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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…

Living Abroad : Expectation vs. Reality

November 8, 2018 ♥♥♥ I don't know about you but I day dream alot. I lose an embarrassingly high amount of time just staring out the window imaging my life in different scenarios. The most often imagined scenario was living abroad.…

12 Surprising Facts About Living in Cape Town by an American Expat

October 23, 2018 ♥♥♥ Living in Cape Town has been quite the adventure for the past 11 months. My husband Dave and I moved here for a new job and a chance to experience a different culture. Along the way, we've learned so many interesting…
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Chicest Bars in Cape Town

July 1st, 2018 ♥♥♥ Oftentimes the vibe, mood, or feeling of a bar or lounge is far more critical than their selection of cocktails. As an interior designer,  I gravitate towards an interesting design or chic decor first and foremost.…
Delaire Graff Wine Tasting

Adventures in South Africa Wine Tasting: Delaire Graff

May 1st, 2018 ♥♥♥ Recently, we continued our Wine Tasting in South Africa series with a trip out to Stellenbosch, South Africa, where we visited the spectacular Delaire Graff Estate. Delaire Graff Estate is an absolutely breathtaking…