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Lush Festival 2018 Lush Festival hosted in Clarens, amongst a beautiful backdrop of mountains and hills has probably been one of the most interesting festivals I had the opportunity to attend. Every day seemed to surprise me in ways I never expected but nonetheless, this was a great festival. Would I attend again? 6/10 On the Bucket List? 8/10 Overall Festival Experience? 8/10 Day 1- Thursday: Getting overly excited about the trip, making calls and packing the last of the supplies. My brother telling me I was definitely going to need gumboots but his words meaningless to me at the time. My homie Jubes and I hit the road. A short 3-hour drive filled with good beats and consumption of road trip treats, time past quickly. We arrived seemingly early and headed for the camping grounds. A short walk from the parking under a bridge which seemed more like river drainage where…

The decision to go out into the Rest of the World is a big deal. I moved to the UK a year and a half ago and it sure hasn’t been the easiest process. I miss South Africa dearly; perhaps I’m a soppy patriot but I think it’s just the magic that a place like SA has. However, for some, moving to another country is inevitable. To this end I’ve whipped up a few tips for South Africans living abroad. Slotting into a new culture whilst retaining what makes you unique can be tough, so here are some tricks to ensure you do your new home right. Drop the Rand For the first few months, you’re bound to compulsively convert every purchase you make into Rands to justify it in your mind. Give yourself some time to adjust and then STOP. Just stop it. The only thing it’s good for is…