Visiting Portugal: Sintra

Sintra is the type of town fairytales are made of. This magical town lies up in the forested mountains and is just a 2 hours train ride outside of Lisbon. I first saw glimpses of all the bizarre and colourful spaces and places on social media and was immediately intrigued. Sintra was therefore an essential…

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Visiting Portugal: Lisbon

I was torn between Spain and Portugal and even did a small poll on social media to help me make a decision. It was eventually all the amazing travel photos I saw and articles I had read on Portugal that persuaded me to choose this beautiful destination in the south of Europe.

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A Weekend Getaway at Cape Agulhas

Wild seas and rocky shores line the coastline of Africa’s most Southern tip. Anyone who ventures there will be spellbound by its desolate beauty and fresh air mingled with the sweet scents of fynbos by the sea. There’s something awe-inspiring and mysterious about this part of the world that will leave you mesmerised.

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Chateau de Versailles

A visit to Chateau de Versailles or Palace of Versailles is a must when visiting France. It is a 30 minute train ride away from Paris and lies on the outskirts of the neighbourhood of Versailles. The palace is a treasure trove that houses the very finest and best of French history, art, architecture and…

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Boulders Beach

Boulder’s is one of my favourite beaches and one of Cape Town’s most visited on the peninsula. It’s not hard to see why, as it is home to a colony of African jack-ass penguins who live off Southern Africa’s shores. I know that the penguins colony once extended all the way up to Robben Island,…

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Visiting the Louvre Museum

Living in a city like Paris means access to some of the world’s most famed artworks and landmarks. The Louvre and its vast collections make it place to experience an overload in both European culture and history. There are thousands of blog posts on the Louvre. Therefore, I’ll focus on the museum itself, some tips…

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