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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Travel

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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Travel

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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Food, Reviews

14 on Chartwell impresses ME

When ever I have a staycation in my city , I always try and  do as many things as possible like a tourist would do if they stayed in that area.So in June when Mum and I stayed at the Capital Pearls  , I used this opportunity to become a local tourist in the area. As it was a special occasion as…

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General, Personals

Life Update 18.1

It seems like we were just welcoming 2018 and now she is almost on her way out. The days seems to fly by and lets not even talk about weekends that whizz by like a Usain Bolt doing the 100 metre sprint. As I get older I start to appreciate lazy weekends, going to bed at a decent hour, enjoying…

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#LocalisLekker, Food, Reviews

Everybody needs #SomeBunnyToLove

The iconic Bunny Chow is a much loved South African dish that truly represents our Rainbow Nation.So when BB Bakeries invited me to be apart of the #SomeBunnyToLove campaign the foodie in me was super excited. What is a Bunny Chow ? “Food is everything we are.It’s an extension of nationalist feeling ,ethnic feeling,your personal history,your province,your history ,your tribe,your…

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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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Reviews, Tips, Travel

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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Food, Travel

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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