Tag: travel

Restaurants, Travel, Travel in Africa

Tasty seafood and stunning views at Gaaitje in Paternoster

The beach-side charm of Gaaitjie Today we’re heading up South Africa’s West Coast to the charming seaside town of Paternoster at Cape Columbine. Known for its crayfish and white-washed fisherman’s cottages it’s a picture perfect little spot that appears in the distance as you come over that final hill. More about what to do in […]

Food and Travel, Hotels, Travel

Where to stay in Mexico: Grand Velas Los Cabos

Loving life at Grand Velas Los Cabos I’m still slightly reeling from my fabulous year of travel in 2017. I visited eight new countries, two new continents and completed my full house of seven continents visited when I set foot on magical Antarctica. What a trip that was, you can read more about it by […]

Travel

Antarctica: a blue and white wonderland

So 2017 was an amazing year of travel for me when I explored eight new countries and two new continents. Which gave me a full set of continents visited when I landed on the wild and dazzling Antarctic peninsula. Serious lump-in-the-throat stuff. We went on a never-to-be-forgotten cruise from the bottom of Argentina (Ushuaia) via […]

Food and Travel, Travel, Travel in Europe

Travel: 24 hours in Brighton

Today we’re heading to Brighton at the seaside, less than an hour by train south of central London. I love train travel and this journey is almost too short, through picturesque quintessentially English countryside to the coast. I visit whenever I have the chance, which really isn’t often enough. This time it was because my […]

Food and Travel, Restaurants, Travel in Europe

Breakfast delights at La Bottega di Finestra in Prague

La Bottega di Finestra Today we’re in Prague tucking into an energy-building brekkie before embarking on a walking tour of the city. La Bottega is a ¬†contemporary bistro and Italian deli with a dining area at the front where they serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Tasty goodies on shelves and in cases surround you: bread […]

Food and Travel, Travel, Travel in Europe

Great Italian on the river at CottoCrudo in Prague

Dining alfresco at CottoCrudo It’s a cold, dank day in London so I’m transporting myself back to a warm August evening in Prague when we dined on the terrace of CottoCrudo. How I love a bit of al fresco dining. CottoCrudo is in the rather swanky¬†Four Seasons Hotel and the terrace overlooks the Vltava River. […]