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The curls in Cape Town & Jozi

Completely spontaneously I started approaching ladies with natural/curly hair & asking if I could snap them for my blog when we were travelling in Istanbul & Dubai. Well we’ve been back for a whiiiiiiile & the compulsion (i.e my stalking) hasn’t … Continue reading

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So I went for a haircut…

I’ve been saying for weeks months that I want to get my hair shaped/styled but I’ve also been utterly undecided about the whole thing. Like most naturals on the one hand I yearn for length & when I say length I … Continue reading

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24 hours in Dubai

Should we, shouldn’t we – that was the debate when we made our travel plans to Istanbul, unsure whether we should do a quick stop over in Dubai. I’d been before, though it was more than 7 years ago & since … Continue reading

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Çemberlitas Bath – our Turkish spa experience

On our last day in Istanbul, with the heavy realisation that our vacation was coming to an end, we planned to take it super easy & saved this day to be spent at a hamaam, a Turkish bath.  We went … Continue reading

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Istanbul – the food…

This story wouldn’t be done if I didn’t tell you about the food in Istanbul. Just like any modern city, you can get just about anything that your tummy desires. The best part for us as mentioned before is a privilege … Continue reading

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My real fro – in Istanbul

I woke up one morning on our recent holiday after taking pictures of gorgeous women with their gorgeous natural hair the night before & had an idea to try something new with mine & do well, nothing. I washed & … Continue reading

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Istanbul – the sights…

So now that you know all about our home away from home in Istanbul & some of my first impressions, I’m completely overwhelmed at the thought of the task of telling you more about the sights for fear of not … Continue reading

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The gorgeous curls I spotted in Istanbul

My own journey with my hair that catapulted some 10 months ago makes it impossible for me not to notice natural gorgeous curly hair everywhere I go and Istanbul was certainly no exception. And so I indulged in some people-watching … Continue reading

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Just landed in Istanbul….

Now that you know where we stayed in Istanbul (we got lucky!) I’ve put together a couple of my 1st thoughts, impressions and observations from the time that we arrived & got settled in. Quite a few people have asked me … Continue reading

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Our home in Istanbul – The House Apart

I can’t but kick off my Istanbul posts without first letting you know a bit more about where we stayed as this really made us very comfortable to kick back and really enjoy the city. In a Google search for … Continue reading

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