Travel Gear: Osprey Farpoint 40 Litre Backpack – RTW with hand luggage ONLY!

I read more blogs about bags before setting out on this trip than almost anything else! With my RTW ticket, I could check in 2 large suitcases, take a large hold-all and a personal item. However, did I want to get to the airport and stand in a check-in queue or a bag-drop line? Or … Continue reading Travel Gear: Osprey Farpoint 40 Litre Backpack – RTW with hand luggage ONLY!

Shopping: Funny Foods @ Checkers Hyper, Sandton, Johannesburg

Don't you just love supermarkets away from home? Well, I do! Especially when there's weird and wonderful stuff which everyone thinks of as normal in that country.  Who said Irish black pudding was weird....??? Today's victim is Checkers Hyper in Sandton Mall in Johannesburg.  It's in a lovely mall, it's massive, bound to be some … Continue reading Shopping: Funny Foods @ Checkers Hyper, Sandton, Johannesburg