Tag: south africa travel guide

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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Average, sometimes.

The blog has been quiet for the last week. Not because of a lack of words, I have just been directing them in another direction. I have been taking stock of a few things and I came to the conclusion that I rarely give myself credit for things. I even put the word “Average” in […]

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Escape to Augrabies

You know when you were in school and adults used to tell you they wished they were still in school and you thought they were out of their minds to want to be a kid again? The last few months I have become that bitter adult wishing I was back in school. Things got heavy […]

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What is my day job?

If you read the first few sentences on my home page you will know that I work in the wine industry. I have never been too clear about what it is (exactly) what I do, for good reason. This space and site are so far removed from my day job that it feels a little weird […]

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Give someone well traveled organs.

August is Organ Donor Awareness month (#ORGust) Organ failure seemed like something that only happened to other people. Until it didn’t. We woke up one day finding ourselves in ER’s at 2am. We found ourselves Googling “How long is the waiting list” and breaking down crying at the search results. We learnt how to dose […]

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2016 Rio Olympics

My obsession with the Olympics started way before I fell in love with the grand opening ceremonies, the magnificent gymnastics or the nail biting swimming events. It didn’t even start with the summer Olympics. To be honest, it didn’t start with the Olympics at all. It started with a movie. Once I can recite by […]

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Tiny Towns – Montagu

This week the lovely Laura from Harassed Mom take us with to the gorgeous little town of Montagu.  Montagu is a gorgeous little town about 2 hours from Cape Town on Route 62! It is surrounded in mountains, making you feel like you are literally in the middle of nowhere but it is fast becoming a […]

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Cheat Sheet

(Still kind of under construction)   Here are my top sites for booking accommodation in SA. (and when to use each one) SA venue – This site is probably the most found one when searching for weekend getaways or last minute accommodation. I do however find that there are loads who don’t list on their site. Safari […]

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