5 Mouth-Watering Meals To Munch In Mauritius

Since we can’t travel outside Gauteng province just yet, we’ve decided to do so with our tastebuds instead. The two of us have been cooking – and munching – our way through a menu of global cuisines from destinations we’ve travelled to or hope to…

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Oman: Everything travellers need to know from A-Z

Oman travel guide

In early March I made my way to the Middle East for the ‘first’ time. The last time was a transit-turned-layover in Doha. This time I was here for good to visit dear friends in Dubai, UAE, followed by journey across Oman with Desert Flower…

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How to Find Cheap Flights and Save R750/$50

Cheap flights

This post details various ways to find cheap flights, no matter where you’re flying from or to or your nationality, and includes a R750 ($50) discount on international flights and a R150 ($10) on domestic (South African) flights, thanks to my partnership with Online Travel…

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Learn how to distill gin at the Inverroche Gin School

Ever the gin-lover, I travelled all the way from Johannesburg to Mossel Bay to become an alchemist and learn how to make my own gin at the Inverroche Gin School at Café Gannet. This article features in the December issue of Juice Magazine. “I’m going…

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The 100 most-visited cities in the world

If you’ve ever wondered where the rest of the world travels, whether it’s for leisure or business, the numbers are in. Each year Euromonitor International tracks arrivals in 400 global cities. It releases a list of the 100 most-visited cities (with stays of at least…

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday Travel Deals

Black Friday Cyber Monday Travel Deals

Updated on 28 Nov (8PM) – check new entries under each section: transportation, packaged deals, accommodation, and experiences and tours. I’ll continue to update this post as more travel deals are announced. It’s that time of year again, Black Friday and Cyber Monday Travel Deals…

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Three weeks in India: From North to South (day by day)

I love travelling solo. (Here are some awesome destinations for solo female travellers.) Though there are certain destinations where I take comfort in travelling with a guide and fellow travellers, especially if it’s my first visit. I undertook my first group tour with other travellers,…

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Mumbai in 24 hours

Fashion capital, coastal metropolis, Art Deco enclave, Bollywood epicentre, financial hub. No matter how you chose to describe it – Mumbai is anything but boring, especially when you only have 24 hours in which to explore India’s largest city. As we step off the train…

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Vilanculos Vacation: Everything you need to know

Vilanculos

Claiming a sand bar island as your own, floating in the lukewarm cerulean waters of the Indian Ocean, and indulging in pastéis de nata, freshly-caught King Prawns drenched in garlic butter sauce, washed down with 2M beer are reasons enough to visit Mozambique’s seaside town…

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Marseille: Exploring France’s oldest city in 72 hours

Marseille

During my fourth visit to France earlier this year, I visited the Haute Alps and Provence regions with a base in the country’s second largest city. Between Marseille’s history as France’s oldest city and its contemporary façade, there’s much to do during a three-day visit…

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Solo Female Traveller? Ideal destinations for you

The Solo Female Traveller trend is growing. At the end of last year I wrote a comprehensive post about The Rise of Solo Female Travel outlining tips and trends. It talks about how more women, of all races, ages, occupations and with various interests are…

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The 2019 South Africa Travel Calendar

This is a comprehensive month-to-month travel calendar of what to see and do in South Africa in 2019. The guide includes bucket list things to do in Mzansi from music, cultural and beer festivals to epic trail runs and surfing competitions.

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Farewell 2018, Hello 2019

As has now become an annual tradition, at the end of each year, I trace the memories of new destinations I’ve discovered and those I have explored anew, through my photographs.

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Poland Travel Guide: All you need to know to plan a trip

Poland

Magic abounds in Poland. It’s a country where old and new coalesce, and is home to 14 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is a destination filled with Gothic cityscapes, medieval castles and where you’ll find a city quite literally overrun with gnomes. Mythical dragons, mermaids and…

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