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.
Road trip from JHB - CT
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:
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):
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.
2017 saw me seduced by the city of Rome, twice. For all the serenity that its rich history brings, it is not a city to be underestimated. Stepping off the train for the first time was the moment I realised how hectic of a city it was.
I couldn't contain my excitement when I was invited to spend A Night at the Palace. The Palace is a 5 star hotel, located in Sun City. Here's a look at my adventure and what you can expect while visiting.