California Road Trip: The Itinerary

This *might* be controversial but a California road trip had never been that high up on the agenda, but it just goes to show how wrong I can be. What an experience it was! The two weeks we spent driving around California (with a Nevada pit stop) were truly excellent and if you are considering…

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The Ultimate Staycation: Watergate Bay

A fewย years ago a very good friend said to me “You should go to Watergate Bay, you’d love it there.” Since then I’ve visited every year – it is safe to say, she was right. I’ve always been a fan of a staycation. I didn’t holiday abroad until I went on French Exchange in my…

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INDIAN SUMMER (HOLIDAY): JAIPUR

India must be the most vibrant and thriving country I’ve ever visited. There is such an energy; the colours, sounds, hustle & bustle, smells… It’s a fantastic assault on the senses. I was reminded of this when I was (somewhat belatedly) watching The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel this weekend. It brought back all my happy…

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SOUTH AFRICA: THE BEST OF THE REST

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I absolutely loved South Africa and it truly wasย theย BEST holiday (the emphatic nature of this statement requires CAPITALS). However, I am going to have to stop banging on about it as it doesn’t do to dwell on the past even if the present is back to sitting at a desk!…

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Colour Me Happy – Bo-Kaap, Muizenberg, Boulder’s Beach & Simon’s Town

We had a fantastic and super colourful day exploring Bo-Kaap, Muizenberg, Boulder’s Beach and Simon’s Town.

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Cape Town: A Foodie’s Heaven (Part II – V&A Waterfront)

I love V&A Waterfront with its scenic views, boutique shops, food stalls, restaurants and bars. On a walking tour (yes another one – I am a sucker for them!) I spoke to an Irish gentleman who said the V&A Waterfrontย reminded him of Sydney’s Darling Harbour and I think he hit the nail right on the…

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THE HOLIDAY EDIT: A PACKING GUIDE FOR A WARMER CLIMATE

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I am, one, terrible at buying holiday clothes (I just never quite get round to it on the basis that they tend to get worn for about three weeks out of fifty two) and, two, until recently I have been terrible at packing. I have been known, in despair, the…

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