Travel: A Drive to the Village of Chamarel

The best way to find your way around was to drive around, or get a bus and venture out to get a full experience. Ventured to Chamarel a village located in Riviere Noire District after finding out the national drink in Mauritius is Rum made from sugarcane which they grow in abundance and use partly…

Travel: A Walk in Pamplemousses

If you enjoy the great outdoors and walking I would recommend the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden in Pamplemousses located in the north west of Mauritius. You have the option of a hiring a guide for a small fee to walk you through all the different exotic plant types and the unassuming plants that turn…

Skincare: No Sulphates Please!

While with most people it’s easy to use any product and is not something they have to put too much thought into, my case is different like many people who react to sulphates as highlighted in my blog post living an sls free life. So, I recently got my skin tested at the Face Shop…

A Mauritian Beach Day

A beach holiday means plenty of swimming, sunsets, sunrises, seafood, tanning and cocktails which Mauritius gave me in abundance. We were staying at one of the beautiful villas in Mont Choisy which is a 2 minute walk to the beach. Mont Choisy has the longest beach in the north of Mauritius which forms an arc,…

Travel: Postcard from Port Louis

The year has just felt like a blur and a much needed more like required holiday was just what the doctor ordered. Destination, Mauritius a 4 hour flight from Johannesburg take off was just before 2 pm we landed at just after 7 pm, local time they are 2 hours ahead timewise. The island is…

Pink Smoothie Bowl

Not sure if it’s the usually hot weather that’s making the bananas go bad quickly but as a result I have resorted to freezing them in order to make smoothies and dairy free ice cream. Seen smoothie bowls all over instagram and I wanted to have a go at making one or three. Fyi the…

Food: Healthy Options at the Deli

The Deli’s latest opening is in the leopards hill area of Lusaka just at the turning to the left where you have the Amaka Crossfit sign. It is almost completely hidden as no signage yet but know it’s in the same entrance as Amaka crossfit and the Montessori school. The surprise is that I never…

Beauty: My Ultimate Lipstick Guide

Here’s my take on a lipstick that brings a makeup look all together and for me a brand that rivals many has to be Sleek Makeup, here’s why. Having wore the lipsticks for several years now I really appreciate the fact that it lasts the whole day except when you eat an apple but even…

An Art Gallery Lunch

As much as it is nice to dress up and go somewhere fancy to eat, sometimes all you want is to relax on a sunny Saturday afternoon, whilst sitting against the backdrop of simulating Zambian art and with the right amount of shade cover from a 100-year-old frangipani tree. 37 D Gallery now offers just…

Reading: The Kindle Edit

I dropped my kindle over a year ago for the umptenth time then it literally died. Then Christmas came along and there it was, a brand new kindle presented to me in a pretty bow. I’m now back in the reading game and it is a new year which means all those reading resolutions need…