Beautiful hikes in Cape Town

Cape Town Hikes

  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 […]

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Delicious camping food ideas

Coolendel Camping

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 […]

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DIY: Bookcase revamp

Bookcase refurbishment

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 […]

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Delicious “Health” Rusk Recipe

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. Rusks:  “A rusk is a hard, dry biscuit […]

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Sydney’s Hermitage Foreshore walk – What spectacular views!

Hermitage Foreshore Walk

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 […]

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10 awesome things to do on Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan

Nusa Lembongan, Bali

We arrived in Bali for our 10 day holiday with only 2 nights accommodation booked. Knowing that we wanted to escape the hustle and bustle of the city but not travel too far, we began searching for an island close to mainland Bali. That’s when we discovered Nusa Lembongan, a small island located southeast of Bali and only a 35 […]

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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 […]

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8 Things to do in the Sydney region

Sydney Skyline

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 […]

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Best Chicken Potjiekos Recipe

Platbos Forest

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 […]

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December Roundup: What we did last month

A Blonde and a Beard

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 […]

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