Food 

5 Best Italian Restaurants in Cape Town

Italian food has always been a fan favourite but there are certainly some restaurants that do it better than others. That’s why I made this list of the best Italian restaurants in Cape Town…

5 Best Breakfast Restaurants in Cape Town

Whether you’re a tourist or a local, sometimes we all need a little help choosing where to eat. If you’re a brunch enthusiast, I’ve got you covered. So here is my personal list of the best breakfast restaurants in Cape Town…

Best Food and Coffee Along MyCiti Bus Routes

Cape Town has an amazing buzz of food and coffee culture and it’s easy to miss out on it if you don’t know the best places to go or how to get there. From the best bagels to delicious gelato, here is a list of my favourite spots and how to get there…

Coffee

Incredibly Easy Coffee Dessert Recipe

Looking for a ridiculously easy dessert that you can whip up in a few minutes? I got you! This coffee dessert is happiness in a mug…

The Milky Coffee Hack You Have to Try

Who doesn’t love a nice frothy, milky coffee drink? Without a milk frother, this may seem like it won’t happen, but that’s where this hack comes in…

How to Brew Coffee in a Neapolitan Flip Pot

The Neapolitan flip pot was used to brew coffee long ago in Naples. It isn’t used very often anymore but if you have one yourself or if you’re curious about what it is, I’m going to share everything I have learned about making a top-notch brew in this weird contraption…

7 Best Coffee Shops in Cape Town

It’s no secret that I’m an avid lover of coffee and all things related. The question is: are you? Cape Town has a badass coffee culture and I am so excited to share my favourite spots so here is my list of the best coffee shops in Cape Town…

Travel

Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park Trip | Blue-Eyed Lion, Golden Cobra, Eland Graveyard

If you’re an adventurer at heart or you’re into epic photography, you might enjoy the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park…

Camping Near Johannesburg | Mountain Sanctuary Park

Looking for your next outdoor adventure near Johannesburg? Mountain Sanctuary Park is all kinds of amazing for a camping trip…

Homemade Ravioli and Farm Stay in Tuscany | Travel Diaries 3

If rolling hills of gorgeous organic farms and freshly made ravioli sounds like your jam, you might enjoy this little travel diary from our time in Incisa, Tuscany…

Mouthwatering Buffets at Titignano Castle | Travel Diaries 2

Staying at the Titignano Castle in Orvieto, Italy, was a dream come true. With rolling hills and huge buffets of the most delicious food, there’s not a lot more that you could ask for…

Stranded at a Macklemore Concert in Rome | Travel Diaries 1

Plonk a couple of South Africans in the middle of Rome with Macklemore concert tickets and what’s the worst that could happen? This is the story…

Beaverlac Campsite Review

Have you ever wanted to immerse yourself in nature? One of the ways to do that is to go camping! Here is my review of Beaverlac, a popular campsite in the Western Cape…

What’s On My Mind

23 Life Lessons In 23 Years

No matter where you’re at in life, we’re all still learning as we go. So, I know it’s a cliché but I thought it might be interesting to write out 23 life lessons that I think I’ve learnt so far…

January & June | South African Sustainable Swimwear

Summer is around the corner which means swimwear is probably on your mind. January & June is a South African sustainable…

Skincare in South Africa | Skin Functional

If you’re into skincare and like to hunt down local gems, I have your back. Skin Functional is a brand that I recently stumbled upon…

7 Amazing Black-Owned Businesses in South Africa

This post is dedicated to some truly incredible humans who have founded businesses that deserve every bit of your attention. Next time you run out of face cream or are craving wholesome food, I would encourage you to check out these amazing black-owned businesses in South Africa…

Is Engineering Sexist?

Most people are painstakingly aware of the gender imbalance in engineering. It is slowly becoming more equal but I chose Mechanical Engineering and I’d say that the class was maybe a quarter female, at most…

What is Aikido to Me?

Let me start by answering: “What is Aikido?”. It’ a modern Japanese martial art that was developed so that practitioners could defend themselves while still protecting their attackers…

How To Avoid Getting Sick

Are you sick of catching every cold and flu under the sun (pun intended)? Feeling ill is not a fun time and more often than not, we can actually prevent catching those dreaded bugs. Here are the ways that I boost my immune system and avoid catching colds and the flu…

Dear Engineering

Alright Engineering, grab a seat, make a cup of tea and get comfortable because I’m going to tell you a story about a girl who severely overestimated her abilities. For pretty much my entire life, I have always been the girl who was really into academics. I definitely wasn’t the smartest…

Fitness 101 for People Who Hate the Gym

Have you ever gone into a gym, started running on the treadmill and absolutely hated it? I feel you. If you have a gym membership and it works for you, that’s great but for a lot of people, gym fees are either too expensive or it’s just not their vibe. If that is the case for you, or if you’re like me and just don’t like the idea of paying for a gym membership, here are some tips to crack the system.

Cape Town Secrets

The Greenhouse Restaurant at Babylonstoren

If you’re in or around Cape Town, Babylonstoren should be on your list of places to visit. And this is why…

Where You Can Buy Vinyl Records in Cape Town

Whether you’re new to vinyl or you’re already an avid record collector, knowing the best stores is a gamechanger. Thankfully, Cape Town has plenty of options…

Best Secondhand Clothing Stores in Cape Town

Did you know that buying your clothes secondhand can help both your wallet and the environment? Here is a short guide to the best secondhand clothing stores in Cape Town…

University & Engineering

5 Tips to Pass a Course You Hate

We’ve all been there, am I right? Passing a course that you hate can be really difficult so here are the five tips to get you through the worst…

Technical Writing: What They Never Told You About Your Engineering Degree

If you have an engineering degree and you don’t know what to do with it, you’re going to want to listen up…