highlights of 2018

In a nutshell, 2018 has felt like it has taken 3 years but all in all it’s been a heck of a goodie. I have done the most travel that I have ever done before, been pushed to my limits and have been embarked on some really cool adventures, internally and externally. I mean it…

Bartender Talent Academy 2018

On the 21st of July, after much prep and hard work, I had won the first leg of the Remy Martin bartending competition. I felt honored that Molecular Bars had chosen me to be their rep and that the hard work had finally paid off and a delicious cocktail was made. Winning the first leg…

playing tourist in the north of portugal

Luckily for me, I was able to have a sneaky look at what the North of Portugal was like. Oddly enough it was very different. The people are still just as friendly but it’s so wonderfully green and natury and majestic that I was left in awe. I got to meet a little old Portuguese…

lets get lost in lagos

The title perfectly describes my adventures in the South of Portugal. From using shower gel as a body cream, basically falling in every little city I visited and getting hit on by all the golden oldies. I spent roughly 3 and a half weeks laughing till I couldn’t breathe with Keanu, Dino (Keanu’s brother), their…

summary of washington

The one thing I missed about being home (South Africa) is the summer sun and was super looking forward to seeing it when I got home. However, mother nature had thought that maybe I hadn’t received enough of the cloudy weather and so decided to make me wait a bit till I could see the…

snow (& lots of it)

Coming from South Africa, I barely experience any form of snow and if we do its so little that we still have to go to school. Whilst being here in Washington, I have experienced snow and felt so young that i was going to lay in the ground and make a snow angel. Here are…

seattle part 2

After spending almost a month now living like the locals, I decided to dedicate my day to being an absolute tourist. Visiting the amazing sites of the Space Needle, Glass Museum, Pikes Place Market (again), Gum Wall and literally just walked around to my heart’s content and absorbing things around me. We started the day nice…

port townsend, wa

Sometimes in life you have to let things upset you and steer your plan out of the way to actually have a good time – weird I know but something I’ve learned today. I was upset and then by the end of the day I was smiling more than I think I would have if…

the dancing brush – poulsbo

Firstly welcome to 2017!! Yay the dreaded horrors of 2016 are behind us and I am so happy to be starting a new and finally starting a blog post continuing my adventure in the United States The land is known for its aesthetic. This little town is made to make you feel as though you…

seattle – part 1

The city on a hill – not only do you get a kicker of a workout but being in this beautiful city but you get to fulfill you little curious mind of what this city has to offer with a long-lasting smile on your face at the end of the day. So as you know…