Travel Places: My London Big 5 (No. 1 South African High Commission/ Trafalgar Square)

I'm very proudly South African. I like to think that anyone who interacts with me will know this after about 30 seconds. Moving to London was a much bigger adjustment than I thought it would be. It's only very recently that I've started to appreciate the city for all its magnitude and diversity, and finally … Continue reading Travel Places: My London Big 5 (No. 1 South African High Commission/ Trafalgar Square)

Travel Places: One night in Brighton

Brighton - Beautiful, beachy, blissful Brighton. Brighton is the ideal "I need to get the hell out of London for one night before I loose my mind" stay. We've all been there. Whether you are a tourist or a Londoner this city can get a bit much and Brighton is the perfect one-night getaway. As soon … Continue reading Travel Places: One night in Brighton

Travel Accessories: 5 Laptop bags to take on vacation

You might be sceptical to travel with your most priced tech positions, and I don't blame you. It's daunting to think you might damage the goods that are not only very valuable when it comes to costs but also carries a lot of personal value. You can and should have travel insurance, but isn't there … Continue reading Travel Accessories: 5 Laptop bags to take on vacation

Travel Places: Hong Kong

A few years ago we travelled to Hong Kong as part of a holiday to Vietnam and Cambodia. We spent four nights in Hong Kong which isn't nearly enough time to explore this (sensory overload) city. Finding a hotel was overwhelming enough. If you are heading that way and need a comfortable hotel I can … Continue reading Travel Places: Hong Kong

Travel tips: Travel with Flying Tiger

Flying Tiger! It's hard to describe this place but in three words it's: Amazing Affordable Fun It's one of the first shops I fell in love with after moving to London. Essentially if you need that one thing that you can't figure out where to find, you'll find it at Tiger. But that's not all...you'll … Continue reading Travel tips: Travel with Flying Tiger

Travel Places: Visiting Keukenhof

I have previously written about Amsterdam and how visiting Keukenhof was one of the highlights of our trip. However, I only shared a couple of photos, so this one is for all the true tulip lovers out there. We had pretty high expectations going there, but nothing prepared us for the thousands of tulips that … Continue reading Travel Places: Visiting Keukenhof

Travel Places: 5 Tips for a trip to Bruges & Gent

Earlier this year we had were lucky enough to meet a friend from South Africa in Belgium. We were only able to spend one night there and decided that taking the Eurostar was the best option to make the most of our short, very cold but super sweet trip. As mentioned in my Amsterdam post … Continue reading Travel Places: 5 Tips for a trip to Bruges & Gent

Travel Tips: Say yes to the travel dress

Are you the type of person who spends most of your time in jeans? Then maybe like me, you're always travelling with heavy luggage! The solution is so simple: pack dresses in stead!  It's taken me longer than I'd like to admit, but finally, I'm travelling lighter. Here is why dresses are the absolute best: … Continue reading Travel Tips: Say yes to the travel dress

Travel Places: Disneyland discount and 5 tips!

This one is for all the adult kids out there. In June 2016 I got to visit Disneyland® Park, Paris with one of my best friends! Something we've dreamt about since we were little girls, growing up in the Klein Karoo, South Africa. If you are lucky enough to visit Disneyland® Park this summer then you'll … Continue reading Travel Places: Disneyland discount and 5 tips!

Travel Places: 5 things to do in Crete, Greece

Who doesn't like island living? Warm water, white beaches and cheap pink snorkelling gear on every corner! Crete has it all... When to go: Friends gave us the valuable advice of going at the start of the season (first week in May), and boy were we treated like royalty! We arrived at the Atlantica Kalliston and … Continue reading Travel Places: 5 things to do in Crete, Greece