Unpopular opinions and other unnecessary things.

I am close to 30 and I figured it’s time I stop shying away from things. I am going into a new era and I am going to own it. However long it may last. Post after post of ’50 facts about me” have crossed my screen and each one more boring than the next. […]

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Trier, the place I didnt know I needed to see.

Theres a golden hour in autumn in Europe. The sun hits everything around you and for a brief few moments your day lights up in gold. Everything shimmers and your shit mood melts away.  I don’t like much of Germany. I sound awful saying it. But Germans are intense. Maybe I’ll like it more if […]

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Our dazzling country

PSSSST…there is a new Travel Campaign in town it’s pretty damn cool. Dazzle South Africa crept into my Instagram feed earlier this month and I was instantly interested and went into stalk mode. I dug and couldn’t find anything and was even more intrigued. When I saw the press release in my inbox I was […]

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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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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 don’t like Durban

Ok to be fair, it is gorgeous and the warm water is lovely. Durban didn’t do anything to me. But it has become one of those places you associate with a shit time/event/feeling. You know? When a song reminds you something you simply skip it on your playlist and move on. Durban has now become […]

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Whats on my face – Durban

I have never been a makeup girl. Well, I guess to an extent I am, but less so than friends. Painting my face has never been high on my priority list and I happily leave the house with nothing on my face other than sunscreen. No one wants to read about life being harder recently. (Who […]

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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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