Lisbon – some cool things to do


Go drinking in Bairrio Alto Definitely the most rocking area of town, Bairrio Alto is made up of lots of small pedestrianised streets lined with bars and restaurants. Every bar has a different theme and plays different music, so it’s loud and exciting. The restaurants are excellent – we ate at Decadente which was superb…

Pena Palace

The palaces in Sintra, near Lisbon.


In September, we went, with a group of friends to Portugal and when we were there, we visited a few of the most glorious palaces you could imagine. Sintra is a fairytale of a place, with pink and yellow palaces nestled in the trees near the tops of the mountains and other beautiful buildings scattered…

Kudu in the road in the Pilanesberg

Top 10 things to do in Johannesburg, South Africa


The Sheds at 1Fox, Braamfontein No longer a no-go area, the areas around the Market Theatre have been totally renovated and one of the old warehouses near there has been turned into one of the nicest indoor markets I’ve been to in a long time. Local food merchants and innovators have set up stalls and…

2015 – new year, new zzzzzzzzzz’zzzz


Resolutions are so much like hard work when it’s still dark at 8am so I’m not really making any, just a little recap of how things are going. Work New year means a new project and we’re kicking off on a new platform today. It should be pretty exciting and I’m looking forwards to getting…