Monthly Archives: February 2020

Dear 10-year-old Radhiyyah

Dear 10-year-old Radhiyyah I know that right now you are probably laying in bed reading a book. You’re reading Harry Potter for the first time. Believe me when I say it will feel as magical every other time you read it in the years to come. You have been blessed in more ways than you […]

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A highlight reel

Social media plays a huge part in our lives. It’s the place where we share what we’re doing, where we are and who we’re with. A tweet about how sweet your best friend is because she bought you your favourite chocolate, a Snapchat of your healthy breakfast at six am, an instagram picture of your […]

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Friday & Saturday – 03/01/2020 & 04/01/202 | Istanbul to Jeddah and Jeddah to Johannesburg

Today, we woke up to the Istanbul skyline for the last time. Normally, whenever it’s time to leave a place, I’m very, very excited to go home. I can’t wait to go home to my own bed and my own bathroom. Today, this was not the case. My heart hurt to leave Istanbul in all […]

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Thursday – 02/01/2020 | The Spice Bazaar

Today is our last full day in Istanbul so we spent it doing everything we could possibly do in the little time that we had left. We went to the Spice Bazaar, I absolutely loved shopping here.  It’s a huge undercover bazaar where they sell a variety of things. Spices, Turkish delight, baklava, keepsakes like […]

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Wednesday – 01/01/2020 | Fatih Market

There’s a market near the mosque in Fatih that happens every Wednesday and even though it was New Year’s Day, they were open. This is a market that everyone tries to go to so if you’re coming to Turkey, make sure you’re in Istanbul on a Wednesday for this market. We took the tram to […]

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