The Box Consider me impressed. A few weeks ago, I entered a competition, to win a Self Care box, one that was desperately needed at the time. A few weeks after entering, and honestly almost forgetting, I won. I was elated. If you follow me on Twitter and Instagram, you will notice that I talk about mental health awareness, and have always been open about … Continue reading What’s in The Box? Sanctum Self – Care Dreambox
Venue: Love is exactly what I felt when we stepped foot into this oasis. I loved this and I loved that, and everything my eyes landed on, I loved. My second thought was, wow, it looks nothing on the inside as it does from the outside. Located behind black painted walls on Lower Kloof street, hides an unpretentious entrance to Kloof Street House. At the … Continue reading Bohemian Love at Kloof Street House, Capetown.
Venue: Recently I got the opportunity to visit the noted Mantra Café in Camps Bay. I was meeting some friends for the first time in months and had high expectations of the venue. We visited just before sunset and specifically for the sunset. The beautiful artwork on their walls is a bonus, which if you like enough, you can buy. We requested a table, right … Continue reading Sunset at Mantra Cafe in Camps Bay, Capetown
Hello everyone, oh gosh it has been awhile. So much has been happening over the last nine months, from hospital drama, to having double major surgery and all sorts of bits and bobs in between. However, I am not here to talk about that today, today I am here to officially remind you, that you can now both hire me and or buy my photography. … Continue reading Hire Me – Photographer and Stock Photography Services
As many of you know, I have been in an out of hospital for most of the last year. As a consequence of my medical health, I have been unable to do any “intense” activities, work and or cleaning. Which can be an issue, when you’re a little obsessed with having a clean environment. Cue, my Sweep South Superstar! I have used the Sweep South … Continue reading My Sweep South Super Star!
Physically and mentally exhausted South Africans are slowly emerging from lockdown in search of a much-needed holiday. Unfortunately, due to the financial consequences of the past few months, countless families are finding themselves cash-strapped and having to count every cent. Is it better to forego that December family road trip or holiday and opt for a staycation instead? Not necessarily. Here are some family vacation … Continue reading Keep it local: Family Holidays on a Budget
One of my past times is watching good quality, travel-based Youtube videos. There are some amazing creators out in this beautiful world, who are able to bring destinations, accommodations, and adventure activities right to the comfort of your couch. The Luxury Travel Expert, is just one of those creators, and I have been “obsessed” with his videos, for a very long time. Often being transported … Continue reading How to Travel in Lockdown: The Best Virtual Getaways on Youtube, by The Luxury Travel Expert.
Listen to the water – a new podcast series The 12 podcasts feature stories about water across South Africa, and the water heroes and activists behind them. From phosphate mining in the Cape West Coast biosphere to protecting the Cape Flats aquifer to cleaning up Cape Town’s water canals. Hosted by Gugulethu Mhlungu (editor, TV & Radio presenter and writer) and Sekoetlane Phamodi (writer, activist … Continue reading For Water, For Life: A Podcast Series, highlighting the value and scarcity of Water, in Southern Africa.
I’ve been dreaming about returning to the Spanish Guest Lodge, since the moment we drove out the gate. Could I have turned around, and driven straight back in, and stayed an extra few days, I would have. The Location The Spanish Farm Guest Lodge is one of the lovely boutique properties under the Cape Summer Villa portfolio, and so far, it’s my favourite. Located in … Continue reading Cape Summer Villas: Spanish Farm Guest Lodge, Somerset West
As many of us know, travelers and business owners alike. The Corona Virus Pandemic has hit us hard. Many of us, can no longer go outside other than to our local shops for food, and to the pharmacy for medicine. Many businesses have closed down, shut down or have completely collapsed during this time. The travel, tourism and media industries in these sectors have been … Continue reading Post Lockdown – Coastal Properties in South Africa