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Pumula Beach Hotel | The Perfect Family Vacation

Pumula Beach Hotel | The Perfect Family Vacation

You know what they say, a holiday with kids isn’t a holiday, it’s just parenting in a different location. And it’s true… unless you’re at Pumula Beach Hotel, we went recently and it truly is the perfect family vacation spot. Location Pumula is an all-inclusive hotel...

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Kruger with Kids

Kruger with Kids

Without a doubt, one of our favorite family holidays is going to the bush, especially the Kruger National Park. I’ve been going since I was a child and it’s so special that I can take my own children now and relive the experiences through them. But going to the Kruger...

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Leadwood Safari – glamping in Dinokeng

Leadwood Safari – glamping in Dinokeng

There are very few places as grounding and as relaxing as being in the bush, it really is my happy place. We've been going to Kruger for years (literally since I was a little kid) but have been very slack at exploring the game reserves on our doorstep. Last month Dan...

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Fairlawns Boutique Hotel

Fairlawns Boutique Hotel

Three weekends ago the girls and I flooded your social media time lines with pictures of our stay at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel, it was our last getaway for the year and we wanted to do something a little bit extra and so when the opportunity with Fairlawns came up, we...

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The Beverly Hills Hotel, the quick break we needed

The Beverly Hills Hotel, the quick break we needed

Situated on the Umhlanga beachfront, The Beverly Hills Hotel was the perfect place for us to spend two nights of downtime. Dan and I had both hit that mid-year slump and let's be honest, there isn't much more therapeutic than the sound of the crashing waves, is there?...

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5 reasons to visit Whispering Pines in Magaliesburg

5 reasons to visit Whispering Pines in Magaliesburg

I love a little weekend away, and by the end of June the girls and I were more than ready for a break from the city! We packed our bags and headed off to Whispering Pines in the Magaliesburg for an absolute treat of a weekend. If you don't sit in traffic like we did,...

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The Midlands Kitchen, the ideal road trip pit stop

The Midlands Kitchen, the ideal road trip pit stop

Remember our girls' trip to Brahman Hills from a few weeks ago? Well before we left to road trip back to Jozi, we popped into The Midlands Kitchen to fill up our tummies, because no one wants to be hangry when they have a 4 hour drive home, amirite? The Midlands...

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Why you should have a girls weekend at Brahman Hills

Why you should have a girls weekend at Brahman Hills

Every girl needs time away with her tribe, and two weeks ago we did exactly that. We hopped into my car and drove the 4 hours to Brahman Hills in the Midlands to spend some time with each other and to try our best to relax a little bit. I wasn't too sure what to...

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Where to find the best coffee in Joburg

Where to find the best coffee in Joburg

You know what I can't live without? Coffee. The moment I take that first sip, I am filled with so much joy... and caffeine. I've been on the hunt for the best coffee in Johannesburg, and not in the most popular places, I've been to most of those. Nope, I wanted to...

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The Cellars Hohenort – a luxury family getaway

The Cellars Hohenort – a luxury family getaway

Welcome to the second installment of our toddler friendly Cape Town trip! After a few days in Franschoek, we made our way into Cape Town itself. I was really excited; partly because I love visiting my old stomping ground and partly because we were going to be staying...

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Traveling with a toddler: The Franschhoek Boutique Hotel

Traveling with a toddler: The Franschhoek Boutique Hotel

Toddlers are busy little things making traveling with them that much more tricky. When we were first invited to spend two nights at the Franschhoek Boutique Hotel, I was so excited... and then the worry started to creep in: was this gorgeous luxury hotel going to be...

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Quills, Intercontinental Hotel

Quills, Intercontinental Hotel

Who knew that just around the corner from the arrivals terminal at OR Thambo International was an exceptional restaurant with an award winning executive chef? I was invited to experience an interactive chef's table at Quills, Intercontinental Hotel a few weeks ago,...

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My current 3 favourite Johannesburg restaurants

My current 3 favourite Johannesburg restaurants

Oh man do I love food, I love it even more if I’m sitting in a great restaurant! I thought I would share 3 of my favourite restaurants at the moment. They are all completely different ‘cos you know, variety is the spice of life. Restaurante Parreirinha –...

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The Residence Boutique Hotel, Houghton Estate

The Residence Boutique Hotel, Houghton Estate

A few weeks ago the hubby and I really needed a break for some quality time. But being the silly season, we didn’t have the time to travel somewhere out of Johannesburg, and so began the hunt for an inner-city escape. After many Trip Advisor searches, I stumbled upon...

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