Category: Hotels

Hotels, I recommend, Restaurants in Cape Town, Restaurants in the Cape Winelands, Uncategorized

Where to stay: South Hill in the Elgin Valley, South Africa

Continuing on my series of lovely places to stay, today we’re deep in the Elgin Valley. It’s time to get away from it all. Just over an hour’s drive from central Cape Town, yet feeling a long way from the bustle of the city, South Hill offers luxury accommodation in their modern five-bedroom guest house. Large […]

Hotels, Travel, Travel in Africa

The Blue Train: A fabulously tasty experience

Okay, so you’ve been taken through the journey and sheer luxury of The Blue Train – now it’s time for the best bit (in my opinion)…the food. From the minute you step into the Dining Car with its crystal glassware, crisp white linen and welcoming waiters, you know you’re in for a real treat. There’s a […]

Hotels, I recommend, Travel, Travel in Africa

The Blue Train: It’s magic in motion

Today I’m embarking on one of the Great Train Journeys – a trip on The Blue Train through the heart of South Africa. I love train travel and this is no ordinary train so my expectations and excitement were high. I travelled northbound, starting in the Mother City of Cape Town and heading up through the […]

Hotels, Travel, Travel in Asia

Where to stay in Phuket: The Kata Beach Resort

Continuing my series about lovely hotels around the world that you really should stay in, today we’re at the Kata Beach Resort & Spa in Phuket, Thailand. Phuket is a large and very diverse island. That means if you want to party up a storm, get active with watersports, explore temples and places of interest, […]

Hotels, Restaurants, Restaurants in Italy, Travel in Europe, Uncategorized

Food, glorious food at Borgo Santo Pietro

Our Tuscan paradise Borgo Santo Pietro is bursting with charm, style and natural beauty. This also manifests itself in the amazing food it serves. Food so delicious it’s a blog post all on its own, so here goes. Beautiful pictures for you to salivate over. There are two restaurants at the hotel. The Treehouse is for […]

Hotels, Travel, Travel in Europe, Uncategorized

Where to stay in Tuscany: Borgo Santo Pietro

Continuing my series on beautiful hotels I recommend, we’re visiting Tuscany. Situated about two hours’ drive from Pisa near the hillside town of Chuisdino, Borgo Santo Pietro is the stuff that dreams are made of. Overlooking the stunning Valle Serena, the five-star boutique hotel is set in huge grounds, creating the ultimate escape. And the food, service, […]