Skin care when traveling – how to keep your glow

Skin care when traveling – how to keep your glow

    Skin care can be tricky when traveling. You want to arrive at your destination without looking like you aged 4 years and lost all your lustre. Which is how I felt every time the plane landed, before I figured out these easy tricks of the trade. I am sharing these pointers to help you keep glowing skin even after a 23 hour flight plus a 3 hour commute to your apartment. Trust me, I have travelled this long more frequently than I care to, and these tips are tried and tested. They have stood the test of time.…

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How to prepare for a trip to Africa

How to prepare for a trip to Africa

    So you are heading to a certain country in Africa, and are asking yourself a bunch of questions: what should I know, how should I pack, should I even be going there! Well, you’re in luck! I have got just the answer to your questions.  Here are a few tips to help you prepare for your trip to Africa. Africa is a beautiful place. It is complex, like every place else, and unique too. Like any new place, you want to get there prepared, not least of all mentally. The right attitude. This is everything. Are you heading there…

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How to fly smart

How to fly smart

    Traveling is fun but it can take such a toll, mostly because it requires lots of preparation and a heightened degree of alertness because you want to make sure the whole process goes as seamlessly as possible, without hiccups like lost bags or documents. Here are a few tips to help me you along your jetset life, so you can fly like a pro. 1.Plan ahead Find out your airlines travel restrictions such as size and weight of carry-on, and whether or not you get a free checked bag or have to pay for it. This will save…

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Getting around in Malta

Getting around in Malta

This Mediterranean Island is the ideal getaway for many, but getting from A to B can be so tricky you might want to pull your hair out. Nothing gets me in the feels more than feeling stranded in a foreign land, without the information I need to help myself. I have lived in Malta for a year now and have learnt a few things, so do not despair, I am happy to share! 1. At the airport If you have nothing arranged prior, take the white cabs at the exit itself. There is a taxi stand just outside arrivals, with…

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Heading to the Motherland

Heading to the Motherland

This month I’m back in Uganda, to pick up from where I left teaching clinical pharmacy to 3rd and 4th year university pharmacy students. This is what I was doing before I left for Malta to do my doctorate, and I love this work so I’m back doing it before the summer recess ends and I have to return to being a student myself, doctoral research and all. After this I’ll be heading back to the Mediterranean yet again. ———————— I took this picture in the Duty Free section at the airport, I could wander in Duty Free forever, so…

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Savour every moment

Savour every moment

– At the Louvre, Paris. It was a cold, windy day but with Paris at our fingertips, there was no letting the weather keep us from taking it all in. Savour every moment you’re given, live every day to its fullest. Life is a series of short moments like now, how we use them is what adds up to what we call our lives.

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Healthy eating for healthy skin

Healthy eating for healthy skin

If you don't usually plan your meals, eating healthy gets easier if you have your eyes set on a goal. Like healthy, glowing skin.

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29 reasons I’ll never be stick thin

29 reasons I’ll never be stick thin

Reason 1 major: the love of all things sweet. This, this, this! I can never resist a sweet treat, in fact this may be one of the more compelling reasons that gets me exercising. Just so I can keep saying ‘yes’ to more sweet things without having my waist line getting out of line! This here in this picture was a lovely desert I shared with the boyfriend on a certain weekend in Sotra, Norway. Not only is sharing caring, but calories shared don’t count – right?

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Soul food. And being happy

Soul food. And being happy

A weekend in Sotra. Because soul food.  Try daily to do something you enjoy. A good book, good food, an expertly brewed cup of world class chai, a healthy dose of laughter, a heart to heart with a dear one – or even a stranger, a walk about a trail that calls to mind happy memories, a good jog or an intense work out, whatever makes your heart glow! In short, make a happy life. Now, starting with the daily stuff. The grand schemes will fall into place. Until they come along, make making yourself a daily dose of happy…

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Dinner at Erik’s Gondolen, Stockholm – a visual story

Dinner at Erik’s Gondolen, Stockholm – a visual story

   

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