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: 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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Travel Places: Top 5 Porto Tips

After spending four lovely nights in Lisbon, we got on a train and headed to Porto. We bought our ticket the day before (you can pick up a ticket from any of the major stations in Lisbon), but I would recommend being a bit more organised and buying in advance here. We arrived at Porto early […]

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Travel Places: Top 5 Lisbon tips

Lisbon Portugal Tram

As a family we’ve wanted to travel to Portugal for many years, finally, we made it happen. I met my parents in Lisbon where they arrived after taking incredibly well-priced flights from Cape Town to Lisbon with TAAG at R4200. TAAG currently has super specials that you need to check out. Both my parents can’t […]

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Travel Tech: Try this app

Travel Tech Lucky Trip App

It is NOT a real problem to have, I’m fully aware of that, but if you are lucky enough to have the opportunity to travel it is sometimes overwhelming to decide where to go. With all the bloggers *cough*, travel sites, hotel booking sites and your friend’s Instagram feed the world really is your oyster. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Travel Places: Top 5 things to do in Amsterdam


Amsterdam has long been on our list of adventures, and after moving to London, we were finally able to make the dream a reality. Ready on to see our top 5 things that you can’t miss out on while in Amsterdam. Getting there We wanted to take the train to Amsterdam from London but also […]

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