Category Archives: inspiration

Local’s to-do list: 5 Cape Town summer activities

Summer is almost here to stay in Cape Town, South Africa; which means that weekend outdoor activity options are endless. As a local, I have done most of the main sites, hikes and token Cape Town experiences; however, there is … Continue reading

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Flower season at West Coast National Park, Cape Town

The perfect Sunday drive to see Spring’s burst of colourful flowers, between August and September, is up the coast to West Coast National Park  and is about an hour or two’s drive from Cape Town. On arrival, as you purchase your tickets you … Continue reading

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Operation Smile: Changing lives one smile at a time in Zomba, Malawi

If someone told me years ago that one day I would be working in an operating theatre in Zomba, Malawi; I would have laughed and responded with disbelief. Yet last week I sat as a Patient Image Technician (PIT) volunteer for … Continue reading

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Daydreaming of a yoga retreat

Are you daydreaming of escaping your busy life for a quiet break to rejuvenate your body, mind and soul? I know that if I could, I would drop everything in a heart beat to go on a yoga retreat. Every … Continue reading

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My Operation Smile #run4smiles journey

If you follow me on social media, you would have experienced my Operation Smile #run4smiles journey with me via Instagram and Facebook. If not, read my story below. One morning many months ago, I woke up with the idea to start … Continue reading

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Bali’s reminder to stay inspired, always

It’s something that I’ve always known but recently, after returning from an incredible trip to Bali; I’ve remembered how traveling to a new place or experiencing a completely new adventure gives you a fresh perspective and re-inspires you. When you step out … Continue reading

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Hiking in Newlands Forest in Cape Town, South Africa

On Sunday morning, I joined some friends for a brisk hike up the Newlands Forest Contour Path. Fresh air, natural surroundings, spectacular Cape Town views while getting the blood flowing is the perfect way to start a Sunday morning. In fact, … Continue reading

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