Winter Retreat in Ceres

For my 24th birthday, I was gifted a surprise weekend away. I was told simply to pack enough for an overnight stay and that I needed to bring my costume. We hit the road, heading north of Cape Town, towards our retreat in Ceres.

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Stepping into Chef Lapo’s Kitchen

I was fortunate to enjoy a True Italian Cooking Class with the renowned Chef Lapo and his Mother in Observatory, Cape Town. Here's what happened

My Top 5 Favourite Childhood Memories

I’m collaborating with Travelstart to celebrate Youth Month with the Paper Jet Challenge (and I hope you will too!). Before we get to that, let’s remember what it’s like to #BeAKidAgain with some of my favourite childhood memories, as a 90s kid growing up in the 2000s, between two South African cities.

Road Trip: Johannesburg to Cape Town

Road trip from JHB - CT

Sicily

Known for its food, sunshine, volcano and the mafia, Sicily is an island you want on your bucket list. We travelled from west (Palermo) to east (Catania) by train over a couple of days. Here’s what we got up to:

Marrakech: Yalla

After visiting Fes, we travelled through the Sahara desert to reach Marrakech. Word online was that we were arriving in the ‘disney version of morocco.’ This may not have been true, but the busy city revealed itself in a series of beautiful moments the deeper we dared to explore it. As a forewarning, this blog post is as all-over-the-place as our time spent there was. Yalla (come on):

Fes: Marhaba

I arrived in Fes without knowing much about it. A man holding a sign with my name on it fetched us from the airport and took us to Dar Elinor, the highly rated hotel where we’d staying for the next few nights. We were met with kindness and the traditional (and delicious) mint tea. Marhaba: It means welcome.