Category: Travel

Travel, Travel in Asia

Travel: Seaside heaven at The Sarojin in Khao Lak

Travel is a distant dream in these days of Corona. So today, as a special treat, I’m going to take you far, far away to the beautiful land of Thailand. The second half of my twin-centre journey (which I enjoyed last September) is to the stunning resort that is The Sarojin in Khao Lak just […]

Travel, Travel in Asia

Travel: The Peninsula is paradise in Bangkok

Today is day 25 of my Lockdown. It started in South Africa where we spent 17 days in Cape Town, kind of in limbo, until managing to get seats on a repatriation flight to London on April 14. What an eerie experience that was, through two deserted airports with everyone wearing masks. Now I’m settled […]

Travel, Travel in Africa

Travel: Stanford Valley Guest Farm in the stunning Overberg

Today we’re heading north from Cape Town through the Hemel en Aarde valley (it means heaven and earth in Afrikaans) to the Overberg. It’s a relatively newly established wine region with the first farms being developed here in the 1980s. Less than a two-hour drive from the Mother City to another beautiful region of this […]

Travel, Travel in Africa

Travel: The delights of Paternoster

Today we’re heading up South Africa’s West Coast to the idyllic village of Paternoster. It’s about a two hour attractive drive from Cape Town to this little heaven, a ¬†picture in blue and white. Paternoster is, quite simply, my kind of place. There are sweeping, white sandy beaches that are practically deserted, endless ocean views […]

Food and Travel, Travel, Travel in Europe

Travel: The fabulous food of Malaga

Welcome back to beautiful Malaga. In our short stay in this vibrant city we managed to enjoy some really amazing food. From much-loved traditional classics to cleverly creative dishes, it was an overall delicious experience. Spain is well known for its outstanding food. There are over 50 Michelin-star restaurants in the country (seven of them […]

Travel, Travel in Europe

Travel: What to do in Malaga

So it’s that time again…when the English weather is getting you down and the call of Spain is just too strong. One of the many great things about living in London is that you’re so close to so many places and it can be really cheap to get there. Which is why we try to […]