• OUTFITS,  TRAVELOGUE

    Suit Up, it’s Boulders Beach

    Boulders is home to the African Penguin after a colony of them settled in the western cape of South Africa in 1985. Ant generously drove us down south to meet these well-dressed birds one day, because he is a great host like that. But first, we made a quick stop the next town over at Simon’s Town for lunch, where the skies are blue and leisure yachts are aplenty. I like how eateries in this city make it a habit to treat customers with some sweets while presenting the bill. Yum. Bellies full of fish and burgers, we continued our journey to find some fancy avians. Also, let me just…

  • FOOD,  OUTFITS,  TRAVELOGUE

    Cape Town: Fish Hoek

    Let me just preface the first post of my stay in South Africa (well technically second post) with the most badass cat I’ve met. Puddi Tat is a resident pirate of the house we stayed at with Ant and his bros in the scenic town of Fish Hoek (id est Fish Corner). Fish Hoek is 30km away from the hustle and bustle of the city of Cape Town, but the drive to and fro offers such a scenic view of the mountains and False Bay that I’d be hard pressed to find fault with the traveling time. False Bay from a dinner at Harbour House. Argh, the sheer beauty of this country just makes me angry for…

  • OUTFITS,  TRAVELOGUE

    Darling, Will You Be Mine?

    It’s been a while since my last post; a large part of it was due to my disconnectedness from the rest of the world while I traveled South Africa for the past week and change. It’s been a wonderful whirlwind of a trip, but I’m also glad to be back on the internet. Sweet, sweet internet. Also, hey. I’m officially engaged. Ottie (and sneaky friends Ant and Cand) took me by complete surprise while I was engrossed in a panoramic shot atop Signal Hill in Cape Town. I may have almost shed a tear but the wintry breeze swept it away. Also, we are a pretty weird couple if the way…