Archive: Feb 2016

February 25, 2016   /   by natalie   /   , ,

Hiking on Reunion Island

Hiking on Reunion Island

I love hiking. Well, I love the idea of hiking. Even now, thinking about going on a hike seems like a good idea. It’s the act of hiking I’m not so keen on. Post-hike memories are also pleasant, but the actual part where you have to put one foot in front of the other up […]

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February 23, 2016   /   by natalie   /   , ,

Investing in Art: Swain Hoogervorst

Investing in Art: Swain Hoogervorst

A few years ago, I decided that I wanted to start collecting as much art as I could afford by young artists I believe in, and talented people I know. Obviously I could never afford works by any of the more famous names, or the artists with the sold-out shows. But the guys who are young, who […]

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February 22, 2016   /   by natalie   /   , ,

A Weekend In Riebeek-Kasteel

A Weekend In Riebeek-Kasteel

Because I love what I do so much, it sometimes feels like I’m pretty much always working. I’m always taking pictures and Instagramming and Tweeting and writing blog posts and meeting people for work and having coffee dates for work and yes, even tasting wines for work. Sometimes I go away for work. Sometimes I […]

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February 18, 2016   /   by natalie   /  

Review: Hotel Verde, Cape Town

Review: Hotel Verde, Cape Town

The title of “Africa’s Greenest Hotel” might not sound particularly sexy on paper, but when you get up close to Hotel Verde, you might start to feel differently. We had a really early flight to Melbourne at the end of last year, and the thought of waking up at 3am and driving along the notorious […]

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February 12, 2016   /   by natalie   /   , , , ,

Delicious Melbourne: Eating & Drinking A City

Delicious Melbourne: Eating & Drinking A City

If you’re planning a trip to Melbourne at any stage during your lifetime, my advice would be: Go hungry. There are just too many delicious choices to worry about being “full” at any time. I recently spent a couple of weeks eating and drinking my way through the city and despite my very best efforts (I’m […]

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February 8, 2016   /   by natalie   /   , ,

Giveaway: WIN a R1500 voucher from Volpes Linen

Giveaway: WIN a R1500 voucher from Volpes Linen

I have to admit that for me, one of the very best things about travelling, is coming home. Home is where your cats wake you up at 5am, where your bathroom has full-sized bottles of your shampoo and conditioner, where you have more than 3 pairs of shoes, where you can cook in your own […]

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February 1, 2016   /   by natalie   /   , , ,

My Melbourne Guide

My Melbourne Guide

I am fascinated by cities. Visiting a new city excites and inspires me and gets all my senses firing. Of course a tropical holiday is *dreamy*, but a holiday spent in a new city has the capacity to get under your skin, to give you new ideas and to get your creativity flowing. I love […]

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