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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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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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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Reviews, Travel

Capital Pearls – A home away from home

Earlier this month for Mum’s birthday, we headed off for a staycation at the Capital Pearls situated in Umhlanga.As we live on the south we really venture to that part of Durban so this was the perfect opportunity to explore the local area and staying at the Capital Pearls would be a great idea. I am a huge advocate of travelling locally so this…

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Aapravasi Ghat a UNESCO site in Mauritius

On the morning of my last trip to Mauritius ,we had the morning free and I was determined to see as much as I could around Port Louis.So when our family friend suggested a visit to the Aapravasi Ghat which is a UNESCO World Heritage site I was rather excited..Situated in the heart of the bustling Port Louis ,it is…

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A Taste of Istanbul in Durban-Sofra Istanbul

There are many reasons I travel and each adventure leaves me longing for the places I have been to.The biggest reminder of past travels for me personally is the Food I ate.Many moons ago while I was living in London,I got to visit Istanbul.I knew a bit about Turkey as I had Turkish friends and I had eaten some rather delicious…

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A Dubai guide for all budgets

The more I speak to people about the world of travel and my own personal experiences about travel the more I realise how many misconceptions people have about travelling especially to Dubai.Most people think that Dubai is all about Designer shops, 5 star hotels and a party central for the the rich and famous but there is so much more…

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Fordoun : A tranquil sanctuary in the Midlands

Last July on a media trip to the Midlands, I was lucky enough to go for a walk through the grounds of Fordoun Hotel and Spa.As it was the middle of winter everything was in 50 shades of brown but nonetheless utterly beautiful.Driving down the long driveway lined with beautiful trees that welcome you one does feel like they are…

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British Airways flys direct to London from Durban

From the start of this week the media carried teasers of Breaking News to be shared at the opening of the Tourism Indaba in Durban this week.So when I was included in the tweet revealing that British Airways would be flying direct to London from King Shaka International Airport ,to say I was over the moon was a total understatement.…

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