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  • V & A Waterfront, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
    May 2, 2014

      So I decided to give a hot barber shave a try… I have seen this traditional ‘olde engligh barber shop’ at the V&A Waterfront a couple of times before and gave it a try on Saturday afternoon before big night ...
  • Worcester, Western Cape, South Africa
    Apr 21, 2014

    This has always been something I wanted to do. On a recent trip into the mountains at Worchester, a friend and I went onto a hike into the mountains along the mountain river. Our ultimate destination was the waterfall at the end. We were...
  • Baviaanskloof Nature Reserve, Willowmore, Eastern Cape, South Africa
    Mar 19, 2014

      Our trip to the Baviaanskloof was an epic five day trip. We spent the first night in Oudtshoorn at a superb bed and breakfast – we thought we won’t rough it too much initially. We are at a fantastic restaurant – ...
  • Anura Vineyards, Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa
    Feb 24, 2014

    I attended a level 1 training course for offroad and dual sport BMW motorcycles at Anura Wine Estate. It was an extremely hot day that involved plenty of new skills to master. My buddy and I however sailed through the programme – r...
  • Tsisikamma Mountain Reserve, Joubertina, South Africa
    Feb 7, 2014

    This is a relatively small tick mark of the list, but I always wanted to do the jump off a cliff into a river or the ocean. I got my opportunity during my birthday weekend when me and a friend went away for the weekend to the Tsitsikamma...
  • Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours, Darnell Street, Kareedouw, Eastern Cape, South Africa
    Feb 6, 2014

      Doing the Tsitsikamma canopy tours, aka zip lining has always been on the list for some time. On a trip to the Tsitsikamma during my birthday weekend I finally got my chance. Overall the experience was worth it, but I enjoy my thr...
  • Theewaterskloofdam, Caledon, Western Cape, South Africa
    Jan 29, 2014

  • Killarney Race Track, Potsdam Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
    Jan 16, 2014

       
  • Truk Blue Lagoon Resort, Neiwe, Chuuk, Micronesia
    Nov 16, 2013

    This trip has been one of the highlights of my diving career and a very serious tick mark on my long term epic trip bucket list. Truk or alternative known as Chuuk Lagoon. Here’s what Wikipedia has to say about this truly unique di...
  • Aug 13, 2013

    So this is an interesting tick on the bucket list. I have number of close friends and family that is either musicians themselves, or have a deep love and appreciation for all things good music. A number of them I’ll call proper aud...
  • Jun 20, 2013

      Yay, so I managed to get my upgrade. As my mentor told me years ago - if only men realised how far a carefully placed compliment can get you in life.... So I had to spend the week in London for business and unfortunately was booke...
  • Jun 16, 2013

      I had this naive idea that the oldest bookshop in London would be the little hole in the wall looking like one of the shops out of the Harry Potter movie. It was with this idea in the back of my mind that I went looking for Foyles...
  • Jun 16, 2013

      I am spending this week in London for work. I have seen most of the touristy attractions over the years on my work related travels to the UK, but every so often it's worth revisiting some of these. With an hour or two to kill ...
  • Jun 16, 2013

      I have always had a bit of natural fondness for the Sherlock Homes stories. I have always wanted to visit the well-known Sherlock Homes pub in London and today I managed to find an hour to go past the pub. The official website for...
  • Jun 14, 2013

      For those of you unfamiliar with these caves, here’s a brief introduction thanks to Wikipedia: The Cango Caves are located in Precambrian limestones at the foothills of the Swartberg range near the town of Oudtshoorn in the ...
  • Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia
    Oct 19, 2012

      Manado and especially the Lembeh Straits is probably to best muck diving anywhere in the world. My trip to this lesser known diving destination is still one of the highlights of my life. The Lembeh Straits has hundreds of underwat...
  • Safaga, Qesm Safaga, Red Sea Governorate, Egypt
    Jul 21, 2012

      This has always been of interest – to find something in the water such as Nessie, the Lochness monster. I have always believed, rather hoped that there are truly large monsters to be found, and that with a bit of luck, I&rsq...
  • Jul 14, 2012

      Scuba diving is one of my great pleasures in life. I have dive all over the world and have seen many a fantastic thing. I must admit, that one of my firm favourites is wreck diving. My greatest experience to date yet has been divi...
  • Jul 14, 2012

    My diving activities has taken me to fantastic places over the years and I have been privileged to see a great many wonderful sea creatures and critters during the past five years. I have dived with all kinds of sharks, and although that...
  • Umkomaas, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    May 15, 2012

      Diving for me is very much about three things - underwater photography, visiting great destinations for fantastic holidays, and finally, to see the underwater animals. I have had the pleasure of seeing a very large number of sea a...
  • Umkomaas, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    May 12, 2012

      Some friends and I attended the "Paddle Out" held in Scottburgh in Tribute of Sharks. What is this event about? For the first time, many of the dive operators whose clients enjoy communing with the marine life that the A...
  • Umkomaas, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    May 12, 2012

      There are a couple of sea animals everyone would like to see. Sea turtles have always been high on my list. I have seen many of these animals before, but for the purposes of building a cool bucket list, here's my most recent c...
  • Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
    May 12, 2012

      Ok, so I managed to track down a speciality coffee shop selling these amazing coffee beans. If you do not know what the big fuss is all about, please read the following intro thanks to Wikipedia: Kopi luwak (Indonesian pronunciati...
  • Umkomaas, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    May 2, 2012

    I qualified with a DAN Basic Life Support Provider, or, otherwise known as Emergency First response. This course was a prerequisite for the NAUI rescue course completed during May 2012 in Umkomaas. Unfortunately we were way too busy lear...
  • May 1, 2012

    I qualified with a DAN First Aid Provider, which includes CPR as key skill to the course. Unfortunately we were way too busy learning skills to take the time to take pictures. That may be a good thing. Nobody wants to see two nearly midd...
  • Apr 11, 2012

    Me diving the Nuhosh Cenote in Mexico during my cave diving training. This is still one of my all-time best bucket list achievements and I have every intention to go back and dive a couple more caves in this vast cave system in the Mexic...
  • Umkomaas, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Jan 25, 2012

      Ok, so here's another important tick on my bucket list. Tony and I have successfully completed our NAUI rescue divers course during a trip to Umkomaas in May 2012. The course was presented by Kevin Graham from Diving in Africa...
  • Camps Bay, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
    Jan 19, 2012

     So I had to start the process of getting some of these items ticked off my list to at least feel as if I am making some progress. Yesterday was a fantastic Camps Bay day - the sun was shining, the water was perfectly blue and every...
  • Nov 22, 2008

    I have always wanted to race a proper track car, like the Formula One cars around a track. This is for most utterly unattainable, but fortunately there’s a company in South Africa that allows virtually anyone to have this experienc...
  • Franschhoek, Western Cape, South Africa
    Nov 16, 2000

    I confess: I am a petrol head. I love cars, and bikes and all things motorised. The Franschhoek Motor Museum is a place I have paid a visit on a number of occasions and it is highly recommended for anyone with a love for cars – bot...
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