Tag Archive: Travel

March 16, 2014   /   by natalie   /  

10 Things To Do In Cape Town

10 Things To Do In Cape Town

An Australian friend I met while I was in India last year recently contacted me, asking if June/July was a good time to visit Cape Town and what kind of things she and her husband could do while they were here. Well, I got very excited and I could hardly type fast enough to get […]

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February 19, 2014   /   by natalie   /  

10 Things About India

10 Things About India

In November 2013 I spent 3 weeks in India, exploring Mumbai and Kerala. I have long been obsessed with this beautiful country and her people, food and culture. If I had had more time, I would have loved to travel from North to South and back, but as it was, I made the most of […]

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February 18, 2014   /   by natalie   /  

Places To See In Cape Town: Smitswinkel Bay

Places To See In Cape Town: Smitswinkel Bay

As you make your way from Cape Town to Cape Point, you pass through the quaint harbor village of Kalk Bay, winding along through the naval-themed Simon’s Town and around the bend past Smitswinkel Bay. To your left, a jewel-coloured bay overlooked by a slope dotted with ramshackle houses takes your breath away. Just past […]

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January 9, 2014   /   by natalie   /   ,

What India Taught Me

What India Taught Me

As the last day of any holiday draws nearer, that familiar anxious feeling inevitably seeps slowly back into my body. My tummy is a knot of ice and butterflies. Unopened emails and the ignored bills of the pre-holiday excitement period too suddenly become dark clouds hanging over my sun lounger. The old faithful thoughts of […]

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December 27, 2013   /   by natalie   /  

Beautiful People of India

Beautiful People of India

It’s going to take me a while to process my thoughts and to write down the stories that I have from India. I recently spent three weeks in this incredible country and I can honestly say that the thing that I loved most about it, was the people. Here are a few pictures I took […]

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December 23, 2013   /   by natalie   /  

STUNNING Places of 2013

STUNNING Places of 2013

This year was a year of extreme highs and lows. New people, new places, a new job. It was a year of growing up, gaining independence and learning a lot about myself. I had the opportunity to see so many new beautiful places in Cape Town, which was such a blessing.  Then of course, I […]

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December 19, 2013   /   by natalie   /  

Cape Town From The Sky

Cape Town From The Sky

I recently had the opportunity to fly around the Peninsula in a helicopter and test out Garmin’s new VIRB camera with NAC Makana Aviation. On a perfect day, with perfect visibility, we took to the skies and I got to see Cape Town from a whole new angle. I mean, I thought Cape Town was […]

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India, Day 1

It’s 8,30pm on my first day in Incredible India. I spent most of today unpacking, napping and getting to grips with where I’m staying – a beautiful neighbourhood in Mumbai called Bandra. I took a taxi out to the Sofitel Hotel to have lunch with a Twitter friend, Hanneli, and ended up breaking every single […]

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November 22, 2013   /   by natalie   /  

Goodbye Cape Town, Hello Incredible India

Goodbye Cape Town, Hello Incredible India

After months and months of dreaming and planning and researching and imagining, the time to board a plane for Indian shores is finally, FINALLY here. I leave tomorrow. Can you imagine me running around Mumbai all by myself? I mean, think about me there in the busy streets, in the heat, lost, on an adventure. […]

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November 19, 2013   /   by natalie   /  

Four Days To India

Four Days To India

Online visa application filled out and printed, a copy of your ID book and passport, 2 colour photographs in 2” x 2”, a return air ticket with a detailed itinerary, proof of accommodation in India, proof of residence in South Africa, three months bank statements with at least R5000 in your account and the proof […]

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