Category: Lists

Advice from a plane

I saw a thunderstorm from above today. I fly often. More than most. I have flown through some teeth shattering turbulence, a few odd passenger situations (one including a man being in the bathroom during a landing) and I have seen breathtaking sights from a window seat. But today I saw thunder. Brief flashes of […]

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Lesser known facts about me.

In an attempt to for you to get to know me better, I decided it was time for an “about me” post. But since there is a button for that about this post I figured I’d tell you lesser known things about the Lydia in Greenlydia. I am nosy and tend to read other peoples […]

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Cardiff on the cards

The flights are booked, the papers are (almost) in order and we are off to London in May! Last year something kinda cool happened and I won a spectacular prize sponsored by Virgin Airlines. This here little blog won Best New Comer Travel Blog and a return ticket to the UK. You can read all […]

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2016 in Places

I feel like we say it every year, “this year just flew by”. But in all honesty, it really has. 2016 was one of the toughest years yet and although many things improved, others just went to total shit. I feel like this year more than any other everyone just understands this and feels the […]

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Average Travelers Gift Guide

I am one of those awkward people when it comes to gifts. I LOVE giving people things. I love tiny details in gifts. Giving someone something special or cool makes me ridiculously happy. But whenever I get asked what I would like, I just stand there smiling and then opt out of the awkwardness with “Nothing, […]

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5 things I want to do in Joburg

Every time someone learns I am a born and bred Capetonian living in Joburg, there is a thunderstorm in Joburg. I love this city. I love the noise, the smog, the skyline, the history, the open spaces and the people. Baz Luhrman wrote “Live in New York City once but leave before it makes you hard. Live […]

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