Plettenberg Bay from Robberg Peninsula

The Garden Route adventurer’s road trip

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This post may contain affiliate links. Read our Disclosure. The Garden Route is a 300 km long coastal route in the Western Cape that stretches from Mossel Bay to Storms River in the Eastern Cape province, and includes popular towns like Knysna and Plettenberg Bay. As the name suggests, this area is renowned for its spectacular […]

Jill in Sanzhan river gorge

The Golden Grotto (黃金峽谷) River Tracing Trail Guide

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This post may contain affiliate links. Read our Disclosure. The Golden Grotto hike on the east coast of Taiwan is a fantastic half-day river tracing adventure into the heart of the Sanzhan River valley. The hike follows the course of the river, quite literally, into Taiwan’s coastal mountains and into a narrow canyon. A waterfall that […]

Long Tom Pass

The Long Tom Pass: Mpumalanga’s most scenic drive

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Long Tom Pass is a high-altitude pass through the Drakensberg Mountains that marks the start of the Panorama Route in Mpumalanga. There couldn’t be a better gateway to one of the most picturesque regions of South Africa. The elevated position of Long Tom Pass provides a perfect vantage point from which to enjoy the natural […]

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden: Cape Town’s beautiful backyard

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Nestled on the eastern slopes of Cape Town’s Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden has a lot to boast about. For starters, with Table Mountain as its backdrop and incorporating spectacular views of the mountains it is arguably one of the most beautiful botanical gardens in the world. It is also the only botanical gardens in […]