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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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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Tips, Travel

A Dubai guide for all budgets

The more I speak to people about the world of travel and my own personal experiences about travel the more I realise how many misconceptions people have about travelling especially to Dubai.Most people think that Dubai is all about Designer shops, 5 star hotels and a party central for the the rich and famous but there is so much more…

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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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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.…

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Tips, Travel

Cruising on the MSC with a parent

I have been on an MSC cruise ship before about five years ago.It was a weekend cruise aboard the MSC Opera.So when an invite popped into my inbox with an invitation aboard the MSC Sinfonia for five days with my plus 1 , there was no way I was going to say no.The cruise was going to the Portugese Islands…

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Airport Hacks & Tips to make your journey much easier from King Shaka International Airport

King Shaka International Airport is my local airport which I fly from.I love airports as I get excited about catching flights and meeting loved ones at the airport.Blame the movie Love Actually for putting these emotions and thoughts into my head. Before the new airport ,the old airport was literally ten minutes away from home.Often we would find ourselves at…

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