• Out & About

    New York, I Love You

    New York has always been the number 1 destination on my bucket list. And finally, after years of dreaming, I actually made it a reality when I went over so that my sister and I could celebrate our birthdays together (as she had recently moved to Long Island) in the Big Apple. And, as I tend to travel very spontaneously, with just a vague idea of what I want to see and do, I thought I would put together this guide if you were planning on visiting the city that never sleeps in a slightly more structured way. Tip: there…

  • Hair & Beauty,  Style

    I am: Victress

    An important part of my 2018 was seeing the increased visibility of the body positivity movement. An important campaign to reflect on this at the end of the year, as people start to look towards their 2019 resolutions – which…

  • Food & Drink

    What’s a celebration without food?

    I recently visited The Book Lounge for the launch of Ming-Cheau Lin’s book JUST ADD RICE – a collection of recipes and stories about growing up as a Taiwanese-South African. I had been following Ming-Cheau on Twittter (@mingcheau) and she…

  • Out & About

    Hunter Valley

    “You like wine? Then you have to go to Hunter Valley! You should book a tour.” Since I landed in Sydney, a lot of people have been telling me where to go, and what I need to see while I’m…

  • Out & About

    Wild Life Sydney Zoo

    Before I arrived, people kept asking me what I was looking forward to the most while in Australia. “Koalas,” I would reply. “And shopping, I guess.” Which is why one of the first things I did when I landed, naturally,…

  • Food & Drink,  Out & About

    β€˜Straya Day

    My blog has been very quiet of late, but there’s a good reason for that. You see, on 13 January, after an 11 hour flight, I stepped off a Qantas aeroplane and walked through the airport and outside in the…