Venturing through Scotland: Tasting Haggis

One of the things I love doing while exploring different cities is tasting local foods. You can learn so much about a country and its culture through food so you can bet that I’m always at the front line to taste anything! Whilst on vacation in Edinburgh, mum and I had the pleasure of witnessing […]

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Six Habits of Highly Successful Women

Let’s face it, life is difficult. Heck, difficult doesn’t even begin to describe the everyday workings of a twenty something woman with dreams and ambitions. Dealing with the constant pressures of life, love and health can take its toll on any woman, let alone one who thinks she has a clear vision of what her […]

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10 Reasons Why I Love South Africa

We travel for different reasons. For some of us it’s work; for others it’s pleasure but being on the road travelling means that at some point on your international adventure, you are going to miss home. Perhaps it’s the rolling hills you long for or local authentic food… maybe it’s the well-known comforting smiles or […]

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20 Things You Need To Know Before Visiting The Netherlands

So you’ve booked a trip to the land of tulips, canals and windmills but you are just a little unsure of what to expect upon arrival. To make your trip all the more pleasant here are 15 things you need to know before visiting The Netherlands. HOLLAND AND THE NETHERLANDS ARE NOT THE SAME I’m […]

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Solo Travel Tips For China

Living in China can be difficult, especially if you are not accustomed to the culture or know what to expect, more so if you’re a solo female traveler. I have been here for close to two years now and I can safely say that I’ve learnt a thing or two… and I’d like to share […]

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Exploring Beijing’s Old Alleyways: Six Hutongs That You Must Visit

Hutongs form a special part of Beijing’s rich cultural history, giving a glimpse into the old way of life and culture here in the North. The word hutong itself, means ‘lane’ or ‘alleyway’ and originated from the word ‘hottog’ meaning ‘a well’ in ancient Mongolian, reminiscent of the olden wells that villagers would dig. Often […]

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Ten Life Lessons learned through Travel

Being sick is no easy feat. Nobody likes it. Being sick away from home is even harder but being sick in Beijing where air pollution levels fly off the chart, poplar pollen fly around like endless snowfall in Spring and you don’t always know what delicious delicacies you’re eating in your spicy hotpot is something […]

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