Mauritius Travel Guide Part 1

Island retreat, relaxation and rejuvenation, amazing sunsets and perfect beaches.  Mauritius is all of these and so much more. In this two part share, I am hoping to get you to add Magical Mauritius to your travel bucket list.  You’ll thank me later! Before I get into the details of the island, let me give you some insight into the history of Mauritius.  The island was discovered by the Arabs, it appeared on the map on the 16th century and was colonized by the Dutch, the French and then the British.  In 1968, Mauritius gained its independence. Mauritius has a […]

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Olympics and Olympic Fever

Olympic Fever – Faking illness to get out of: work, school, obligations,etc. during the Olympics. Swept up with Olympic Fever?  FOMO?  The countdown is over and the games have begun.  As a kid, I remember the build up to the Olympics being such a highlight at home.  We would  play games like testing each other on which country relates to which flag, what nationality the Olympic entrants name sounds like and how many medals our country would come home with.  It was never too late to be glued to the tele, even on a school night.  The opening and closing ceremonies were […]

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ENTERtainer and Win!

Last year when I stumbled upon the Entertainer the skeptic in me raised an eye. So often I see something at a great price and I immediately become skeptical about why it is a bargain. Be it a gadget, clothing but mores an online deal. Being the cynic that I am, I headed straight to the University of Google and read review upon review, all of which were so positive! I even looked at the Facebook page to see whether this app really gives you what it is promising. So after much research, I downloaded the app and purchased the Entertainer. Now here is what I am on about….

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Westcliff Stairs – The Stairway to Fitness

The Westcliff stairs were built in 1922 by unemployed miners.  The staircase provided pedestrians a throughfare up or down the ridge. Since, the staircase has evolved into one of the most popular outdoor training venues in Johannesburg. This popular staircase consists of 210 stairs snaked between Johannesburg’s idyllic suburb of Westcliff with entrances on Woolston Road and Westcliff Drive. For a change to my weekend running routine, I decided to try out the Westcliff stairs.  A good change indeed but definitely no walk in the park! I started at the top of the staircase and worked my way down.  I […]

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