it’s infographic time: 2013’s top 20 destination cities

courtesy of MasterCard global intelligence

courtesy of MasterCard global intelligence


i heart cape town

The view of the clouds rolling over Table Mountain

The colourful houses in the Malay Quarter… I was told they are painted so colourfully so when the men stumbled home after one too many, they knew which house was theirs! (Don’t quote me, it’s just what I heard)

The beautiful dancing African Queens at GOLD restaurant

Taking a stroll along the V&A Waterfront

thailand in pictures

FACT: my photographic skills are horrendous.
FACT: this will never, ever be a photography blog.
but here are some photos anyway…
Boyfriend, who can actually take a decent photo, unlike me, gives it a go on the River Kwai.
Bridge over River Kwai (Burmese Railway), Kanchanaburi
My new friend! Tiger Temple
Boat trippin’ through the canals to the Floating Markets
Our little boat
Sampling the local brew
Pretending for five minutes that we like monkeys (more on this later)
At Red Sky Bar on the top of our hotel (the Centara Grand at Central World)
Amazing nibbles at Red Sky Bar
How to handle an annoying Boyfriend
Boyfriend gets sophisticated at the pool bar



he’s the man

A picture tells 1000 words, so rather than tell you how much I love The Boyfriend, I thought I’d share a few pictures. I could tell you the hundreds of reasons why he’s so important to me, but all you need to know is this: he makes me want to be a better person, and every day life is better because he’s by my side.