Tips, Travel

10 Things I miss about London

London is one of those cities you simply fall in love with and never forget.   For almost a decade of my life I lived and worked in London. I used every opportunity to explore the city and became more fascinated with each trip. Many people do not like London for the weather but coming from a super hot country…

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Personals, Travel

10 Life Lessons from #KeralaBlogExpress

When I flew off to Kerala to join the #KeralaBlogExpress , never in a million years did I think of all the life lessons I would gain on my two-week journey . With the hashtag #ATripOfALifetime nothing prepared me for what I learnt and how much value it has given to my life. Joining 29 strangers for two weeks on…

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Western Ghats of Kerala Experience

While preparing for my trip to Kerala, I received an email informing us that we would be going camping and trekking through the Western Ghats of Kerala. Instantly I googled and was told my by trusty friend Google that this would be an amazing experience. I am not a trekking or camping well more glamping girl but I was determined…

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Take Me to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

One of the things that caught my attention when I checked into my hotel on Abu Dhabi, was the majestically beautiful Sheikh Zayed Mosque.The Mosque was literally across the waterway.And I could not wait to visit this place of beauty.Having done some research I was prepared to explore and could not contain my excitement. My fascination with mosques started after…

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Secrets of the Spices from Kerala

It is no coincidence that Kerala is known as the Spice Capital of the World. The perfect climate and soil is home to various exotic spices. God’s Own Country has a varied history of inhabitants from the Dutch to the British and the Arabs. The aroma of the Spices of Kerala seem to have drawn the rest of the world…

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10 Reasons why I LOVE KERALA

Before my trip of a lifetime to Kerala , I knew that visiting this state was defo part of my Travel Bucket List. Having never visited India , I was over the moon that my first encounter would be in beautiful Kerala also known as God’s Own Country and it is no wonder it is included on the Ultimate India…

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Personals, Travel

A quick glimpse of #KeralaBlogExpress

Late last night, I arrived home to South Africa from two weeks in Kerala. To say that this was a Trip of a Lifetime would be an understatement of what I learnt and discovered in God’s Own Country. Kerala Tourism played the role of a  gracious hostess to 30 bloggers from 25 countries around the world. A road trip on…

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South Africa a land of contrasts…..

Since my return to SA in 2010, I have started to view my home country in a different light . They say we often don’t realise the worth of something until its gone.   This statement proved true as during my time in the UK I clung onto everything that was South African from mementos to food items even things…

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A walk down Edgeware Road

I am mad about all things Arabic. From food,music to art and the language it all intrigues me. During my London days , I was first introduced to the Arab way and my education came from food. I was introduced to various Arabic Foods from different Arab countries  each with their own unique flavours and common dishes. All this was new…

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Desert Adventures #InAbuDhabi

The Desert is a place of beauty and mystery. On my 1st day in Abu Dhabi we were whisked off on our Desert Adventure. We were picked up by our friendly driver in a 4×4 before we headed off into the sand dunes. The Arabian Nights Village, were our hosts that evening. Nothing could have prepared us for the evening…

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