• Lets Just Go Somewhere

    As some of you may know, my definition of the word ‘travel’ does not involve jumping into a plane & flying halfway across the world to a climate, culture & landscape completely opposite to your one at home. It does not mean spending copious amounts of money on tickets, accommodation & travel expenses, but rather the word ‘travel’ means to leave the place that you are currently in & exploring new or old places that may be an hour away, a day away or yes, a 12 hour plane journey away. It’s about going somewhere, anywhere.

  • Get Your Own Goals

    ”The greater danger for us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.” – Michelangelo After not being able to ignore this ‘trend’ any longer of hash-tagging almost every picture with #goals, I feel like it is my responsibility to address the issue from where I stand on this and fill you in on why it is disheartening to read those comments on not just my content, but comments on many other influential people’s content whom I follow. Although receiving comments on posts that hashtag some sort of goals may be considered as a compliment as…

  • Zikomo, Zambia

    ”I never knew of a morning in Africa when I was not happy.” – Ernest Hemingway The small taxi rocked from side to side as it navigated the bumps and small rocks along the dusty road. With each sharp unannounced turn everyone in the taxi would be thrown against each other, whilst occasionally letting out an ‘oosh’ as we felt the earth scrape the bottom of the car beneath our feet. As our driver honked at another passing vehicle, the red dust kicked up beneath its wheels and swirled into the air catching the golden dusty sunset light as the horizon lit up in the most spectacular hue of reds and…

  • True South Africanisms

    ‘Ja no, well fine hey’ -South Africans South Africa is quickly becoming a hot spot destination for all types of tourists across the globe in search of a range of things from adrenaline sports to fashion to pristine beaches to the Big Five. As you may have discovered from your own holidays in foreign countries, it sometimes gets a bit tricky to identify who is a true local and who is ‘claiming’ to be a local, and let’s be honest everyone wants the proper authentic experience! So if you ever find yourself in South Africa, the land I call my home, these are a few signs & symptoms that you…