Category Archive: Travel

April 25, 2016   /   by natalie   /   , , , , , ,

A Weekend at Franschhoek Boutique Hotel

A Weekend at Franschhoek Boutique Hotel

After our amazing and relaxed weekend in Franschhoek in March, we decided to go for round two and headed back to this picturesque wine valley in April. We were invited to stay at the newly opened Franschhoek Boutique Hotel; an intimate space with six bespoke rooms which have each been beautifully decorated, accented with loads of unique and […]

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March 9, 2016   /   by natalie   /   , , , , , ,

A Weekend In Franschhoek

A Weekend In Franschhoek

When it comes to great wine, delicious food and jaw-dropping views, Franschhoek must be in like, the top 5 regions of the world. Even the drive out that way from Cape Town is beautiful. It’s just a great place to be if you’d like to spend the weekend eating, drinking and being surrounded by beautiful […]

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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 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 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 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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December 20, 2015   /   by natalie   /  

6 Nice Christmas Gifts for Travel Addicts

6 Nice Christmas Gifts for Travel Addicts

So maybe you’re some kind of freak of nature and you’ve already done all your Christmas shopping. But more likely, you’re stressing out about heading into the belly of the shopping mall beast in the next couple of days. If so, and if you’re trying hard to figure out what to get your friend, girlfriend, […]

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December 8, 2015   /   by natalie   /   ,

My Melbourne To-Do List

My Melbourne To-Do List

As of right this very second, I am officially 15 days, 16 hours, 37 minutes and 26 seconds away from my holiday. This Christmas, we’re heading to Melbourne, to visit my sister Jonti and her fiance Nick. It’s going to be my first visit to Australia and I have to admit, although it’s not a […]

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December 7, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , , , , ,

10 Unusual Things To Do In The Winelands

10 Unusual Things To Do In The Winelands

It’s summertime and the winelands living is very easy. Think long days spent lounging in the sun, Cape Dutch heritage buildings as your backdrop, cold white wine flowing, a gorgeous picnic laid out in front of you. There’s almost nothing better I can think of. If you’ve been to winelands and had the whole “wine […]

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December 3, 2015   /   by natalie   /  

Tips for planning a last minute holiday

Tips for planning a last minute holiday

The holidays are thankfully just around the corner and I cannot tell you how happy I am about it. Grateful, ecstatic even! We’ve been planning our trip to Australia for months and we’ve finally received our visas, so it all feels 100% real! If you’re not sure whether you’ve left it too late to plan […]

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