Tips, Travel

Cruising on the MSC with a parent

I have been on an MSC cruise ship before about five years ago.It was a weekend cruise aboard the MSC Opera.So when an invite popped into my inbox with an invitation aboard the MSC Sinfonia for five days with my plus 1 , there was no way I was going to say no.The cruise was going to the Portugese Islands…

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#TravelThursday, Tips, Travel

Airport Hacks & Tips to make your journey much easier from King Shaka International Airport

King Shaka International Airport is my local airport which I fly from.I love airports as I get excited about catching flights and meeting loved ones at the airport.Blame the movie Love Actually for putting these emotions and thoughts into my head. Before the new airport ,the old airport was literally ten minutes away from home.Often we would find ourselves at…

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Personals, Tips

The Ultimate Saving Guide for a great financial year

As I get older my spending habits change, and I start to worry about things like investments, retirement annuities, stocks and shares, funeral policies and owning a home. This adulting business is rather stressful but my goal for 2018 is to adopt an attitude of saving and do some adult things. It has dawned on me that my mum will…

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Personals, Tips, Travel

2018 Goals,Dreams and a sprinkle of magic

And just like that 2018 has arrived and the first week of the month has ended. I head back to work this week so I thought this was the perfect time to write this post.The festive season is always a difficult time of year especially if you have lost loved ones as the “empty chair” is more noticable.The New Year…

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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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