Guests’ Corner: Christie Adams

As part of the next instalment in my international version of Guests’ Corner, I chatted to writer, traveller and coach, Christie of Christie Adams. Christie Adams is a woman who has, thus far, lead a very colourful life… It has taken her to many interesting places and given her many fascinating experiences – and over the course of time, Christie […]

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A Divine High Tea at The Table Bay Hotel, Cape Town

In the past two years, I have been fortunate enough to visit some of Cape Town’s most glamourous and time-honoured hotels. Why, you ask? Well, to experience their high teas… And although I have enjoyed at least five such experiences in and around the Mother City to date, there is something especially memorable about a high tea at The Table […]

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Guests’ Corner: Longest Bus Rides

As part of the next instalment in my international version of Guests’ Corner, I chatted to Jess of travel and photography blog, Longest Bus Rides. Jess is an avid traveller, with a passion for photography, travel and culture. Through her incredible, visually stunning blog, Longest Bus Rides (inspired by a month-long trip around Mongolia), Jess tells her fascinating travel stories, […]

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Guests’ Corner: Tasty Errands

As part of the next instalment in my international version of Guests’ Corner, I chatted to Rima Deghaili, software engineer and travel and food blogger of Tasty Errands. Software engineer and travel and food blogger, Rima Deghaili is passionate about blogging, travel, food tasting and cooking… And in 2015, after weeks of careful thought, planning, travelling (during which time she […]

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Discovering Durbanville’s Own Secret Garden: Avondale Open Garden

When I first saw the event listing for Avondale Open Garden on Facebook, I immediately saved it to my calendar. Even two months prior to this exciting event, I was wishing to attend. I have always loved South Africa’s natural open spaces, where beauty and wildlife reign unchallenged… but ever since moving to Cape Town, I have learnt that cities, […]

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Guests’ Corner: HH Lifestyle Travel

As part of the next instalment in my international version of Guests’ Corner, I chatted to Hannah Henderson, travel writer, blogger and photographer of HH Lifestyle Travel. Originally hailing from beautiful New Zealand, Hannah Henderson is a travel writer and blogger, photographer, foodie, Francophile and travel gypsy/planner of note. Through her stunning blog, HH Lifestyle Travel, Hannah shares a veritable wealth […]

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Guests’ Corner: The Jax Blog

As part of the next instalment in Guests’ Corner – a local and international travel interview segment on Tamlyn Amber Wanderlust – I chatted to Jacqui Cooks, South African blogger and social media marketer. Born and bred in Cape Town, thirty-something Jacqui Cooks is a woman of many pursuits and talents… Think: top South African blogger, social media marketer, global […]

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Fun, Easy Hikes in Tygerberg Nature Reserve, Cape Town

Cape Town’s Northern Suburbs offer both locals and tourists plenty of green oases to enjoy. There’s the Tygerberg Nature Reserve, Majik Forest, Durbanville Rose Garden, Sonstraal Dam and Durbanville Nature Reserve to name but a few of the glorious, protected and vibrant pockets of greenery found here. And ever since moving to this side of the Mother City, I have […]