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November 9, 2017   /   by natalie   /   , , , ,

Staying at The Manor House at Fancourt

Staying at The Manor House at Fancourt

The Garden Route is famous for beautiful lush forests, turquoise blue lagoons and of course, golf. It’s a 300km stretch between Mossel Bay and Storms River and it’s one of South Africa’s most spectacular road trip routes. Whenever I think of Fancourt, all I think is golf golf golf. So when I was invited recently to […]

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November 9, 2017   /   by natalie   /   , ,

My Guide to A Self-Driving Barging Holiday in France

My Guide to A Self-Driving Barging Holiday in France

4 women. 1 luxury Le Boat houseboat. 7 days. 133km. 26 locks. 27 hours of cruising. Imagine cruising the French countryside, autumn leaves blowing in the warm breeze, landing just in front of your luxurious houseboat as you slowly wind your way along a canal in the Loire Valley. At lunchtime, you moor the boat […]

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November 6, 2017   /   by natalie   /   , , ,

20 Pictures of Paris Through My Eyes (PLUS 30% Off Designer Sunglasses from Soda & Sand)

20 Pictures of Paris Through My Eyes (PLUS 30% Off Designer Sunglasses from Soda & Sand)

As part of my trip to Paris, I paired up with Soda & Sand Eyewear to bring you a glimpse of Paris through my eyes. Soda & Sand is locally-based online luxury eyewear store with a huge variety of beautiful shades from brands like Jimmy Choo, Hugo Boss, Max Mara and more. They’re kindly giving […]

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November 3, 2017   /   by natalie   /   ,

My Guide To Paris For First Time Visitors

My Guide To Paris For First Time Visitors

I’m a planner – especially when it comes to travelling to new destinations. I love researching the best restaurants, neighbourhoods and things to do before I visit as much as I love discovering hidden alleyways and local favourites once I’ve arrived. For my first visit to Paris, I wanted a good balance between well-known hotspots […]

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October 4, 2017   /   by natalie   /   , , ,

Join the Sugarbird Fynbos Gin Movement

Join the Sugarbird Fynbos Gin Movement

I’m a big fan of crowdfunding culture. I think it’s a really great way to get behind something or be part of a cool project you admire, even if you’ve got your hands full with projects of your own. It’s always special to know that you were an early supporter of something like the production […]

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September 18, 2017   /   by natalie   /   , ,

The Ultimate Guide to Reunion Island

The Ultimate Guide to Reunion Island

Reunion Island is a French department in the Indian Ocean. It’s located just off the east coast of Africa, about 175km from Mauritius. What makes it different from a French settlement or colony, is that it’s currently run by the French government as a part of France. Everything from the zip code to the infrastructure […]

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September 14, 2017   /   by natalie   /   ,

The Ultimate Girl’s Guide to 10 Days in Iceland

The Ultimate Girl’s Guide to 10 Days in Iceland

Three girls, one car and over 3000 kilometers of open road. In March of 2017, I hit the Iceland Ring Road with two of my best girl friends for the road trip of a lifetime. Along the way, Camilla, Misha and I went inside one of Europe’s oldest glaciers, got misty-eyed at some of Iceland’s most […]

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September 7, 2017   /   by natalie   /   , ,

Top 10 Things To Do In Reunion Island

Top 10 Things To Do In Reunion Island

Reunion Island lies just off the east coast of Africa, not far from its famous resort mecca neighbour, Mauritius. A tropical climate, warm water and loads of action-packed activities make it the ideal holiday destination for South African travellers. If spending 10 days lying on the beach has always sounded boring to you, you’d better […]

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September 5, 2017   /   by natalie   /   , ,

Reunion Island Hiking Guide

Reunion Island Hiking Guide

Reunion Island is the ultimate hiking destination for South African travellers. With no dangerous land animals, poisonous snakes or spiders (or even poisonous plants) you don’t have to worry about nasty encounters in the middle of nowhere. The weather is warm all year round, with temperatures around 26-28° Celsius even in the middle of winter. And as […]

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August 31, 2017   /   by natalie   /   , , , ,

The Ultimate Girl’s Trip to Franschhoek

The Ultimate Girl’s Trip to Franschhoek

Getting out of town for a night with a bunch of girl friends and a good few bottles of wine is one of my favourite things to do. Sharing late-night conversations and indulging in life’s sweetest treats with your best girls is just pure magic. For me, a day of wine tasting, chocolate eating, high […]

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