Thursday, 31 March 2016

Muse of the Day: Rock Queen, Janis Joplin

First week back after the holidays and today I felt the urge for a little escapism, some nostalgia, an icon to rediscover. With that unmistakable raw bluesy voice and trademark

Wednesday, 30 March 2016

A Swinging 60s Rainbow Hotel



Lately, I keep wondering about a trip to Palm Springs, but never seem to get there. Although this rainbow Saguaro Hotel is making me want to check in immediately.

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

5 Instagram-Ready Restaurants in Brighton


Love it or hate, Instagram can actually be really useful for travel tips and gives everyone an extra hobby in life. It's also a great way

Thursday, 24 March 2016

20 Amazing Easter Treats


Repelled by fierce competition in the Easter egg aisle at my local supermarket, this year I've decided to 'get crafty' and make everyone an Easter-related treat instead. And why not?

Cruising the South African Desert on Route 62!



Dazed and dazzled, we leave the Garden Route behind us, ready for the last lap of our South African adventure, a drive on Route 62 which takes us through miles of Mars-like

Wednesday, 23 March 2016

A Romantic Beachside Barbecue & Other Treasures of South Africa's Garden Route


We finally dragged ourselves out of Cape Town after a week, swapping our tranquil bohemian city hideaway for a trusty hire wagon – for we were off on a road trip along the

Hunting for Street Art in Cape Town




When a guidebook tells me a place is 'rough' and to be wary of it, it only makes me want to visit said place even more. In this case, I'm talking about Woodstock in Cape Town, a mix of

Monday, 21 March 2016

Cape Town's Secret Cinema in the Middle of a Rooftop Trailer Park


We showed our tickets to the concierge who pointed us toward the vintage elevator – one of those old-timey ones with a concertina-screen door the token bad guy in 70s crime movies

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

A Stroll Through Candy-Coloured Cape Town


Exploring Cape Town’s cobblestone streets of colourful homes I'd heard so much about has been on my bucket list ever since I first discovered my fascination for the South African city

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

My Heavenly Cape Town Hangout


I’m fairly fond of flamingoes, so when I heard there was a little restaurant round the corner from our hotel, a practical shrine to the creature, I made sure to be the first one to arrive at

Monday, 14 March 2016

Settling in to Picture-Perfect Cape Town


I know you might have heard that I've been on a South African road trip, well, our journey started in Cape Town. First off, you should probably know that I'm a Cape Town virgin – so