Originally published in Absolute Mama Magazine, Issue 13 2002. I explore the Catalonia's vibrant capital of Barcelona and road trip to Costa Brava's town of Cadaqués where I learn a little bit of 'salty'  Catalan and how to make Catalan's beloved seafood rice. 

Originally Published on For most parents, just surviving a restaurant trip with an active toddler can prove quite daunting. So when the prospect of an overnighter, road trip or flight comes up, it’s no wonder that the thought alone sends many a parent into a sweaty mild panic. Here are some travel hacks that have helped me survive and even thrive with my son during his 17th months:

Originally Published on Curiocity Africa. When summer begins knocking in Southern Africa, the only place to find yourself is seaside. South Africa boasts some of the most spectacular coastline; spanning up the rugged west coast into Cape Town’s breathtaking peninsula through the Garden Route’s lush coastline with the towns of George, Knysna, Pletttenberg Bay and Tsitskikamma. Why South Africa this summer?

Originally Published on Here in this blog, we’ve narrowed down a few reasons why your next safari should be in Botswana.

Originally published in Sawubona Magazine, March 2022. As the last of summer stretches out over the southern hemisphere, savour sunny shores and long days with your family at some of these seaside spots.

Originally Published in OutThere Mag, 2022. Realising that to be truly inclusive, you have to create belonging, this new breed of experiences – by people of colour, for people of colour and their friends – seeks to reconnect individuals with and reimagine what black spaces in Cape Town should really be.

Originally Published in House & Leisure SA, 2022. Lauren Manuel McShane engages with a new narrative surrounding Cape Town’s wine culture, and chats to tenacious entrepreneur, Lindile Ndzaba whose brand, Khayelitsha’s Finest Wines, is paving this connection

Originally Published in Afropolitan Mag, 2022 When it comes to dipping our toes back in the travel pool, Tanzania’s island of Zanzibar with its snorkelling, spices and rich Swahili culture is a delicious place to dive into.