Tag: travelling in south africa

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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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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2017 in places

Anyone feel like you have been holding your breath this whole year? January kicked off with a customary underwear dip in the pool. A fresh start. So much promise. So many wonderful things were right in reach.  February brought change. Change we were all ready for and change we have been learning to live with […]

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5 things to buy the average traveller for Christmas

A gift guide for the traveller girl who doesn’t like receiving gifts. It’s no secret that I am not a fan of Christmas. In fact the older I get the more I actively dislike it. I don’t put a tree, I don’t decorate anything. For one, I go home to Cape Town for Christmas. But I […]

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WHAT TO PACK FOR THE MOTHER CITY

GB GREEN LYDIA – WHAT TO PACK FOR THE MOTHER CITY   There are few places on the planet that combine progressive innovation and world-class entertainment with the backing track of an African rhythm; where culinary bliss is rivaled only by some of the most beautiful vistas imaginable. This is Cape Town, and it is […]

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Hot Air Balloons

I once saw a bunch of hot air balloons being inflated in a field in Bath, in the UK. It was the clearest day. Not a cloud in the sky right in the centre of Bath in Victoria Park a whole bunch of air balloons were slowly being inflated. Eager passengers waiting in anticipation for […]

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5 Famous Filming Locations in South Africa

Did you know bits of SA often feature in blockbusters? Cool right? Have a look below at the 5 most used spots to film in South Africa. South Africa is currently enjoying a boost in economy thanks to it being frequently used as a hotspot for filming Hollywood movies. With support from the government, as […]

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