A virtual tour of Cherry Blossoms

I’m so behind with blogging, this post on virtual tours of Cherry Blossom trees was supposed to be posted whilst the Cherry Blossoms were still blooming. Then I had to figure out how to optimize YouTube videos for work. I didn’t know a thing about YouTube except for the fact that I watched lots of…

11 Beautiful Virtual Garden Tours

I haven’t had time to blog in ages this roundup of virtual garden tours has been on my to blog list for so long.  I got to take these tours in my PJ’s before my workload doubled. If you have spare time and have a passion for pretty flowers you should check out these virtual…

What to wear in Cape Town uncovered

Cape Town style is laid-back and casual you will spot people wearing business attire, to athletic wear and even beach items. It’s normal to see people wearing flip flops with jeans and a vest. People don’t wear traditional outfits’ every day though you might spot some people wearing Shwe-Shwe and or African Wax print items. …

All about the Castle of Goodhope

The Castle of Goodhope known to locals as just the Castle is one of the oldest buildings in South Africa. It was established to protect the Cape Town from sea attacks. At first, it was supervised by Jan Van Riebeek in 1652. The Castle was built using slave labour and was ironically built to protect…

How to enjoy Cape Town Carnival a guide from a local

The Cape Town Carnival is around the corner. This Mardi gras styled Carnival is free to attend. On the 16th of March the whimsical floats, dancers and marchers will be making a big splash along the Fan Walk in Green Point. The theme for this year’s Cape Town Carnival is- VUKA UKHANYE! Rise ‘n Shine….

How to take brilliant beach photos: 16 easy tips

I love the beach. Living in a coastal city has been a true blessing. And I missed the sea whilst living in Essen, Germany which is landlocked. I never got to visit the beaches of Europe which added to my beach blues. Now that I’m back home I take way too many photos of the…

How to dine alone and enjoy yourself

I’m part of the solo female travelers’ network on Facebook. It’s an open and positive online community and most of the posts make me smile. Solo travel isn’t just about happiness though and one of the top complaints which I read about is solo dining. A traveler wrote about how she ended up not eating…