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kilic ali pasa hamam

A Turkish Hamam Decoded

Last year when I went to Turkey I knew I had to go to Hamam. I just had to. I knew it was a public bath, very popular in early Turkey but that was pretty much it. While in Turkey, I had a chance…

November 7, 2016
roots forum homini

The Ultimate Foodie Experience in pictures.

I stayed at the Forum Homini last year in August and I won’t forget it. The room alone was magnificent, but when I spoke about it before I didn’t quite mention just how great the food was. Included in our rate was the five…

November 1, 2016
high tea at four seasons the westcliff

Three places to eat in Johannesburg

I didn’t intend for it to work out this way, but it turns out this list could be construed as breakfast, lunch and dinner or a one-day-in-jhb list. You would be grossly stuffed,  but you will have enjoyed it. Also, Parkhurst, Illovo and Westcliff…

October 25, 2016
mashariki palace hotel

Mashariki Palace Hotel – Serenity in Stone Town

  Let me set the scene: You left Johannesburg at 11:40 last night, spent three hours sitting outside Dar Es Salaam, an airport without stable electricity waiting for a transfer, another 2 waiting in a hot, stuffy airport to catch a Cessna leaving for…

September 13, 2016
acrobranch melrose

An [Entertaining] day in Joburg

If you follow me on Social Media, you will probably have seen me talk about The Entertainer. The husband and I use the Entertainer for the 2 for 1 dining specials at restaurants around the city and we bought our app in January this…

September 15, 2015

New hair!

I’ve become addicted to changing my hair. I will take any opportunity I get to change things up and make them better. I loved my long hair, but I was pretty much just growing it so that I could have an upstyle at the…

March 23, 2015