Travel Notes: Adaraan Prestige Water Villas on Meedhupparu Island, Maldives [2018]

In Summary 17/07 [Tue] Seaplane Flying. Expectations Exceeded. Stepping into Paradise. A colorful underwater world. Four Course Fine Dining. Salad Dressing Shots. 19/07 [Thu] Floating Pineapples. Mermaid and Merman. More Sea than Land. Tan Lines. Patriotic Feminist Literature. Sunset Boat Cruises. Chocolates on Bed. 20/07 [Fri] Island Running. Sparking Wine Jacuzzi Sunsets. Reef Drop Swimming….

Drink Notes: Zooka Kombucha

If you follow me on the gram, you will know that I am a huge ‘booch advocate. This stuff is a great alternative to beer or a penchant for sugary soft drinks. When I won a case of Zooka Health Kombucha, I was ecstatic. Not only was it a brand I have not tried yet…

Restaurant Notes: Homage 1862

On Thursday evening we decided to try Homage for the first time. The atmosphere and decor is absolutely terrific. The menu with enough seemingly delicious options to make you indecisive. Unfortunately our waiter was confused about their specials advertised on their social media and after a few misunderstandings, the manager came to clarify. Paying R150…

Food Notes: Snack Bars 2.0

A few months ago I did a post on Snack Bars and it was definitely time to do a second version seeing that there are so many new ones that entered the market in the last few months. If you’re anything like me, I’m always on the hunt for the latest and greatest healthy snacks….

Fuel Notes: Recovering from a Binge

It happens to all of us. We let go a little bit for a special occasion (and rightly so!) and then a week later we’re still munching on all the leftover pastries, marshmallows and cake. Cake for breakfast, yay! Cake everyday for breakfast, my poor belly. We then tend to wait for the next Monday…

Reflections: Turning 30

Notes on some lessons I’ve learnt in life so far. On Life Don’t regret or resent your hardships. It builds your character and provides a potential foundation for a strong work ethic. Travel as much as possible. Commit to it. Book it. Stand up for your beliefs, respectfully. Having a dog will change your life….

Restaurant Notes: Nourish’d

Almost missed this humbling, beauty of a breakfast spot the first time I visited but word got out amongst the Cape Town Fitness community and it had to be tried. Gems like Nourish’d deserves to be visited and supported often. My first visit was accompanied by long conversations with a friend to the point where…

Nourish

Part 2 inspired by the Lorna Jane Active Living Diary Food glorious food. The source of many moments of joy and anxiety for I bet many of us.Β  Getting to the point of being comfortable with your eating habits and eating intuitively to suit your body and soul’s needs is difficult BUT it is possible….

Recipe: Decadent Raspberry Chocolate Smoothie

With Easter around the corner and PMS is my life right now, I’m craving loads of chocolate. This Smoothie Bowl is a great alternative. Half frozen banana Half cup frozen Raspberries (extra for topping) 1 tsp Maca 1 tsp Psylium Husks 2 tbsp Cacao Powder 1 cup Almond Milk Handful Spinach 2 scoops vanilla protein…

Food Notes: Jonkershuis

We celebrated our 7th wedding anniversary today at this beautiful estate. Starting off sharing the Angry Beef Samoosas, fresh and crispy served with delicious curried pineapple. For mains hubby had the roast lamb with cauliflower, glazed carrots and roast potatoes. A good helping for a grown man and absolutely delicious. I had the Chicken Curry…