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August 7, 2018   /   by natalie   /   , ,

My Ultimate Carry-On Packing Guide

My Ultimate Carry-On Packing Guide

I really respect people who can travel with just a carry-on, but I am not one of them! Even just a weekend up to see my folks involves checked-in luggage, hand luggage and a handbag. I’m not a light packer. And when it comes to long-haul travel, I’m even worse! I blame my heavy-handed packing […]

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July 31, 2018   /   by natalie   /   ,

Staying at the Ravenala Attitude in Mauritius

Staying at the Ravenala Attitude in Mauritius

To celebrate my 30th birthday, I wanted to go on a proper, unpack-your-suitcase, tropical island holiday.

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July 17, 2018   /   by natalie   /  

My 30th Birthday Party

My 30th Birthday Party

In the months leading up to my 30th birthday, I would lie awake at night, riddled with the exact anxieties I honestly thought I’d skip in my 29th year. Watching my friends go through their own pre-thirty meltdowns over the years left me confused. Like, almost all my friends turned 30 before me and they […]

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June 27, 2018   /   by natalie   /   , , , ,

Staying at Samara Private Game Reserve

Staying at Samara Private Game Reserve

Winter in the South African bush is something truly magnificent. Going on a game drive in the early morning cold, experiencing those few minutes before the sun comes up, waiting to feel its warmth on your icy skin. Stopping for a hot coffee while the birds and the bush are waking up. It’s such a […]

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June 25, 2018   /   by natalie   /  

30 Things To Do Before You Turn 30 (Pt. 2)

30 Things To Do Before You Turn 30 (Pt. 2)

I don’t know if you’ve heard, but I’m turning 30 this year. That’s a small joke because if you’ve ever visited this blog before, or if you follow me on any social media platform or if you’ve met me in real life even just once, you definitely know that I’m turning 30 this year. I’m obsessing […]

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June 21, 2018   /   by natalie   /  

30 Things To Do Before You Turn 30 (Pt. 1)

30 Things To Do Before You Turn 30 (Pt. 1)

I don’t know if you’ve heard, but I’m turning 30 this year. That’s a small joke because if you’ve ever visited this blog before, or if you follow me on any social media platform or if you’ve met me in real life even just once, you definitely know that I’m turning 30 this year. I’m obsessing […]

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June 18, 2018   /   by natalie   /   , , ,

What to Pack for 36 Hours in New York

What to Pack for 36 Hours in New York

If you grew up watching Sex & The City like I did, you’d be forgiven for believing everyone in New York to be impossibly stylish, waltzing the streets in sky-high heels and tutus. If you grew up watching Girls like I also did, you’d be forgiven for believing everyone in New York to dress kind of […]

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April 18, 2018   /   by natalie   /   , ,

Reader Recommendations: The Top 15 Icons to See in New York

Reader Recommendations: The Top 15 Icons to See in New York

I’m turning 30 this year and I do not plan on playing it down or allowing it to slip by with little fanfare and even less cake. I actually can’t wait to turn 30 and experience all that my next decade holds – most of my girlfriends are already in their 30’s and they are even […]

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April 3, 2018   /   by natalie   /   , ,

TOAM Reunion Island September Getaways: Book in April and you could WIN your flights, courtesy of Travelstart

TOAM Reunion Island September Getaways: Book in April and you could WIN your flights, courtesy of Travelstart

Book your spot on the adventure of a lifetime! Sign up and confirm your spot by the end of April and you could WIN your flights, courtesy of Travelstart.

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February 15, 2018   /   by natalie   /   , , ,

Cape Town to Coffee Bay: Road Tripping in South Africa

Cape Town to Coffee Bay: Road Tripping in South Africa

With thousands of kilometres of relatively well-maintained roads, beautiful landscapes, diverse scenery and picturesque small towns, road tripping in South Africa is a must-do for visitors and locals. It’s hard to decide which part of South Africa is best for road tripping, and that depends on what experiences and activities you’re after and what kind […]

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