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My first time in a hostel

So when I was in Galway, Ireland for Mothei's graduation, I spent my last night in a hostel for the first time and I was soooooo nervous because I have read some SCARY stuff on hostels. Also, sleeping in a room full of strangers! Wowza. I was headed for the Cliffs of Moher on a… Continue reading My first time in a hostel

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Lisbon, Portugal: Make it your next destination

I know in my last post I said that Vienna was my favourite city in Europe. Forget what I said. Lisbon is the one. I can see this blog is going to be long - askies in advance. I WILL HAVE to come back to this country, God-willing. Lisbon is to Europe what Durban is… Continue reading Lisbon, Portugal: Make it your next destination

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Vienna, Austria 

After a few days in Ireland, I headed to Vienna, Austria. I loved this city so much I can see myself living here. I walked 12 - 16km every single day during my 3-night stay. I walked during the day and equally walked the city in the night with no care in the world at… Continue reading Vienna, Austria 

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My Irish escapade (Part 2)

After saying goodbye to Mme Len and Mothei (Read about it here), I had one day to spend by myself in Galway before travelling to Dublin on my way onto Vienna. I was often miserable in Ireland because of the weather. My goodness, it was freezing and the everyday rain! How on earth do Irish… Continue reading My Irish escapade (Part 2)

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24 hours in Swakopmund, Namibia

I was in Walvis Bay & Swakopmund for a few days in March 2019 to rest after a long and strenuous conference. I decided to take advantage of a couple of activities while exploring this SO underrated tourist destination. My meeting was in Windhoek so I flew from Windhoek to Walvis Bay on Air Namibia.… Continue reading 24 hours in Swakopmund, Namibia

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24 Hours in Budapest, Hungary (Part 2)

Have you read Part 1of this post? I had 24 hours in Budapest, Hungary, and here’s what I got up to in the order in which I experienced them. Hungary is the 24th country I have set foot on. Yay! 24 down,  171 to go. Basic info on Budapest Budapest is the capital city of… Continue reading 24 Hours in Budapest, Hungary (Part 2)

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24 Hours in Budapest, Hungary (Part 1)

Life PRE-COVID-19 In November 2019 I went on vacation and explored four European countries; Ireland (Galway & Dublin), Austria (Vienna), Hungary (Budapest), and Portugal (Lisbon). Of the five cities visited, Budapest was the hardest part of my trip and for a very simple reason – language. As someone who travels solo, it is not easy… Continue reading 24 Hours in Budapest, Hungary (Part 1)

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2019: THE YEAR THAT WAS…

  15kg lighter, 7 new countries, 12 books read, 30+ books given away, half-way through my debt-freedom journey, and I dropped out of University – 2019 was a year to remember. Thank you Lord. #GratefulHeart   15 kg lighter  It is a secret no more that this year in May I have adopted the Banting/Keto… Continue reading 2019: THE YEAR THAT WAS…