Catching lobster – Fjords and beyond

A few days before my flight in, Ian had called to say that a friend of his had invited us out and another friend to join him on his fishing boat and go catch some lobster. Would I like to go, he asked? Of course I did! I had been very eager to go fishing…

Dry skin woes during air travel

Dry skin is a bad news. Often when I fly I spend the whole day moving from plane to plane and it’s such skin-dehydrating business, this flying! I find myself needing to re-moisturise my hands nearly every 2 hours. If my hands get that dry, I can only imagine what my face feels like! That’s…

Why you might be doing skincare wrong

The time to start a pro-youth (my preferred replacement for the word ‘anti-aging’) skincare regimen is before you need it. Most people wait until they start seeing fine lines on their face before they start running for the anti-aging products.  Wrong. The time to start such a regimen is when your skin is young, so…

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…

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…

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…

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…

In facials: CO2 therapy sheet masks

I’ve been dying to try sheet masks, and Sunday seems like a great day to get in (face)shape for the week! Also, Koreans are very good at beauty products so I expect this to go good. 🙏🏾 I bought this at DXB – I love shopping at airports! I bought several others, the price was…

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…

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…