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travel // a weekend in the south coast

In July we went on a family weekend getaway for my mom’s birthday. This time around we decided to go to the KZN south coast for some sun as opposed to our winter getaway last year. We stayed in the small suburb of Pennington, my sister found us a very…

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travel // midlands meander

This past weekend I spent in the KZN Midlands, Midlands Meander to be more exact. We went on a family holiday for my mom’s birthday. The holiday was a mixture of exploring and also relaxing, chatting and laughing with the family. Whenever we are together, laughter is the theme! Here…

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spice island // zanzibar

In my previous travel post, I wrote about how my sister and I used to go to island holidays back in the day. We also decided to venture out to the spice island: Zanzibar for a 5 day stay in November 2012. We chose Zanzibar because it’s close to SA…

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Sisterhood holiday… a long weekend in Mauritius

It’s Thursday, let’s throw it back to another holiday I took. My sister and I used to go on vacations that we called the Sisterhood Weekend Island Getaway (SWIG), on our first trip we went to Mauritius for 4 days. This was back in 2010. It was the first time…

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Travel // Dubai

Another installment of Travel Thursday – if this is the first post you’re reading, this is a #TBT series where I post about my previous travel experiences that I had written about in my previous blog. This time it’s about my trip to Dubai in August 2014. 

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Cape Town Highlights

Going to Cape Town never gets old. I make a point to go there as often as I can. The last time I was there was 2 years ago, so another trip was definitely overdue. Even though I spent 4 years living in Cape Town while I was at UCT, being…

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How to have the ultimate road trip & highlights of my Durban to Cape Town road trip

I love a good road trip. They were very prevalent in my life a few years ago and suddenly died off when I moved to Durban. There is so much that goes into a good road trip, one wrong element can ruin the whole trip. In the spirit of the…

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Travel // Lungi and the chocolate factory

It’s Travel Thursday time #TBT . Travel TBT is a throw back to my previous travel posts that I wrote on my previous blog which I have since closed down. So this is another instalment from when I was living in Switzerland, I used to take trips on Saturdays to interesting…

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[Travel] South East Asia – work and a bit of play

Travel Thursday time! This time I am writing about a trip which I haven’t written about before and one that is fairly recent. In January 2015 I travelled to Hanoi, Vietnam for a conference and Bangkok, Thailand for a visit to some work partners. Even though the travel was mostly…

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[Travel] My birthday weekend at Royal Thonga Safari Lodge

For my birthday, I spent time at Royal Thonga Safari Lodge in Northern KZN, it is 50km from the South Africa/Mozambique Border. Firstly, I am so surprised at myself for not having travelled this part of the province before, it’s not too far from where I am based. The lodge…

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[Travel] My week spent in Bujumbura, Burundi

It’s Travel Thursday! Whoot whoot! With everything that has been going on in Burundi lately, I felt it the time to share about the time I spent there in 2009. I was in the capital city Bujumbura for a week. The main reason I was there was to attend a…

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[Travel] Ola Barcelona!

Hi everybody! It’s a quarter to the weekend! Another travel Thursday, let’s take a trip down memory lane to 2 years ago when I visited Barcelona. I went with my sister and my BFF, we flew in from Geneva to Barcelona where we spent 4 days. The trip was filled…

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