Category Archive: Personal

November 15, 2017   /   by natalie   /   , ,

What to Pack for Summer in Cape Town

What to Pack for Summer in Cape Town

The weather in Cape Town is, in a word, unpredictable. Which makes packing for your first visit kind of confusing. Add to that the fact that many visitors think it’s not-stop safari as soon as they land in South Africa and you’ve got way too much khaki and not nearly enough cute dresses on your […]

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My Guide to Having The Best Time in Cape Town This Summer

Summer in Cape Town is pretty dang exceptional. There’s a major buzz in the air, the streets are always milling with tanned locals and visitors from around the world and the extra long days mean more time for activities! Whether it’s your first visit to the Mother City or your annual return to the mountain, […]

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November 10, 2017   /   by natalie   /   , , ,

What to Pack for A Boating Holiday in France

What to Pack for A Boating Holiday in France

I don’t know about you, but I love packing to theme when I’m travelling. It really gets me excited about the destination and makes for some great memories and pictures. When it comes to packing for a boating holiday in France, you’ll need to think small. You’ll want to pack light, since space is pretty […]

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October 30, 2017   /   by natalie   /   ,

Hair Makeover: easihair pro and scar

Hair Makeover: easihair pro and scar

You might remember that a couple of months ago I shared my favourite hair secret right here on this very blog. For the past 6 months, I’ve been wearing clip-in hair extensions to give my hair length and volume – and help me keep my hands off my hair while I try to let it grow […]

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September 8, 2017   /   by natalie   /   , , , , ,

Staying at Ekuthuleni Lodge: Family Safari Trip Near Johannesburg

Staying at Ekuthuleni Lodge: Family Safari Trip Near Johannesburg

I love nothing more than a little getaway with my family. And considering the fact that we’re spread across Cape Town, Johannesburg and Melbourne, this doesn’t happen very often. So when we all had the opportunity to spend a couple of days together recently, we wanted to make the most of it. We found the […]

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August 21, 2017   /   by natalie   /   , ,

Where To Find The Best Spa Treatments in Cape Town

Where To Find The Best Spa Treatments in Cape Town

Having an indulgent spa treatment is one of my absolute favourite ways to relax. Personally, if ever I want to spoil myself or someone I love, a spa treatment is the first treat I reach for. I often get queries from readers about spas in and around the city, so here’s my guide on where […]

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August 3, 2017   /   by natalie   /  

WIN: Your Dream Matric Dance Look With YDE and MAC

WIN: Your Dream Matric Dance Look With YDE and MAC

A girl’s Matric dance is a big deal. It’s normally the first time you’re really getting dressed up, going all out on your hair and makeup and getting to stay out way past your normal curfew. I went to my dance with a good friend and even though it was 10 years ago, I still […]

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July 24, 2017   /   by natalie   /   , , ,

Taking Your Cellphone Photography to the Next Level

Taking Your Cellphone Photography to the Next Level

Let's be honest, everyone wants to know how they can take the most beautiful photos possible for Instagram. How to take better photos is one of the questions I get asked most frequently, and although my answer is normally to invest in a proper camera, that's not really realistic for people who aren't interested in […]

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July 18, 2017   /   by natalie   /  

5 Great Documentaries to Watch Right Now

5 Great Documentaries to Watch Right Now

Round about this time last year I shared this list of 8 amazing documentaries to watch while you try to keep warm. If you’ve already made your way through them all, I want to be best friends. If not, it’s never too late to start. It’s winter again and guess what? I’m back in my […]

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July 17, 2017   /   by natalie   /   ,

My Ultimate AfrikaBurn Survival Guide

My Ultimate AfrikaBurn Survival Guide

If you’ve heard about AfrikaBurn or seen images of people in the desert dressed up in post-apocalyptic getups pop up on your Facebook feed, but never actually been yourself, you might have some questions. Whether you love or hate the look of the event, you literally have no idea what it’s really like until you’ve […]

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