Looking for a different kind of vacation – one that calms the mind and rejuvenates the soul? I highly recommend a week (or two) of sailing the turquoise waters of the Turkish Aegean with ScicSailing. Along with a few other travel writers, I was invited to spend seven blissful days sailing around the beautiful south-western … Continue Reading

The idea to take a mid year break took root when my good friend Sheena called early January suggesting that this year we spend our (shared) birthday on an island, far, far away from home. That was really all it took to get the ball rolling for what turned out to be a spectacular holiday. … Continue Reading

Given the amount of traveling most of us do, it’s essential to invest in good quality, durable luggage. Personally, I believe that your luggage should reflect your style, so I’ve partnered with French luggage brand Lipault to bring you a very exciting giveaway. Lipault understand that a suitcase is no longer just a vessel to … Continue Reading

Most of you know that I spent just over a week in NYC a few weeks back. I was so lucky to be flown to the USA by Dove for the brands 60th birthday celebrations, which were held over a four day period. Lucky for me, I decided to stay on for a few extra … Continue Reading

Two weeks ago, I was invited to spend the day at the incredible Garden Spa at Babylonstoren in Franschhoek. For those of you not familiar with Babylonstoren, it’s one of the oldest Cape Dutch farms, boasting one of the best-preserved farmhouses in the Cape. It’s renowned for it’s incredible fruit and vegetable gardens, restaurants (including … Continue Reading

The holiday season is officially over and I’m finding it extremely difficult to get back into the swing of things – let alone write my first blog post of 2017! All I can think about is vacationing…and I’m pretty sure I’m not alone. Given that many South African’s start thinking and planning there mid year … Continue Reading

Many of you are already on holiday, spending time with friends and family, enjoying the beautiful weather. Good for you. Just one thing: Please don’t forget the sunscreen! While a little sun exposure is essential for the production of Vitamin D, it’s important to understand that UV overexposure is dangerous. Aside from sunburn, too much … Continue Reading

This past weekend, my hubby and I were invited to spend the weekend at The Plettenberg in Plettenberg Bay. It has been years since we last visited this beautiful part of the country. We caught a direct, 45-minute flight from Cape Town to Plett with Cem Air – a licensed international and domestic airline. The service on … Continue Reading