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going on a solocation?… here are all the tips to make it your best trip yet

We all know the story, you plan to go on a trip with a big group of people and as the departure time draws closer, more and more people drop out until you’re the only one left. Or you just want to go on a eat, pray, love kind of…

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a solocation in mombasa

This time last week I was in the middle of my solocation in Mombasa, Kenya – such a lovely time it was! When the work trip was confirmed in October, I immediately thought I wanted to make use of this opportunity and spend a few extra days in the city…

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how to make the most of business travel

I have been away on business travel a lot in the last 2 years, mostly to African cities. These trips allow me to visit places I’ve never been before and thus adding to the total places in the world I’ve explored. At the end of it all though, my main…

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a long weekend in the drakensberg

An annual family holiday has been a tradition in my family since my mom turned 60. Each year we jet off (more like drive off) to a new location where we spend a long weekend together. We’ve been to the Midlands Meander, KZN South Coast, Hartebeespoort and for this year…

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the perfect items to wear on a long haul flight

Spending time on a long haul flight is not one of my favourite things to do so I always try make it as painless as possible by ensuring that the clothes I wear ensure maximum comfort. I cannot think of anything worse than wearing uncomfortable clothing when you are pretty…

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abidjan highlights

I can’t even begin to describe my excitement prior to going to Abidjan last week. I’ve been taking French lessons since January 2019 and apart from in class I haven’t been able to speak French in my everyday life. So going to Abidjan was going to allow me to speak…

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must have carry on luggage essentials

Confession: I used to think that people who had small suitcases as hand luggage were doing too much,  until I became that person! When travelling overseas I used to carry a back pack filled with all my in-flight essentials but now I carry a suitcase and it’s been the best…

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a stopover in perth, australia

A visit to Perth was not on our original itinerary for this trip, we initially wanted to go to Sydney and Melbourne. But after we saw really value for money flights on SAA on Black Friday Perth was officially on our itinerary because SAA flies there directly from Johannesburg. I…

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5 days in melbourne, australia

Backstory: I was meant to travel to Australia in March 2018 but the visa process was just a mess, I received my visa approval letter 2 days before my proposed travel date and by that time I’d already changed travel plans to go to Thailand instead.¬†Finally, in March 2019 we…

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what i want to buy in australia

It’s the end of February when I’m writing this post, I’m sitting on my bed in Durban, South African. But, by the time you read it I will (hopefully) be in the land of Down Under, also known as Australia! In the past when I travel overseas I always have…

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10 days in cape town

It is clearly travel week on my blog this week! I recently spent 10 days in Cape Town for mostly work purposes but you guys know I do try to squeeze in some play time in between all the work I do. Cape Town in the summer time is more…

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ByLungi featured in Sawubona digital magazine

Over the years my blog has grown to include more travel content as I get more travel opportunities through my work and socially. So when I receive a message from fellow content creator Lumka Jwara about an opportunity to be featured on the SAA digital magazine, Sawubona to share about…

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