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Wanderlust Wednesday · A Morning in Graaff-Reinet

One of my longstanding travel goals has always been to explore South Africa, specifically small town South Africa. As a Cape Town born, Joburg raised girl, I’ve always had a fascination with small towns so moving from the city to the Karoo Heartland with my favourite human just over a year ago was an absolute dream come true. What better way to explore small town South Africa, than living in small town South Africa? Our 2017 travel bucket list includes…

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Wanderlust Wednesday · Misty Mountain Reserve

Today’s Wanderlust Wednesday post is a throwback to our romantic weekend getaway to Misty Mountain Reserve in the Eastern Cape. I’ll admit, I’m not really one for roughing it up ‘tent-en-slaapsak’ style, but I do enjoy elements of camping, and so…


My Bathurst Birthday

Oh, how I adore birthdays…especially my own! It’s the one day in the year where I totally embrace the “Me Me Me”. It’s a magical, anything-can-happen, unicorn of a day fuelled by rainbows, cupcakes and hugs – or giant…


Obesa Nursery

We went to Obesa Nursery in Graaff-Reinet expecting to bring back a few plant friends but ended up making a human friend too. What a delightful human Johan Bouwer, owner of Obesa Nursery, is. Witty, intelligent and not one to…


Toto, We’re Not In Kansas Anymore

We’re one month into our grand adventure and life is just that – grand. Small town life fits us like a glove. A snug, pink, knitted glove with wooly flowers stitched to it. Like the dresses your ouma used…


This Is Unicorn Country

“Picture peaceful streets lined with beautiful oak trees, white-washed settler cottages, and heritage roses; all lying in the gentle shadow of the Boschberg Mountain.” I was lucky enough to get a guided historical tour through town the day after…


The Gem of the Karoo

We fell in love on Valentine’s Day, with a town called Graaff-Reinet. The Boyfriend surprised me with a Valentine’s Day road trip to this picturesque little town, very aptly nicknamed ‘The Gem of the Karoo’, on Sunday. We headed…


Sandton To Somerset East

Hello from a hot and sunny Somerset East! What a journey it’s been. This past week has been a blur of bittersweet farewells, packing, road tripping, cat sitting, sightseeing, sneezing (Jozi’s farewell gift to us – his and hers…