Tips, Travel

Tips for planning your next holiday

I love travelling and that is no lie. But one thing I have learned over time is that one does need to plan an d be prepared for your holiday.There is actually several things one needs to do once you have booked your holiday but this post is all the other things leading  up to booking your trip.Planning is very…

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Food, Travel

What to see and eat in Rajasthan for the first time visitor

India, especially for the first time culinary conscious visitor, throws up many challenges on what to choose and what to leave as far as destinations and food are concerned. From the business and glitter hub of Mumbai to the inviting beaches of Goa there are hundreds of fascinating places to see and savour a delicious meal that it may take…

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A Spiced Cheesecake Recipe #ItMustBeThePhilly

Right from the outset let me tell you that making desserts and cakes are not my forte and I rather make a savoury dish than a sweet one. But after making this no bake Cheesecake the other day I am convinced that I should give desserts another try and they do not have to be complicated and require baking. When…

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Food, Recipes

Vegetarian Square Burger #BBSquareOff

Throughout food history sandwiches have appeared in a variety of forms and has become a popular meal choice for people all over the world. I personally love a sandwich as it is the perfect on the go meal and is a great way to multitask without actually stopping for a meal. Why are sandwiches so popular ? easy to make…

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Food, Travel

High Tea at Durban’s Oyster Box

Living in Durban , I try to explore locally as much as possible and support local business. There are still some places and things on my to eat  and to do lists .Durban is  foodie heaven without a doubt and yes I am still eating my way through and enjoying each morsel as I go. On my forever list has…

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Travel

Visiting the Turkish Mosque in Johannesburg

A few months ago on a quick visit to Johannesburg , I insisted that I needed to visit the Turkish Nizamye Mosque.For years I have always driven passed it and marvelled at the beauty.But every time was never right. Determined on this visit I made sure I visited.The Turkish Mosque is indeed an architectural beauty and on entering the premises…

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Travel

The essential guide to packing for a cruise

I am a planner of note but packing often ends up happening rather last-minute because life happens.More than often it is just packing for me so I kind of have a packing list in my head and know what I generally need.However earlier this year ,I headed off on a cruise with my Mum  . This experience taught me several…

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Food, Reviews

14 on Chartwell impresses ME

When ever I have a staycation in my city , I always try and  do as many things as possible like a tourist would do if they stayed in that area.So in June when Mum and I stayed at the Capital Pearls  , I used this opportunity to become a local tourist in the area. As it was a special occasion as…

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General, Personals

Life Update 18.1

It seems like we were just welcoming 2018 and now she is almost on her way out. The days seems to fly by and lets not even talk about weekends that whizz by like a Usain Bolt doing the 100 metre sprint. As I get older I start to appreciate lazy weekends, going to bed at a decent hour, enjoying…

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