After the rain – King’s Kloof Hiking Trail

If you have been following along for the last couple of months, you will know the King’s Kloof Hiking Trails formed part of my Thirty before 30 to-do list, in particular the first item on the list. It has been such an honor to gradually tick off the items on the list as time goes…

New beginnings – The list explained (Part 8)

You guys! We made it! The last installment of the list explained! Obviously not final-final… There will be a mid-way recap coming up as well as one right after my birthday to recap everything that was done and that was not done over the course of the six months leading up to my Thirtieth! Now…

To see the beauty in the world around us: The list explained (part 7)

Leading up to the end of the list, things are really looking a little bit far-fetched to complete within the next couple of months, especially considering all of the external limitations surrounding numerous items on the list. However, life is not about the challenges you face, but about the way you react to them. The…

Wild and wonderful: The list explained (part 6)

If you have been following this blog over the course of the last couple of weeks, you will know that I have recently compiled a list of 30 things that I want to do before I turn 30 next year May. I have been breaking this list down every week to explain my thought process…

Uncharted waters: The list explained (Part 4)

I will tell you this much, this journey has definitely been an eye-opening one for me thus far. In working towards completing the things on the 30 Before Thirty list, I have really been able to get out of the house and expand my creative mind. I have thought of so many new things that…

Big City Escape – A visit to Kloofendal Nature Reserve

This past weekend a friend and I went exploring Kloofendal Nature Reserve after a hard week of work in the big City (Yes, Joburg seems like a big city if you grew up in a series of small towns). Luckily for me, Kloofendal Nature Reserve is one of my 30 Before Thirty list items, so…

Revisiting the past: The List explained (Part 3)

It is good to go back to your roots every now and again, just to touch base and rediscover where your passion and drive came from and to reevaluate where you are going to. Today’s breakdown of the 30 Before Thirty List includes four things that I have either stopped working on or that left…

A walk in the Park

Guys, I did it! The first obstacle has been conquered! I actually got out of the house and onto the road without procrastinating… too much… It’s true what they say, the biggest step is just to get out of the house. So, after procrastinating actually getting up, taking a shower, cleaning a bit, and doing…

30 Before Thirty: The List explained (Part 2)

Looking over this list now, it seems a bit impossible to do everything in six months. I will tell you this, it may seem ambitious of me to want to squeeze it all in. However, merely making this list and working on it, has ignited a new flame within me. It has already stirred so…