Tips, Travel

Bali is on the Bucket List

Most people, after reading the book and watching the highly acclaimed movie, Eat, Pray, Love, starring Julia Roberts, added Bali to their Bucket List. I too, like many, added Bali to my ever-growing Bucket List, in hope of finding love on the island like Julia Roberts did in the movie, with a tall, dark and handsome stranger. But as time…

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Tips, Travel

Surviving Long Haul Flights

As much as I love flying and the entire travel experience, long haul flights tend to stress me out  big time.The first long haul flight I did was a solo flight to London.Besides having a million emotions a tears doing this flight made things a bit more draining on me,not knowing what to expect I felt like a kid on…

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#LocalisLekker, Tips, Travel

Travelstart Black Flyday Deals

As travellers ,we are always looking for flight deals and trying to bag the cheapest tickets and let’s face it with our exchange rate here we need to be smarter travellers.To me personally travel is the one thing I that is constantly on my mind on a daily basis and yes I can constantly adding to my ever-growing #TravelBucketList. I…

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Food, Recipes, Tips

Gulab Jamun with Royal Baking Powder

No celebration or ritual in an Indian home is complete with a large selection of sweetmeats or mithai. All of these sweet treats are homemade and egg-free, which is important especially in Hindu homes. Gulab Jamun is one of the sweetmeats that is very popular and a firm favourite of both young and old. Gulab Jamun can best be described…

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Tips, Travel

How to become a Travel Blogger ?

Most people I meet often say “gosh you travel for free so amazing!” and then promptly go on to say “I am going to become a Travel Blogger so I to can travel for free.” Sorry to pop your bubble but nothing is for FREE and there is a lot more that happens behind the scenes than just the pretty…

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Personals, Reviews, Tips

Confessions of a Sneaker Addict

Hello everyone , I am Verushka and I am a sneaker addict.My addiction is fairly recent and started in February of this year.I buy sneakers and hide them in my handbag. After a media trip that January to Dubai I realised I needed to change the shoes I wore for several reasons.My trip was 48 hours and it was so…

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Tips, Travel

Learn some Arabic before you go to Dubai

My love affair with the Arabic language started roughly in 2002 while I was living in London.Prior to this Arabic was not something that interested me and not a language I wanted to learn how to speak. Living and working in London’s East End, I was surrounded by Arabs from all corners of the world including their food stores and…

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