hennops hiking trail

So its only been a few days into the new year and I’m already feeling slightly more active and healthier than i was last year. During the heat wave in which Johannesburg is currently experiencing a few friends and i decided that heading off to Hennops for a 10 km hike would be a fantastic…

I’m 21!

I’ve been 21 for a while now – ten days now to be exact. I’ve celebrated being 21 even before i was 21, when I turned 21 and a little after I turned 21. Its always times like these when I am truly grateful for my family and friends that i have made and that…

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…

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…

journeys in the forest

Washington is a very green-friendly state that has lovely rivers, dams and hiking trails in which you can take. Growing up in a city doesn’t give me (maybe you too) much opportunities to go exploring (especially by being a girl who loves the outdoors but isn’t a big fan of bugs) The journey started off…

birthday birthday – big 20

This weekend has been filled with early birthday celebrations – one of which was mine (obviously) and the others were my friends’ birthdays and parties – in which some I share the same day of birth. December 2nd My best friend Jeaneli (Jay) started the birthday weekend by taking me to one our favorite little…

ice cream sunday – trump that ’16

So 2016 has had a few surprises and the biggest one of them being that Donald J Trump became president of the United States of America – yes we have gone from Barack Obama to a sexist, racist, homophobic orange man. The only positives that I can think of , of him becoming president is…

ice cream sunday – halloween ’16

The best adventures start off when your best friend calls you and tells you they’re outside your gate and you don’t know what for. So I’ve always had an obsession with ice cream but lately, it’s grown more which unfortunately means that I have also had to go on multiple diets and exercise more in…

catch ups with Thorpe

If you’re¬†fresh out of high school and your friends are doing different degrees and this means you can’t see your friends as often as you can, catch ups are the best things to do with a friend – plus you get a free adventure out of it. Sunday, 23 October. Sinead Thorpe, the crazy and…