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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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Personals, Travel

Kerala Blog Express 2016

A few days ago a South African blogger , tagged me in a tweet with Kerala Tourism. Having just returned from my Media Trip to Abu Dhabi this caught my attention rather instantly. Being of Indian roots and having never set foot in India was the motivating force of why I clicked on to the link. So what is Kerala…

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Travel

The lessons I have learnt from Travel

To say I was born with some gypsy blood running through my veins would be an almost accurate description of my love for travel. Did I tell you that my name is of Russian origin and that I am South African of Indian roots? Crazy but maybe that was the start of my travel bug. From a young age both…

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Events, Personals, Travel

Bon Voyage from the SpiceGoddess

Later this afternoon I will be heading off on an exciting adventure of a lifetime. I will be flying off to Abu Dhabi for 5 days on a Media Trip. I will be the guest of the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Cultural Authority.   For those who know me will know about my fascination of the Arab world. Ever since…

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