Hamleys, the finest toy shop in the world!

I remember my first visit ever to Hamleys! It was back 10 years ago! I had my sister and little cousin with me, we walked in and were amazed!Seven whole floors of toys! My mom and dad told them they can only have one toy, they couldn’t choose so they left the store with nothing!

Ever since then i have always been a fan of Hamleys. Whenever we see a Hamleys store we had to go in. When the news broke that there was going to be a Hamleys store here in South Africa I was overjoyed, I could not wait for it to open. I wanted to share the same experience and love for Hamleys with my little girl.

Unfortunately i was unable to make it to the grand opening of Hamleys. I heard it was spectacular!

I had to see the store! As per usual the store looked amazing. Lots of character and we loved the entertainers.

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My little girl was overwhelmed! There was so much to see that she did not know where to start!

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I loved that besides the entertainers, it was interactive for the kids like the LEGO table. Lets not forget all the shopping they could do! πŸ˜€


Clearly we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and so did my little one! Hamleys is truly the finest toy shop in the world!

For the Parents: I would suggest also going with the one toy policy, otherwise you would probably end up like me with bags full! πŸ™‚


Next time i’m definitely using the one toy policy! πŸ˜€


Weekly Travel Post: Cape St. Francis …

Have you ever heard the saying “Go at least once a year to a place you have never been before”

Well that’s what we decide to do one year. We decided to explore the Garden Route. While looking at the map we came across St. Francis Bay. It sounded like somewhere nice to stop so we said let go!

We did book a bit late so we were only able to get accommodation at a Guest House (B&B),Β Lyngenfjord House.Β in Cape St. Francis and not St. Francis Bay. (not that the places are far from each other).We were a bit worried because you generally here all these stories about B&B’s. To our surprise it was a very nice B&B with lovely rooms, a gorgeous pool and breathtaking views.


The owners were just a lovely, friendly and very accommodating. Breakfast was awesome! Not what we were expecting at all and the cherry on the top, we were walking distance to the beach!

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This was just such a gorgeous beach!

Cape St. Francis is a small village town situated just south of St. Francis Bay. It’s a perfect setting for a peaceful beach holiday. However the only downfall was that there were no restaurants within walking distance. If you wanted anything you would have to go to St Francis bay which isn’t to far.

The restaurants in St. Francis Bay are situated in a village setting. It really is a lovely place.

One of the main attractions in St. Francis Bay are the St. Francis Canals.

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These homes on the canal are perfect to escape to. These people are really living the dream!

We were unaware of how nice Cape St. Francis and St Francis Bay are. If we knew that some house’s are available to rent we would have! A must for next time! There is also a Cape St. Francis Resort which is great for families,Β Cape St. Francis Resort!

There are just so many things to do in these two village towns. Loads of watersports, golf, beaches and so much more! It really is worth checking out!