Are these the best waffles in South Africa?

Where can you find the best waffles in South Africa? In my opinion, at The Waffle House in Ramsgate on the south coast of South Africa. Now, I have not tasted every waffle in the country, but I’ve eaten my fair share. And these waffles are my favourite by far! Location The restaurant is located […]

How to spend 48 hours in Ubud

I fell in love with Ubud during my brief stay in this bohemian/hippy town. Why? The lush jungles that surround the town, the rice patties in the middle of town and all the vegetarian-friendly restaurants! I could have easily stayed here for a week or even longer. Here is how I made the most of […]

Postcards from Abroad: The Animals of Indonesia

I only spent a week in Indonesia, but I saw so many animals! Just by keeping my eyes peeled on hiking trails, I saw so many creatures including butterflies and spiders. Indonesia is home to rare and fascinating animals like Komodo Dragons and Olive Ridley Turtles! Komodo Dragons The unequivocal highlight for me was seeing […]

Review: Novotel Bali Ngurah Rai Airport

The Novotel is conveniently located right at Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar. Elegantly and beautifully decorated, it’s the perfect place to stay before you catch a flight or if you have just landed in Bali. When I arrived Upon my arrival, I received a glass of cold, fresh fruit juice and a fragrant towel […]

Exploring Komodo National Park

Every nature lover should visit Komodo National Park in Indonesia! Not only is it a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it has also recently been named one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature. Around 60 000 people visit the park each year, and the numbers are increasing. Komodo National Park includes three larger islands, Komodo, […]

Meet the world’s largest lizard: The Komodo Dragon

I recently had the opportunity to get up close and personal with the world’s largest lizard, the Komodo Dragon, courtesy of Wonderful Indonesia. I learned so much about them from the rangers in Komodo National Park. Here are some fascinating facts about the Komodo Dragon.   Distribution Komodo Dragons have a very limited distribution. They […]

Trip of Wonders 2016

By participating in an online quiz hosted by Wonderful Indonesia, the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism, I was one of the lucky participants to win a trip for two to Indonesia! We were taken on a once in a lifetime adventure to explore Komodo National Park, one of the seven New Natural Wonders of the World! […]

Eagle Encounters

I will be the first to admit that I’m more of a warm-blooded mammal than a scales and feathers person. But I love all types of animals, so I jumped at the opportunity to visit Eagle Encounters during a trip to the Mother City. What is Eagle Encounters? Eagle Encounters is a wildlife, conservation, education […]

Eating at Taste of Heaven in Chiang Mai

I love Chiang Mai! As a vegetarian, this city with all the numerous vegetarian and vegan restaurants is food heaven. The receptionist at my hostel suggested Taste of Heaven, so I went to check it out. Finding Taste of Heaven in the maze of streets in the old city was surprisingly easy. The restaurant is […]

Pops of Purple – Pretoria in October

Pretoria is the city I call home. I love it all year round, but during the month of October, Pretoria transforms into a purple paradise. Why? The Jacaranda trees bloom from late September to middle November, giving Pretoria the nickname of The Jacaranda City. There are an estimated 70 000 Jacaranda trees throughout Pretoria. The […]

Review: Miracle Grand Convention Hotel

Located approximately 5 km from Don Muang International Airport, the Miracle Grand Convention Hotel is a great place to stay if you have an early flight to catch. With easy access to the highway, you will arrive at the airport in no time. When I arrived Your can expect check-in to be hassle free and […]

Restaurant week 2016 – Spring edition

Restaurant week is the best time of the year for any foodie! Numerous top-rated restaurants participate in this event, offering unique menus at discounted prices. I visited three restaurants for the Spring Edition, one in Johannesburg and two in Pretoria. Read about my culinary adventure below! Pretoria Harissa Bistro My meal began with fresh, complimentary […]

Lekgalameetse Nature Reserve

Lekgalameetse, meaning ‘Place of Water’ in the native Pedi language, is a beautiful nature reserve nestled in the Wolkberg Mountains. The soothing whooshing of water is prominent as waterfalls, rock pools, streams and rivers criss-cross hiking trails and roads. A hidden, relatively unknown nature reserve, Lekgalameetse offers a welcome break from the city, without the […]

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