Seeing cherry blossoms in season for the first time in Washing DC was delightful. A pink splash with flecks of white covered the trees and made for a scene out of a movie. The atmosphere in Washington DC is very touristy – locals, out-of-towners and foreigners gather to visit historic places of interests. Security was… Read More Cherry Blossom Season in Washington DC
Pronunciation: Pai-ey-ya Origin: Paella possibly originated in around the 10th century when rice cultivation began. Subsequently, casseroles of rice, fish and spices were often prepared for gatherings and feasts which created the custom of eating rice in Spain. Initially Valencians used meat and beans as ingredients in their Paella however, over time and on the… Read More The Perfect Paella
“New York, concrete jungle where dreams are made of There’s nothing you can’t do Now you’re in New York These streets will make you feel brand new Big lights will inspire you Hear it for New York, New York, New York” – Empire State of Mind Merely landing in New York inspired me! The… Read More New York, New York
In commemoration of Women’s Day in South Africa – on the 8th of August; I decided to compile a list of quotes by great leaders, male and female, and those who have overcome struggles; to give hope and inspiration to women all over the country and the world. … Read More Women’s Day 2017 (South Africa) – Quotes to inspire women…
Pescetarianism or Pesco-vegetarianism is a diet that includes the consumption of fish and other seafood only, in addition to fruit, vegetables, eggs (sometimes), and dairy products. Land based animals (meat, poultry, beef, pork) is excluded from this diet. I first started following the pescetarian diet while living abroad in the US. I was exposed… Read More Pescetarianism/ Pesco-vegetarianism
It’s hard to believe that the first time I travelled internationally, I was moving away from home! I joined an Au-pair programme when I was 24, and left South Africa to spend a year in the United States of America shortly after. I told my family and friends I was going to live in America… Read More I’m going International!
For my first foodie post, I decided to share my challenge with you – healthy eating! I know for some, including myself, this is difficult, with so many options to eat out and with some burgers being cheaper than some salads; the struggle is real. However, we owe it to ourselves, and our bodies to… Read More Healthy Eating 101
Welcome to my blog! I considered starting my own blog for a long time. I wanted a way to express myself on a platform that will reach family, friends (old and new) and readers. I received sound advice and support from existing bloggers and people that know my creative side. I’m still having doubts about… Read More An Insight into Brown Girl Journal