Dubai is a Desert

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear someone say, “I’m going to Dubai”? Luxury shopping, modern architecture, Burj Khalifa Tower, the lively nightlife, flawless looking humans? Well, let’s backtrack a bit for some history… After the Great Depression in 1929 caused a collapse in the international pearl market, emir Sheikh Saeed looked…

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Winter Survival Kit

If you’re based in South Africa or just visiting, you may already feel the temperatures start to drop (more especially at night). Winter is almost here! Whilst staying home and hiding under the bed covers with the heater on is necessary, socially isolating ourselves can eventually leave us feeling unhappy rather than relaxed. Winter is…

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What about Dr. Sebi?

Most of you have now heard about the tragic passing of American rapper and songwriter, Nipsey Hussle. Our sincerest condolences to his family and friends… There exists suspicion that Nipsey’s death is connected with his goal to highlight the medical accomplishments of Dr. Sebi in a documentary. Whether this is truth or not is for discussion…

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Glamping Season!

This past Human Rights Day weekend, three phenomenal women and I ticked off another item on our bucket list: we took a weekend getaway to Hammanskraal – GLAMPING!!! What is glamping? It’s basically regular camping, but with glamour, i.e. with nicer things than usual (e.g. hot shower water, electricity, a refrigerator and kettle, etc.). It’s perfect…

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How Long Should You Try?

We’ve been taught planning and goal-setting is the key to success. We are made to believe that that in order to achieve what we want, we need to plan properly to make our lives easier and to get to our end goals. But what happens when the experience does not match up with your planned…

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19 Hacks for 2019

It’s a new year and many of us have very high hopes for 2019. I’ve compiled a few pointers that can help you maintain those hopes sky high! 1. Give thanks. Jot down all the funny moments, celebrations, and special occasions you enjoyed last year. Reflect on those as they set a precedent for your…

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Home for the Holidays?

Some of us are not traveling anywhere this holiday! It’s a fact and it’s totally OKAY! Since the travel posts I shared won’t come in handy for you home-stayers this holiday, I’m listing some pointers to make your time at home absolutely unforgettable! Invite friends over. Host a braai or pizza and wine evening! #themorethemerrier…

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Festive in the City!

This travel post is for those of you going on a city tour this festive. Whether you’re Paris, Dubai, London, or Bangkok-bound, this one is for you! FYI: Click here if you missed the previous beach destination travel post 🙂 Stay in public places. #safetyfirst Travel with a bottle of water. Always visit the local…

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