2am in an airport

Dubai International Airport. Unremarkable notes Much like a nightclub in your 20’s, the airport only seems to get busy after midnight. The building transforms from a vacant mall where you wonder how the stores make rent to a buzzing market of people buying overpriced perfumes, Hermes scarves, and gold watches. I browsed duty free and […]

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Things Change

Change is always weird. Everything about change is uncomfortable, even changing your clothes sucks. Who actually wakes up and looks forward to getting dressed. I don’t.  But change is inevitable. Seasons, fashion, people, even underwear. It’s natural. Why do we fear something so…natural? Greenlydia hasn’t had much change over the 8 years of being active. […]

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I used to sit and watch planes

Now I get to be on them. Ever looked up to the sky, saw a plane and wondered where it is flying to? Well, wonder no more.Travelstart have come up with a list of the most popular flight routes searched for by South Africans! The most popular flight route – by far! is the flight from Cape […]

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Top Travel Apps

I have never been the kind of person who plans ahead much. I don’t bother to check in online, I don’t even look up my flight. I kind of just…so up.

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I am not the best, at anything.

Late at night, when I paint my nails and catch up with messages I didn’t get to during the day I get to sit back and marvel at how incredible the people I surround myself with are. The people I cheer on, on a daily basis.

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Must have travel bags

Travel light, but with the best luggage, you can find. I have learned to travel with a solid mix of basics and frivolous things. I wish that after 6 years of writing a travel blog I can write stories about how well I pack. How I have perfected the art of not packing things I don’t […]

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Navigation

Navigation – The process or activity of accurately ascertaining one’s position and planning and following a route.   I have always been rubbish at following a route. I hate cooking with a recipe and give up half way because it feels like work and I shit you not the actual Maps function on my phone […]

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5 Travel Shows to inspire you

As an average traveler, I hold down a day job and live a relatively busy life. At my own will. I like being busy. Even when I can’t keep up physically, I read, have side hustles and am involved in the building a tiny fun little company. But sometimes I being average means that the […]

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Hot air balloon, a dream come true.

I have often written about my dream of taking a flight in a hot air balloon. In fact, if you asked me a month ago what my biggest dream was for 2018 I would have said “for everyone to just be healthy” you would have said “no, something else” and I would reply “a flight […]

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Let’s get cheesy with Dalewood Fromage

Cheese on Marie Biscuits, cheese sandwiches, cheese on crackers, cheese cubes, grated cheese, hard cheese, soft cheese, ANY cheese. My love for cheese runs deep. In fact, both my siblings have the same cheesy addiction. I can remember sitting in our old family home, around the kitchen table, finishing a block of Gouda in a […]

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52 places

I love following 52 week and 365-day challenges and I love cheering people on to stick to it. But more often than not those I follow start one on the 1st of Jan then drop out around the halfway mark. (Except Megan, who even posted in hospitals and planes, nothing stopped her from completing 365beauty […]

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The problem with walls.

The problem with walls, is I have none. When you travel, especially from small town to small town you notice a difference in the way people live. Where I grew up, houses didn’t have high walls around them. we played on each other’s lawns and in the street. Where I live now, if you pass […]

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Curation Question

To curate or not to curate. Every time I scroll through twitter I see more people join the conversation about whether or not you should curate your online presence or not. Well for my first post of 2018 I decided to join the conversation and guess what, I don’t care if you curate or not.

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