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,… Continue reading My Sweep South Super Star!
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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… 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… 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… 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… 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… Continue reading Post Lockdown – Coastal Properties in South Africa
Making a Difference: Many of you know, I love my Uzwelo re-useable bags. The team and family behind the brand, started with one goal in mind: To make a difference. The Uzwelo brand, has many initiatives under its umbrella, working with sustainable materials, encouraging upcycling, reusing, and the conscious movement of eliminating fast fashion. They… Continue reading Proudly South African Brand: Expand A Sign, Donate 750 Masks During Covid_19
Don't be kak, be lekker! That was the motto at Up the Creek, this year. And let me tell you, the Creekers heard it loud and clear! Up The Creek Music Festival 2020, was a vibe! Much like my next breath, I am eagerly anticipating the release dates, for the next Up The Creek 2021,… Continue reading #CeexFests2020: Up The Creek Music Festival
Recently, I got to chat with the lovely Justin, of Justin Uncorked, to talk about his recent trip to Bali, Indonesia. I loved what Justin had to share about his trip and some of the thoughts he had on the realities of traveling to Bali, on a South African passport. Question: Who is Justin, what… Continue reading Interview: Justin Uncorked on Bali Indonesia
It's simple really. The team behind this year's #CoronaSunsets festivals, hosted across the country, outdid themselves. Not only did they come to the table, but they served the food, flared the drinks and provided the entertainment. If it had been a dinner evening, every one of us would have been "those" guests, the guests refusing… Continue reading #CeexFests2020: CORONA – This Is Living