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European Adventure Part 2/5: 3 Days in Taormina, Sicily

August 27, 2019 ♥♥♥ Stay: Villa Taormina  Dates: June 4-7  For 3 nights and 4 days, we holidayed as the local Italians do in the heart of Sicily in a town called Taormina. Known for its upscale shops on Corso Umberto,…

European Adventure: Part 1/5- How Malta took us by surprise in just 3 days

June 30, 2019 ♥♥♥ Stay: Casa Ellul (for all 3 nights) Dates: June 1-4  Valletta, Malta took us by complete and total happy surprise. A week before Dave and I left for a European Adventure/40th Birthday/Friends Reunion/Winter…

Mauritius: Babymoon in the Tropics

May 2, 2019 ♥♥♥ Ready to emark on the dreamiest babymoon of all time? Let me create the setting for you: set 2000 kilometers (1200 miles for the Americans) off the coast of mainland Africa lies the swoony tropical island of Mauritius.…

1 year of Living Abroad in Cape Town: What I love and What I don't

April 11, 2019♥♥♥ It's been 1 year, and 4 months since we left the concrete jungle of NYC for the experience of living abroad in the bohemian paradise of Cape Town, South Africa. As my husband and I cooly ease into our 2nd year abroad,…

Desert Escape at Kagga Kamma Private Reserve

December 24th, 2018 ♥♥♥ Day 1: Cape Town to Kagga Kamma A 3 day weekend in the middle of December during Cape Town's peak summer season definitely calls for a desert escape.  I'd heard Kagga Kamma Private Game Reserve in Cederberg…
Getaway in Hermanus Mosaic Private Sanctuary

Getaway in Hermanus at Mosaic Private Santuary

December 19, 2018♥♥♥ Our third and final stop (and might I add our FAVORITE stop) on my birthday road trip was a getaway in Hermanus at Mosaic Private Sanctuary. Mosaic is located slightly south of Hermanus in Stanford on the…

How a One Night Safari at Sanbona in South Africa Compares

December 13th, 2018 ♥♥♥ Our second stop on my birthday road trip was a one night safari at Sanbona Private Game Reserve. Sanbona is located 3.5 hours away from Cape Town. It's the closest luxury safari destination for those who don't…

Adventures in South Africa Wine Tasting: Mont Rochelle

December 11, 2018♥♥♥ The adventures in South Africa wine tasting continue with an overnight stay at the famous Sir Richard Branson's winery Mont Rochelle. For my birthday weekend (August 8th- which incidentally also fell over…

Tanzania, Zanzibar & Kenya Part 5/5: 24 Hours in Nairobi, Kenya

December 5, 2018 ♥♥♥ Part 5, the final conclusion of our East African adventure continued from exploring Tarangire National Park, to milking cows in Ngornogoro Crater, to witnessing the great migration in the Serengeti, to wandering…

East African Safari Adventure Part 4/5: Falling in Love with Stone Town, Zanzibar

November, 24 2018 ♥♥♥ Part 4 of our East African adventure continued from exploring Tarangire National Park, to milking cows in Ngornogoro Crater, to witnessing the great migration in the Serengeti, to finally shrugging off our…