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

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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Reviews, Travel

Top 10 posts of 2017

The life of a blogger is not one that is glamorous and fun always.There is so much that goes into writing/preparing a post before publishing.As a blogger some of the greatest moments are : 1.When your blog posts are shared. 2.Getting comments on your blog. 3.Collaborating with brands and getting  sponsored /paid work. 4.Invites to be apart of media trips.…

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Find your chi at Brahman Hills

The name Brahman Hills to every Hindu evokes images of a spiritual retreat and home to the sacred Brahman cows which are worshipped.Brahman Hills proved to be a retreat one that would help me find my chi and so much more. Situated on the famous Nottingham Road which is home to the Midlands Meander.When I told friends I was off…

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#LocalisLekker, Food, Reviews

A box of treats so Don't Disturb me

We all love receiving gifts but finding the perfect gift can be difficult. I personally love giving and getting gifts.It takes me sometime to put a gift together.My idea of gifting is generally a  gift box of goodies with a main gift. I love a good bargain so that means I have a cupboard filled with bits and pieces to…

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Food, Reviews, Travel

Game Drives and Picnics at Tala Game Reserve

An hour out of Durban, you will find Tala Game Reserve. A wildlife sanctuary set in 3000 hectares of land which is home to 380 bird species, 20 species of antelope , hippos , giraffes , zebras, wildebeest, rhino and buck. Mum and I headed off on our lil African adventure to Tala Game Reserve during the week. The reason…

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Tips, Travel

Girls on a Road Trip

With our crazy busy lives , it is sometimes rather difficult to catch up with your friends. And even after loads of planning sometimes it does not pan out. So after almost 6 months of not seeing the Girls , I suggested a lastminute.com road trip on a midweek holiday. To my surprise everyone was available and keen for a…

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#TravelThursday, Travel

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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#LocalisLekker, Events, Personals

Durban are you #ReadyToInspire ?

Just the other day,I pulled out old photo albums filled with memories of days gone by. It was almost magical picking up a photo and running my fingers over the gloss or matte finishes. My mum has a ton of these memory keepers aka photo albums some stained by age. As I paged through these I wished that I could…

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