All posts by: momentumtravels

  • natchez mississippi
On my 5 week solo road trip through the USA I spent a couple of days driving through Mississippi from Memphis to New Orleans. I had mostly just used my Lonely Planet...
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  • swaziland horse ride
When I was in Swaziland I stayed at Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary. There I got the chance to go out with two other girls from my tour group on a 2...
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  • savannah georgia
I had seen so many pictures of the broad, shadowy streets of Savannah with gorgeous old houses, and that was probably the one thing I was looking forward to the...
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  • swaziland village
On my tour around South Africa we also had about 2 days in Swaziland. We stayed very close to a traditional village – not just an act, but a village...
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  • asheville north carolina
I actually didn’t go to Asheville to SEE Asheville, I went there because it was pretty conveniently located on my route down through the Shenandoah National Park and on to...
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  • kruger national park south africa
Second day of game driving in the Kruger National Park in South Africa. The day before we had managed to see 3 of the Big Five – a couple of...
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  • coney island new york
When I was in New York this May I visited with a couple of friends who live in Hoboken, New Jersey. On Saturday we spent the whole day together –...
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  • kruger national park south africa
Kruger National Park was amazing. I was told that we saw more in the 2 days we were there than some people see in 2 weeks. We got up before...
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  • circle b bar florida
I had read about Circle B Bar Reserve in a blog post and decided that that was a place I absolutely had to visit once I got to Florida on...
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  • white house washington dc
After a week in New York I set out for Washington, D.C.. I’ve wanted to visit this city for a long time, most of all just to see all the...
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  • memphis tennessee
I had been looking very much forward to visiting Memphis, although the only thing I really knew to begin with was that Graceland was to be found in this city....
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  • hoboken new jersey
When I visited New York I stayed with two friends who live in Hoboken, New Jersey, right across the river from Manhattan. I didn’t really know what to expect, but...
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  • new orleans louisiana
I spent about 5 days in New Orleans, and I enjoyed the city immensely. It’s colourful, musical and has that edge of weirdness that just makes everything more interesting. I...
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  • shenandoah virginia
My original plan going from Washington, D.C. to Nashville was to simply follow the Blue Ridge Parkway a lot of the way, but when I found out about the Skyline...
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  • new york times square
I have just come home from a 5 week trip through the East and Southeast of the USA. I began the journey in New York City and ended it in...
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  • san francisco
Seeing as I will be going on a long-ish journey to the States in just a few days, and I have read my fair share of literature on America by...
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For a long time, I actually had no intention of seeing Alcatraz during my visit to San Francisco. My reasoning being that it was a prison, and I never wanted...
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Normally I don’t take selfies. You’ve seen a picture of me, you know what I look like, ya know? But, when I find myself in the Wax Museum in Hollywood,...
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  • san francisco
I had read several places that seeing San Francisco by bike was the way to go. So, on my 2nd day there that was what I did. There was a...
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  • luebeck germany
In December last year I went to Lübeck, Germany mainly to see their gorgeous Christmas market. It turns out though that Lübeck is also a very pretty city outside its...
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  • san francisco
From Coit Tower I continued down through the city towards Chinatown and further on to Grace Cathedral, on this little walk around San Francisco. It had started foggy, but had...
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  • trastevere rome
I wrote down any and everything I spent money on when I was in Italy for two weeks, because I wanted to be able to tell more accurately what my...
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  • kilmainham dublin
On a beautiful, clear and very cold morning I found a bus that would take me from midtown out to Kilmainham Gaol in Dublin. This was my final morning in...
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  • favorite books
I feel like I read a lot of books in 2016. Part of the reason was that I was traveling in New Zealand for a couple of months where data...
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  • san francisco
I had planned a walking route through downtown San Francisco that would take me past most of the big tourist sights and should keep me busy for most of the...
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  • beauty guide
Ever wondered how much you could actually fit into that little 1 liter plastic bag you get at the airport? I sure did when I started traveling hand luggage only....
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  • tuscany pitigliano
I spent two weeks working my way down the west coast of Italy, more or less. I started in Florence and ended in Rome, and I truly had the best...
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  • henry cowell
Before going to see the redwoods of Henry Cowell State Park, I went by Santa Cruz because I wanted to see the famous Beach Boardwalk. I arrived fairly early in...
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  • dublin guinness
The Guinness Store House was one of the things I had been looking forward to the most on my Dublin visit. I LOVED this experience! I arrived a little after noon...
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  • trastevere rome
I came back for one last day in Rome before leaving for home. For this day I had decided that I wanted to properly explore the part of town known...
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