Monthly Archives: May 2015


10 Real Life Tips on Living Waste Free 6

Honest, inspiring and real life tips from artist and activist Carol Nathan Levin as she documents her journey to live a waste free life… I have always been interested in recycling and ways to reduce my waste.   Recently I have noticed a trend of people who are living “waste free”.   So I have […]

Waste Free Tip 8: Rater drink tap water (filtered if you wish) than water from plastic bottles. You can flavour it with all sorts of fresh and delicious herbs and fruits.

Catch a lovely sunset from The Globe - rooftop bar at Happy Hippo accommodation, ©David Peter Harris

5 reasons to stay at Happy Hippo in Durban 3

On my last visit to Durban, I had the wonderful opportunity to spend a day (and night) with Michelle and Mike from the Happy Hippo  at their colourful haven on Mahatma Gandhi Road. What an exciting couple to chat to, with their sparkling ideas and plans for the future of their Backpackers and Durban. Here are […]


Putting down roots in healthy Cape Town cuisine (Plant Cafe review)

It’s my habit, when in foreign restaurants, to close my eyes and point at anything on the menu. It takes care of my illiteracy, and doesn’t take the mystery out of the meal. Of course, it works better for omnivores with tough stomachs, and I no longer qualify in that department. Eating out isn’t easy for plant-based junkies. Salads […]

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