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Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

The delights of beautiful Buitenverwachting

So our stay in Cape Town was unexpectedly extended due to my surgery after breaking my ankle. Healing takes time and what do I like doing when I have time? Yes, going out for lunch. The broken ankle complication has meant a little more research before chosing a restaurant. Easy access has got all that […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

A winter special treat at La Mouette in Sea Point

Today we’re heading for the sparkling Atlantic Seaboard – and what is usually our Cape Town home of Sea Point when there aren’t broken ankles to deal with. It’s for lunch at La Mouette who are offering what sounds like a mouth-watering winter special – and it’s a first as we are usually long gone […]

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Travel: My top tips for visiting Southern India

So my recent trip to Southern India was truly marvellous. It did take a lot of thought and planning, and as it was our first time there we really had no idea what to expect. So I thought I’d share my top tips so you can benefit from what we learnt and have a wonderful […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

Beautiful brunch at La Belle Bistro & Bakery

It’s time for brunch. Hooray! This is not a meal I often partake of so it feels like a real treat. Today we are headed for the historical Alphen Boutique Hotel in the leafy Southern Suburbs of Constantia to La Belle Bistro & Bakery. The Alphen, nestled comfortably in the Constantia Valley, dates back to […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

A delightful lunch at Steenberg’s Bistro Sixteen82

So since I broke my ankle last month I’ve been looking at restaurants in a different light. Before I decide to go anywhere I have to establish accessibility. Can I get in and out (first in a wheelchair and now on crutches)? Is there allocated disabled parking outside? Is the place all on one level? […]

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My Indian Odyssey: Kerala – from Kumarakom to Mararikulam, Alapphuzha

The wonderful waterways of Kerala So today I’m transporting you back to the first day of 2019 and the beautiful backwaters of Kerala. We’re leaving the mountainous forests and spiciest of plantations and heading to sea level and the magical waterways of this diverse state. Our journey downwards swept us through large pineapple and rubber […]