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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#TravelThursday, Travel

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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#TuesdayTruth

The L Word #TuesdayTruth

Life is way too short to be anything but happy . Being happy means also smiling, living life and laughing out aloud . During my time abroad in Kerala , I really for the first time really understood the true meaning of these 3 L Words. Did I laugh everyday ? Did I live each day in the present and…

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#TuesdayTruth

Open Sesame …. #TuesdayTruth

Doorways seem to hold secrets of unknown magic behind them. Fairytales often speak of magical doors which only a secret password will open to another world. Around the world ,there are doors which catch ones attention from the beautifully carved Arabic doors to the brightly coloured doors of Notting Hill. So why am I going on about doors today ?…

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Personals, Recipes

Tea in the Indian home

There is no function that occurs in an Indian home where Tea is not served.Each family have their own way of preparing this hot drink and their own official Teamaker. Some like boiled milk, while others prefer cold and some will always add loads of sugar to the teapot so everyone is given a sickly sweet cup of tea. Some…

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Recipes, Reviews, Tips, Travel

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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Personals

Sawubona April

Yebo ! Sawubona is a Zulu word that is used to greet others. Zulu is one of the 11 official languages in South Africa. Sawubona translated means “we see you” and the response to this greeting is Yebo which means yes ! So indeed we see you April my most favourite month of the year. Today the beautiful month of…

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