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Christmas Gift Ideas: For The Last Minute Shopper

Christmas Gift Ideas: For The Last Minute Shopper

With Christmas being almost one week away, I am yet to do all of my shopping. I normally always leave it to the last minute… in fact… “last minute dot come” is my nickname around this time of year, lol! But this year, I wanted […]

Festive Season: The Best London Christmas Markets Of 2018

Festive Season: The Best London Christmas Markets Of 2018

Yes, I know, we have only just gone into November and we still have another 7 weeks or so until Christmas. However, November is when all the Christmas celebrations begin and in London, the Christmas markets are amazing! I have heard so much about these […]

The Top 5 Activities To Do In Dubai | In Under 4 Days

The Top 5 Activities To Do In Dubai | In Under 4 Days

Dubai is one of the most unusual places in the world. For those of you that don’t know, I actually grew up in Dubai. We moved there in 2003 when Dubai was not really known to the rest of the world. The main landmark ( near the now Marina) was the Hard Rock Cafe which stood alone in the pile of sand that spanned for miles. Now, Dubai is like a mini Las Vegas with all its fun activities, sight seeing tours, hotels and restaurants.  Craig and I spent 4 days exploring my hometown – so of course I had to show him what it truly means to live like a local in this magical place.

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The Top 7 Instagram Hot Spots in Positano, Italy

The Top 7 Instagram Hot Spots in Positano, Italy

Positano is absolutely incredible! Every single area is an opportunity to take the most amazing pictures- you don’t even have to try very hard to get a great shot. From ocean views to quaint cobble roads, Positano is an Instagram heaven and one that I […]

The Top 5 Instagram Hot Spots in Central London

The Top 5 Instagram Hot Spots in Central London

Instagram has no doubt become the mover the shaker of social media. In fact, it has become so trendy to take the perfect Instagram shot that restaurants, hotels and cafes are changing their interiors and style of presentation to suit our Instagram needs. Living in […]

London Coffee Scene: Getting To Know Story Coffee

Last weekend I was CRAVING my usual caffeine fix and decided to mission off on a Sunday afternoon to seek out my newest  coffee exploration. I had driven past Story Coffee many times (when on the bus) and I couldn’t wait to give it a try. It was a hot muggy afternoon in London, which vaguely reminded me of the humidity you get in Durban (South Africa) or even Dubai but that wasn’t going to stop me from figuring out what Story Coffee was all about.

Speaking of South Africa, if you are visiting, check out my guide to the best vineyards in town.

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How To Cope With The On Set Of Winter In London

So we all know that Winter in London sucks… to put it frankly. In fact, it is absolute torture! However, it can also be cozy and warm and cuddly AND fun- one just needs to know how to deal with the onset of winter. I […]

Experience Portobello Market On Film: Tips & Advice!

Experience Portobello Market On Film: Tips & Advice!

Ever wanted to see exactly where the movie Notting Hill  was filmed? Well I decided to take to the streets on a Monday and explore everything Portobello Market has to offer- except this time, I filmed everything!

The Ultimate London Brunch Guide: My Top Picks

The Ultimate London Brunch Guide: My Top Picks

Brunching is a huge trend in London and one that I have had to catch onto very quickly. In South Africa, we do things a little differently- first we wake up early for a hike, a run or even a cycle. Then, we have an early breaky to make sure we have enough time to conquer the entire day. Londoners tend to take the day a lot more slowly. They would rather sleep in ( to recover from the night before) and then head out for a long boozy afternoon brunch. Everything is accompanied by a glass of Prosecco and some good company… sounds good right? So in honor of the London brunch life, I have put together a list of just a few of the top brunch spots in town. Keep reading to find out more.

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Exploring London Cafe’s: Tried & True In Putney

Tried & True is a quirky little cafe on Upper Richmond Road in Putney. Craig and I live very near by but have never stopped to try it out.So this weekend, we decided to head to Tried & True for some coffee and of course, […]