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Things You Must See & Do in Cape Town, South Africa

Things You Must See & Do in Cape Town, South Africa

Since moving to Edmonton, we’ve been pretty luck to have been able to travel so much more. And even though we have yet to cover the entire world, we think Cape Town is still the most beautiful city in the world out of all the […]

Travel Diary: Our 4 Days in Vancouver, BC

Travel Diary: Our 4 Days in Vancouver, BC

You’ll know from our last visit to Vancouver, we only had a whole 24 hours to explore the city! And in between all that, still had to get ourselves to a visa appointment, so even that 24 hours wasn’t spent doing everything we could. Nonetheless, […]

The Rimrock Resort Hotel in Banff

The Rimrock Resort Hotel in Banff

It was our first Christmas in Canada away from all our friends and family in South Africa and only a month into my Canadian adventure. Nervous that we would be a little homesick, we decided to spend it surrounded by Christmas bliss in the mountains. […]

Could You Survive 3 Weeks Without Sugar?

Could You Survive 3 Weeks Without Sugar?

Pounding Headaches. Mood swings. Fatigue. Sugar cravings. Mind Fog. These are just some of the lovely symptoms you deal with when cutting sugar out of your diet. Sugar withdrawals are actually a thing. And even though we didn’t consider ourselves unhealthy, we realised throughout this […]

Travel Diary: How We Spent 3 Days in Los Angeles

Travel Diary: How We Spent 3 Days in Los Angeles

I have said it before, but I’ll say it again.┬áLA, you stole my heart. This wasn’t a city at the top of my bucket-list. In fact, the only reason we booked this trip was because friends of ours were going and they had asked us […]

Things I Have Learnt from Moving Abroad | South African in Canada

Things I Have Learnt from Moving Abroad | South African in Canada

True to my realist nature, I had to write a post on my experience of moving abroad. I sure as hell wish someone had told me most of this before I left South Africa for Canada. NOT that it would have changed my mind about […]

Our July 2017 Round Up & Recap

Our July 2017 Round Up & Recap

It’s been a busy month! Scratch that. YEAR! It’s flown by and we are now only 5 months away from the end of the year of 2017. And coming up to our two year anniversary of being in Canada. Time flies when you’re having fun […]

Travel Diary: What We Did in Vancouver in 24 Hours

Travel Diary: What We Did in Vancouver in 24 Hours

With our upcoming long weekend trip to Vancouver, I’m reflecting on our much shorter, 24-hour quick visit we did a few months ago (See our Travel Story here). You can imagine, one cannot even scratch the surface of what one can do in Vancouver in […]

A Guide on Where to Brunch in Edmonton

A Guide on Where to Brunch in Edmonton

Brunch is my new favourite meal. I could quite happily brunch all day, erryday. But it also seems to be the thing to do in Edmonton (or Canada in general?). Go to any main restaurant on the weekend and they will slap you with a […]

Five Cities That I Would Return To

Five Cities That I Would Return To

I am typically the type of person that must try somewhere new every time we go out to eat, or travel. Craig, on the other hand, can quite happily go back to the same place, knowing they’re a safe┬áchoice offering what he likes. Cities, compared […]