• Blog,  Travel

    Travel through 5 European cities in 3 weeks

    As South Africans we honestly live in one of the most beautiful parts of the world. So, when it comes to picking a holiday destination we really have to choose carefully to be able to find a place that can come close to the beautiful areas we have on our doorstep. After a vast amount of research and a substantial time on Pinterest, five specific destinations were added to her itinerary:  Croatia, Vienna, Budapest, Milan and Venice. In her own words, Kriya gives us an account of her tour of Europe. Croatia The land of crystal-clear waters, great seafood and ‘Kings Landing’. Croatia is a vast country with a long coastline on the Adriatic Sea. It…

  • Opinion

    4 Make-up tips for a brand new you in 2017

    As we approach the end of 2016, many people look forward to a new beginning and opening a fresh chapter. So why not start that new chapter with a new look to kick off 2017? … So, if you are thinking of creating a ‘new you’, why not try my top four make-up tips with CATRICE to get you started:   1. Apply flawlessly To make your eye make-up colours stand out it’s always a good idea to apply white liner before you apply the eyeshadow. CATRICE’s tip – The Deluxe Trio Eyeshadow’s baked texture is slightly raised and has a convincing colour-dispersion with a luxurious shimmer. This is the…

  • Opinion

    How to avoid trashing your reputation at the office party

    An office party gives you the opportunity to celebrate the end of the year with your co-workers. You should have fun, but be careful about having too good a time … A year-end function could create the perfect opportunity to help you get closer to your colleagues – or, on the downside, it could make you the office joke for the next couple of months. Here is a list of top tips to help you survive this year’s end-of-year office party with your reputation intact: 1. One tequila, two tequila, STOP! Try not to go overboard with the alcohol at an office party! You can obviously have a few drinks…

  • Opinion

    Using LinkedIn to make connections in the business world

    We all make mistakes: it’s just that some have more far-reaching implications than others. When it comes to making mistakes online, they become amplified. This is because the ‘one to one’ communication has now become ‘one too many’. One of those social media networks that has the potential to either enhance or damage your reputation in the business world is LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a social media platform that focuses more on your professional life Instead of posting all your party pictures, you would relay your professional life and achievements. With LinkedIn’s membership now surpassing 300 million professionals, it is vital not to look like a ‘dork’ in front of such a…