There is something so gratifying about playing tourist in your own country. The joy of traveling, right at your doorstep. Or only a little drive away from it anyway. Last weekend we went to visit the Royal Greenhouses of Laeken. The perfect plantlady Sunday plan! Getting to walk in this glass palace (because really: that thing is huge!) makes you feel especially privileged, as it only opens its door to the public once a year. Unorganised soul that I am, I missed… Read more »

One year ago today I just got back from vibrant, sunny, colorful Brazil! As a throwback I shared some memories, tips and experiences on the blog.

With its unique culture, vibrant streets and warm people, Cuba is a dream destination. A few typical Cuban hurdles might cross your path to a smooth holiday experience, but a little prep (and an open mind!) goes a long way :)

I’m back! Three weeks of wandering from Johannesburg down to Cape Town left me mesmerized, sun burnt and with a full-on country crush. And out of the abundance of the heart… Because boy, does my heart have stories to tell! But instead of writing a novel-sized blogpost with all of the things I want to share, I’d thought I’d break it down and start by the beginning. The first (and if you ask me: most magical) part of our journey:… Read more »