Category: Travel

Restaurants in the Cape Winelands, Thoughts, Travel, Uncategorized

Reunion lunch at Avontuur and thoughts afterwards

I know it makes me sound ancient, but when I grew up there were: No mobile phones No internet Therefore no email And actually, when I think about it, no credit cards! All that adds up to: No get-out clauses…you’re on your own and make the most of it! So when I headed off to […]

Restaurants in Cape Town, Restaurants in the Cape Winelands, Travel, Uncategorized

Wine tasting in the Stellenbosch Valley

The Cape Winelands are food and wine heaven. Beautiful views, amazing restaurants, stunning wines…only problem (if it can be classed as a problem) is there are so many wine estates. Seriously, it can get very intimidating deciding where to try next. So I calmed down and, with a little  help from my friends, decided to […]

Restaurants in Cape Town, Shopping, Travel, Uncategorized

It’s all happening in Bree Street, Cape Town

So Cape Town is World Design Capital for 2014. It’s the first African city ever to have been awarded this honour, in recognition of the city’s efforts to use design for social, cultural and economic development. Throughout the year there will be more than 450 officially recognised projects going on as well as hundreds of […]

Thoughts, Travel, Travel in Europe, Uncategorized

My top-10 dishes from this year’s travels

2013’s been a great year for travel adventures. I went on my first-ever cruise around the Mediterranean, visiting Italy, Sicily, Greece and Turkey; spent three weeks in Spain at La Manga and jetted off to Thailand for an autumn break. And of course there’s also  my winter sojourn in Cape Town. So that’s a lot […]

I recommend, Travel, Travel in Asia, Uncategorized

Magical Railay Bay in Thailand

Railay is a small peninsula between Krabi Town and Ao Nang in Krabi. You can only get to it by boat as high limestone cliffs cut it off from the mainland. It’s like a secret tropical kingdom waiting to be discovered. The scenery on the ride over is very dramatic with huge rocks sprouting out […]

Travel, Travel in Asia, Uncategorized

Eating in Seafood Street, Ao Nang, Krabi

It’s a dank autumn/winter day in London so I’m quickly whisking you back to Thailand. Do you love eating your dinner alfresco listening to the sound of the ocean? I’ve the perfect place for you. In Ao Nang you simply have to head for Soi Seafood (Seafood Street) where you’ll find a row of restaurants […]