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Family break in the Midlands | Nthaba Moya Cottage

Family break in the Midlands | Nthaba Moya Cottage

What started as an overnight stop for our annual beach holiday has now become one of our favourite local travel destinations... There's just nothing like a family break in the Midlands! With its lush wetlands, quaint attractions and beautiful scenery - it's almost...

Family Holiday in the Drakensberg: Bushman’s Nek resort

Family Holiday in the Drakensberg: Bushman’s Nek resort

We've dreamt about a family holiday in the Drakensberg for years. Somewhere beautiful to escape into nature, breathing in the fresh mountain air while exploring one of the most magnificent parts of South Africa. The Drakenberg is vast and we've been to a few other...

Travel Diary | Fun family resort in Limpopo : ATKV Eiland Spa

Travel Diary | Fun family resort in Limpopo : ATKV Eiland Spa

Remember the excitement of going on holiday as a kid? You couldn’t wait to hit the road, already thinking about the new friends you’ll meet, the endless days of playing till past sunset, preparing food on the “braai”, flexible bedtimes, relaxing with mom and dad and...

Disney’s The Lion King LIVE In Concert

Disney’s The Lion King LIVE In Concert

Monday evening I had the pleasure of attending a rehearsal of The Lion King LIVE In Concert at Time Square's Sun Arena (Pretoria). The first of many LIVE events brought to South Africa by Disney Africa and FNB. “We are thrilled to be collaborating with FNB in bringing...

Frozen 2 movie review and giveaway!

Frozen 2 movie review and giveaway!

It's been 6 years since “Frozen” hit theaters in 2013, introducing us to sisters, Elsa and Anna and their friend; mountain man, Kristoff and the most loved snowman of all time, Olaf. It became the highest-grossing animated film of ALL TIME, worldwide! Won an Academy...

Mini-Break | Family “glamping” in Dinokeng Nature Reserve

Mini-Break | Family “glamping” in Dinokeng Nature Reserve

For the longest time, the girls have asked to go camping. Somewhere warm where they can see wild animals, specifically a lion, and sleep under the stars! Doesn't that sound amazing? This was a request both Mr.Perfect and I were eager to make happen but with a touch of...

What to know before taking your kids to the movies

What to know before taking your kids to the movies

Thinking about taking your kids to the movies? What age is the "right" age? Are going to the movies with little ones even a good idea at all? There's no "right or wrong" answer... You know your child and parenting style best and should make a decision based on both....

See Peppa Pig LIVE in South Africa

See Peppa Pig LIVE in South Africa

They are here!!!! Well, almost... and we are counting down the "sleeps" for the return of Peppa Pig LIVE in South Africa! As the number one TV show for kids aged 2-5 years, and all the "Candi-girls". We can't wait to see what Peppa, George, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig...

10 Reasons why we love The Grove mall in Pretoria

10 Reasons why we love The Grove mall in Pretoria

It's official, we are mall rats. To be honest we've always enjoyed the convenience (it's a perk of city-life) and I actually met Mr. Perfect 17 years ago, on the job, as a sales assistant at a local fashion brand. Over the year malls have become bigger and more...

Places to visit with Kids in Pretoria

Places to visit with Kids in Pretoria

We live in the beautiful city of Pretoria, South Africa. The capital! A city known for it's warm people and purple Jacaranda streets. The only BIG city with a small town vibe. Perfect for families. We've spent most of our lives here and although traveling is our...

Travel Diary | Breakers Resort in Umhlanga

Travel Diary | Breakers Resort in Umhlanga

South Africa has some of the most beautiful and family friendly coastlines in the world. Kwazulu Natal is particularly popular due to it's pleasant weather and warm water temperatures, year round. One of our favourite family vacation spots is Umhlanga and for the past...

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