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Cape Town, South Africa – A 3 Day Adventure With Friends

Destination: Cape Town, South Africa Currency: South African Rand Languages Most Spoken: English, Afrikaans, Xhosa Location: 33°55′31″S 18°25′26″E We caught a flight from Joburg to Cape Town and upon arrival checked into a cute Air B n B in the center of town. Our host was very friendly, welcoming and had a lot of helpful recommendations. First stop was a Hike up Table Mountain, we all figured it would be a dirt trail up the side of the mountain but…

Johannesburg South Africa

Hey all, The much anticipated blogpost about my 2 week trip to South Africa, Belgium and the Netherlands is finally here. It took longer than was necessary because my photos kept crashing while I was editing (if anyone knows a fix for this please let me know). Anyway excuses aside here is part 1 of the trip. Destination: Johannesburg, South Africa Currency: South African Rand Languages Most Spoken: English, Zulu and Afrikaans Location: Africa Thanks to a glitch fare earlier…

London In Pictures

Hey all, Blows dust off blog.... How exactly has it been almost 3 months since I last updated my blog? I know talk about being a bad blogger, lets just say work, and life got in the way. I had a pretty intense busy season at work that threw all resemblance of a routine right outside the window. I also did not do any traveling and so I dint want to just post for the sake of posting. It wasn't…

12 Hours In Paris

Joke: We should totally go to Paris for the day, I mean we are already so close it would be a sin not to right? Debbie: Totally We had a plan, we were already going to be in London for a week, why not take a day trip to Paris. It was simple, we would take the first train out in the morning, and return on the last train back to London. I checked the tickets a few months in…

BellaJoya Eats- Homemade Edition #1

I love to eat and I enjoy cooking, the results you may ask? a mix-mash of my twists on different recipes, my own original recipes, which are usually concocted during my commute to or from work), and a slight obsession with IG accounts that feature food. Breakfast Smoothie #1- Grapefruit Juice/pineapple, chia seeds, blackberries, spinach and water Directions- Layer like so: Grapefruit juice, frozen fruits, chia seeds, spinach. Pulse until desired consistency, add water as needed. My spin on Korean…

Christmas – Cayman Island

I spent Christmas in the Cayman Islands with my cousin who was an amazing host. Highlights of my trips included: Hanging out with stingray at Stingray City. Slight turn up on boat party where I failed horribly at doing a cannon ball off the side of a boat (Operation learn how to cannon ball in full effect). Seriously guys i was horrible at it.. my uncle said i didn't jump off the boat, I fell off... but next time though... Tacos…

#1 of 12 Trips In 2016- New York City

Hey Guys, 2016 is here and the 12 in 12 adventure is off to a start. First up, New York City for the weekend on a much needed girls trip.  My friend Debbie, soon to be Dr. Debbie, is interviewing for her Surgery Residency program. Over the past couple of months she has interviewed in different cities and our group of friends decided we had to accompany her on at least one of her interviews. New York seemed like the…