Travel tips: 5 lessons I’ve learned from travelling

Lessons I've learned from travelling

Follow my blog with Bloglovin As far as travelling goes, I am clearly a big fan. However, travelling is not just white beaches and fancy cocktails. Travelling can be tough, can drive you to tears and can challenge you in ways you didn’t know is possible. As I’m reflecting on the year and the challenges […]

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Travel Tips: 10 Things you need to know about Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Travel Tips

Zimbabwe can be the ultimate stress-free holiday if you go prepared. As with many travel destinations that are more adventurous and not filled to the brim with tourists, there are some things you need to know before you leave home. 10 things you need to know before travelling to Zimbabwe: Fly SAA: South African Airways […]

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Travel Places: Finding peace in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls Hotel, Zimbabwe

And so our beautiful, unforgettable and laughter filled Zimbabwean dream trip was starting to come to an end. As our host (and my favourite Zimbabwean), Felicia, from the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority said they saved the best for last. After our Hwange National Park adventure, we were in for another treat. One night in the Elephant Hills […]

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Travel Places: Searching for animals in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

Wildlife wonderland: ‘The police are here because they are warning us that there are lions on the highway’. How many times do you hear that in your life? Cruising in our minibus from Bulawayo to Hwange National Park our final roadblock revealed the exciting news of lions on the highway and our eagerness to reach […]

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Travel Places: Visit beautiful Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Falling in love with Bulawayo and all the purple blossoms: There it was. Everywhere. I couldn’t stop staring and wanted to jump out of the taxi. The Jacaranda tree! It is one of the dozens of colonial ‘leftovers’ that you’ll see in Bulawayo but has become a common sight all over Southern Africa. The picture-perfect […]

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Travel Places: My favourite beaches to swim

Best Beaches

Writing about Cornwall and the brilliant time we had there got me thinking about my favourite beaches and more specifically, places to swim. Let’s be clear. I am very biased with the list. First of all; I haven’t been to all the beaches in the world (such is life) and secondly I am highlighting THREE […]

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Travel Places: Paradise in Porthtowan, Cornwall

For anyone coming from Cape Town (or a town with a beach), you’ll know that we are very blessed with a large selection of crazy beautiful beaches surrounding our crazy beautiful city. After moving to London in  we craved a weekend beach break. Finally, we found a little bit of paradise known as Porthtowan in Cornwall. […]

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Pic of the week: St-Dunstan-in-the-East, London

What: St Dunstan-in-the-East old church ruins. Where: Dunstan’s Hill, London EC3R 5DD. Halfway between London Bridge and Tower of London. When: 15 September 2017 Why: The beautiful bombed ruins of St Dunstan-in-the-East used to be a medieval church destroyed in WWII. It was also severely damaged many years earlier in The Great Fire of London in 1666. […]

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Travel Places: Visit Wonderful Wapping in East London

Wapping, London, UK

Wapping, in East London, is simply wonderful! I can’t thank our dear friends Jana and Ger enough for introducing us to our favourite part of London. If you are looking at renting, buying or just spending a day in the area here is why you need to: What makes Wapping great: Community pride This small […]

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Travel Places: Celebrations in Copenhagen

Things to do in Copenhagen

Copenhagen was everything we hoped it would be and more. It was one of those cities that within an hour of being there we agreed we can both move there (but probably never will). An opinion that all our friends who have been to this lovely city have shared. The style (from decor, clothes and […]

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