The Bootlegger Coffee Company

Location   This Halaal Certified Bootlegger Coffee Company is located in Three Anchor Bay in Cape Town, South Africa.    Experience   We visited Bootlegger on a Saturday night. Upon entering we were treated to a warm welcome and shown to our seats. The atmosphere was really vibrant on this lovely Cape Town evening. This […]

Sticky BBQ Halaal – Cavendish Food Court

Location   Sticky BBQ is located in the food court of the Cavendish Square Mall, in 1 Dreyer Street, Claremont, Cape Town, South Africa.   Experience We visited Sticky BBQ on a Saturday afternoon for lunch, we were quite impressed by the variety they had on their menu. We had an appetite of a hibernating […]

Khao Hom Thai Cuisine

Location   Khao Hom Thai Cuisine is located in Claremont in Cape Town, South Africa. It is as if you step into Thailand upon entering this restaurant.   Our experience   If you are looking to try out something different and amazing then this is the place to come to. Located in the Southern Suburbs […]

M’s Frozen Delights

Location   M’s Frozen Delights is located in Kensington, Cape Town, South Africa. You may collect your orders in Kensington or delivery can be arranged at an additional charge.   Our Experience   What we had:   Fudge Mousse Peppermint crisp ice cream cake Prawn pops Free Range Marinated Wings Free Range Cumen Sausages Chicken […]

Common Questions – Istanbul

Should I book in multiple areas in Istanbul? This was something I was wondering about and was really not sure what to do. So after asking around we finally decided to book in two places. We heard that each area had its own unique vibe. This was very true and as a first time tourist […]

Istanbul: What to do and see when visiting this magnificent city

Istanbul is a truly magnificent cosmopolitan city.  It is a city that has a European ambiance and a culturally rich Asian side. It is filled with rich cultural heritage and magnificent architecture. There are centuries of historic sites that you can see which were established by the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires and will leave you […]

Al-Khair Honey

Al-Khair honey is a pure South African honey. We had recently received the 300g squeeze bottle. The first thing we liked was the size of the bottle as it is very compact to travel with. The taste is exceptional and we could definitely taste that it is authentic raw honey.   The Al-Khair honey range […]


We listened to 4 out of these 5 things.   1. The first thing we were told not to do was refuse tea when offered as it is a sign of Turkish hospitality and refusing tea is seen as a rude gesture.  2. Never use a taxi as they tend to take alternate routes to […]

5 Reasons to visit Istanbul with Kids

  The following reasons are based on our recent trip to Istanbul over Sep/Oct 2019. We travelled with our 3 kids, ages 6, 4 and 2. Here are 5 reasons why we think you should travel to Istanbul with kids. 1) Lego Land and Sea Life Aquarium Both these attractions are located in a mall […]

Lokma Vakti, Istanbul

Location   Lokma Vakti is located in Mecidiyeköy Levant, Istanbul. It is owned by a South African couple living in Istanbul.    Our experience   We tasted many desserts in Istanbul, ranging from the famous kunafe, tres leche, sutlac and many others but nothing came close to the lokma.   This was by far our best […]