Canada Diary Part 16 – Kings and Cohos in Campbell River

Canada Diary Part 16 – Kings and Cohos in Campbell River

We got up at the crack of dawn and made our way to the Campbell River marina to meet our fishing guide for the day – Sonny Boon of Boonie Charters. We were hoping that Sonny would help us hook into the King of all salmon – the mighty Chinook.

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A Travel Dash Around George with #CheapflightsExplorers

A Travel Dash Around George with #CheapflightsExplorers

When I was a young girl, my dream was to win the KTV Trolley Dash, where you would get 2 minutes to race around Toys R Us and fill your trolley with whatever toys and games your heart desired. This is exactly how it felt when we visited George with Cheapflights and spent a day dashing around some of the area’s top attractions.

George and Wilderness on South Africa’s Garden Route are literally bursting with incredible things to do – so many that to experience it properly you should spend at least a weekend, if not a week or two in the area. But this time we had just one day to suss it out.

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Things To Do In Port Elizabeth – 1, 2 and 3 Day Itinerary

Things To Do In Port Elizabeth – 1, 2 and 3 Day Itinerary

Port Elizabeth (PE) sits at the Eastern tip of South Africa’s infamous Garden Route, making it the ideal start or end to an epic South African road trip. With its unspoiled beaches, rolling sand dunes and warm Indian Ocean, PE is heaven on earth for nature lovers. Throw in a fascinating history, a buzzing city vibe, some very trendy restaurants and inhabitants renowned for being friendly and voila – holiday heaven!

Here is our suggested itinerary for a 1, 2 or 3 day visit to our incredible little city:

 

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Port Elizabeth’s Top 5 Sizzling Braai Spots

Port Elizabeth’s Top 5 Sizzling Braai Spots

National Braai Month is over, but that doesn’t mean that South Africans will give up on our favourite meal. With seven blissful months of summer sunshine ahead of us, there is plenty of time to fire up the coals and slap some meat on the grill. Us friendly-city people are lucky enough to have the most incredible spots to enjoy our braais – whether it be at the beach, in the forest or in a local game reserve.

Here are our family’s choice of Nelson Mandela Bay’s top 5 sizzling braai spots:

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