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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

Travel

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.…

Continue Reading

General, Reviews, Techno

Dehumidifier to the rescue ! Humidity be gone

The Durban weather over the last few months has been extremely uncomfortable. Since moving back home in 2010 from London, I have been really struggling with trying to cope with the weather. I seem to also find myself now suffering from sinus and allergic to dust mites which leave me with hives. During the warm weather, I cannot live without…

Continue Reading

Food, Reviews

A Taste Journey at Vasco's

Portuguese explorer , Vasco da Gama was well-known for his voyages of discovery and more especially his discovery of the sea route to India.This voyage changed the face of culinary trends worldwide and still does today. KwaZulu Natal was discovered on Christmas day hence the Portuguese name Natal. So it is no wonder that the new Vasco’s situated in the…

Continue Reading

Food, Reviews, Uncategorized

Eat Big at The Big Easy Durban

The Big Easy is situated at The Hilton Hotel in Durban. Having eaten here twice  I can truly say the food , service and staff are amazing. Two Saturdays ago Mum and I headed off for lunch to The Big Easy. It was a cool day and Durban almost fooled us it was winter. We were warmly welcomed into the…

Continue Reading

#LocalisLekker, Food, Reviews

A fusion take on Tea at Jeera

The thought of High Tea instantly conjures up memories of Ladies all decked out in their finery sipping tea and nibbling on treats well specifically eating cucumber sandwiches and scones. High Tea has always been a British Tradition  that has filtered to other parts of the world. Tea and tea time is a popular market in many parts of the…

Continue Reading