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So far Katryn has created 27 blog entries.

hello and happy 2019!

2019-01-30T20:05:45+02:00January 30th, 2019|Lifestyle|

Dear readers. I’ve been too quiet on here and my only defence (or excuse, if I’m being honest) is that annoying overused saying: life happens. Let me get you up to speed with what’s been happening in our little household these past few months. I last posted on here while I was in Sydney, which [...]

Camping and the African wilderness: Our holiday in the Kgalagadi

2018-10-01T12:32:47+02:00October 1st, 2018|Blog, Travel|

About a year ago, Cilliers’ parents invited us on a two-week camping trip to and from the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. This park is so popular that you need to book it a full year in advance, which meant 12 months of pure childlike excitement for me! My parents-in-law have done this 4x4 touring many times [...]

Cape Town Treasures Part 2: The Adderley Street flower market

2018-07-24T10:09:16+02:00July 23rd, 2018|Lifestyle, Photo galleries, Travel, Uncategorized|

As far as Cape Town treasures go, the Adderley Street flower market is at the very top of the list. This century-old market is as synonymous with the Mother City as Table Mountain and Cape Point. The flower market adds vibrancy and colour to our beautiful city - it's a real gem and a must-visit! [...]

Visiting the beautiful Babylonestoren hotel

2018-07-05T12:57:23+02:00July 5th, 2018|Blog, Lifestyle, Reviews, Travel|

It’s been proper winter weather the past few weeks … Icy winds and days of continuous rain had every Capetonian smiling from ear to ear, because this feels like the good old times (before showering had a time limit). Amidst the gruelling cold, a heartwarming gift arrived: the world famous Babylonstoren farm here in the [...]

Our holiday in marvellous Morocco (+ travel tips)

2018-06-11T11:26:36+02:00June 7th, 2018|Travel|

I’ve always thought of Morocco as this exotic destination, a place of magical allure, and going there has been at the top of my bucket list for years. Situated at the very north end of Africa, this country’s captivating diversity comes from the Berber, Arabic and European influences, making Morocco rich in culture, colour and [...]

Twenty-three things I’ve learnt in my twenty-three years

2018-04-26T12:00:36+02:00April 26th, 2018|Blog, Lifestyle|

I recently celebrated my twenty-third birthday. One thing is for sure: the older I get, the quicker these birthday-things sneak up on me! I feel like a proper adult when I complain about how quickly time goes by. Suddenly we’re in April, yet I am still recovering from Christmas lunch. I’ve never minded growing older [...]

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