Stay Washington D.C: The Hay-Adams

About Originally designed and built as a residential hotel in the 1920s, today the boutique hotel in downtown Washington, DC has the distinct presence of a private mansion where guests can retreat. With 145 GUESTROOMS, including 21 SUITES, the hotel prides itself on exceptional service in a discreet, intimate atmosphere. Website The Hay-Adams

Why I Love Featured Content

 Like a leading hotel, a blog needs some stand-out content. My blog is very diverse, I have been on adventures since before I was a finalist for a presenter search on a travel show in South Africa in my early 20s! Even before its finals in Mauritius, I had already been twice before to the exotic island, as…

Social Media PR + Marketing for BaliBali Kloof Street

BaliBali is a women’s fashion store in the trendy “Kloof Street” of Cape Town. It’s part of the Lifestyle Centre which is home to the popular Wellness Warehouse. The store is next to Knead Bakery and Vida e Caffe. Fashion Designer Merrissa Lebetkin designs a lot of the pieces. She also ships in gorgeous collections of clothes,…

20 Ways To Get Serious About Blogging

1. Think long & hard about your blog categories Your categories are the main sections or “magazine columns” that you feature on your blog. Your categories can be a drop down menu on your sidebar. They should be simple and logical. Use hierarchies to organise your ideas better. Try think of a catchy angle for…

25 Common Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs

Reblogged from Entrepreneur.com here, I just love this! Enjoy and scoot on over to my Entrepreneurship board on Pinterest for more inspiring designs 🙂 1. Do what you enjoy What you get out of your business in the form of personal satisfaction, financial gain, stability and enjoyment will be the sum of what you put into…

June Greetings

This past couple months has been very busy. On the Skybok front, we filmed a few awesome places to add to our database of online video profiles. Scoot over to our blog here and read about them. This includes work not only showcasing places here in Cape Town, but also work done at the Durban Travel…

South African In: Thailand

Thailand is one of the best places for South African travellers – airfare is affordable, night markets offer bargains and you can find good food in both fancy hotels and street-side stalls. Phuket is Thailand’s largest island. You won’t have trouble getting around! I spent New Year’s Eve in Thailand once. It was fantastic because it took…