Beautiful hikes in Cape Town

  We love exploring the great outdoors and one of our favourite things to do on the weekend is to go out for a hike. Each weekend we try to tackle a new hike, as there are so many beautiful one’s in and around Cape Town. Below are a few of our favourites that we…

Delicious camping food ideas

One of the first things we do before we go camping is come up with a menu for the duration of our stay. When deciding on camping food, we look for two key things – it has to be simple to make and it must taste delicious. Here are our favourites: Breakfast: Overnight Oats Egg…

DIY: Bookcase revamp

Moving countries means refurnishing a home, which makes me (the Blonde) very excited! We had a couple of furniture items shipped over from South Africa, but a bookcase wasn’t one of them and we had a stack of books that needed to be stored.  We were looking for something that was solid timber and didn’t…

Delicious “Health” Rusk Recipe

As South Africans, one of our favourite things to have with a cup of tea or coffee is a rusk. This is a recipe that Jenna’s (the Blonde) mom has made for many years, so when we make it here in Australia it reminds us of home.

Sydney’s Hermitage Foreshore walk – What spectacular views!

There is no better way to warm up on a chilly winters day than a nice brisk walk! A couple of weekends ago we did the Hermitage Foreshore walk which follows the ocean and has the most spectacular views of Sydney Harbour, the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House as well as great swimming beaches and parks for picnicking.

10 awesome things to do on Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan

Nusa Lembongan was once a beach shack surfers paradise, but in more recent years has become more popular with families, couples and backpackers all looking for an island retreat. Although Nusa Lembongan has become a popular destination, you can still find a beach shack with a view of the ocean or if you would prefer, there are also plenty of boutique hotels and resorts to choose from.

Friday Favourites No. 02

We are back in chilly Sydney feeling refreshed and inspired after an awesome 9 days in Bali. This week’s Friday Favourites is going to be short and sweet, we will be sharing a recipe and a tip/trick we discovered whilst on holiday. Unlocking luggage when you forget the pin or like in our case the pin miraculously…

8 Things to do in the Sydney region

The 4th of March marked a month of living in Sydney, and we have been very busy getting all our admin things sorted like Australian drivers license, Medicare cards, Tax file numbers and apartment/house hunting. The house hunting part is quite depressing and frustrating, the prices are crazy here and there are so many people…

Best Chicken Potjiekos Recipe

We have finally arrived in Australia (our new home) and thought this was the perfect time to post our favourite chicken potjie recipe as a tribute to South Africa. This recipe was shared with us by an uncle who has won many a potjie competition with this recipe. Potjie – The Afrikaans word for “Little…

Best Chicken Potjiekos Recipe

Potjiekos is a traditional South African meal and originates from the Voortrekker days, it is a stew-like meal that is cooked in a heavy cast-iron pot over coals. It is simple and easy to prepare the dish as long as you stick to a couple of rules.

December Roundup: What we did last month

We have been very quiet on the blog this December, clearly been having too much fun. December was quite a busy month for us, it was also our first month of being “homeless” although our family and friends have taken great care of us. Here’s what we got up to: Sunset drinks and snacks on…

November roundup: What we did last month

November! What a month! Packing up our apartment, getting everything sorted for our move, whilst still trying to have some fun and do work in between. We have also finally booked our flights and are leaving for Australia at the beginning of February. So this gives us December and January free to explore and spend…