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zanzi resort zanzibar

Quick look: Zanzi Resort Zanzibar

Zanzi Resort is, according to Tripadvisor, the 2nd best hotel on Zanzibar Island and it deserves praise. This villa-hotel is the perfect combination of rustic Zanzibari style and luxury. Accommodation in one of their Luxury villas could be described as your home on the…

January 26, 2016
The residence zanzibar review

The Residence Zanzibar

Zanzibar is paradise. No argument there. In my opinion, when you go to paradise, you need to immerse yourself in it. Roughing it up is not my idea of paradise. A villa with a private pool and a huge bath tub is more like…

August 17, 2015
De Hoek Country Hotel near Johannesburg

A serene getaway near Johannesburg

You might remember that last year the man and I had some trouble looking for getaway spots near Johannesburg. We had been looking for a nice, luxury hotel that we could drive off to for one night and so many of the places we found…

June 2, 2015
the palazzo montecasino

High Tea at The Palazzo

I’ve rekindled my love for photography and slowly but surely I’ll get back my skill. for now though, I’ll just be sharing as I can. This week I visited the Palazzo for a tour of their Rose gardens and high tea at Rosa (which…

March 18, 2015
roots restaurant cradle of humankind

Unexpected Luxury near Muldersdrift

You’d think that there are a nearly limitless amount of well-priced and livable weekend getaway spots around Johannesburg. There are so many of us here and gorgeous countryside is a mere 45 minutes away. I did try to find a place that worked, but…

September 2, 2014
istanbul edition room

The Istanbul Edition

I am a huge fan of the Edition brand under the Mariott hotels portfolio and have been admiring them from afar for quite a while. In March, I finally had a chance to stay at one of the hotels, the Istanbul Edition. The Istanbul…

May 5, 2014