Posts regarding Travel, Holidays, Breaks and vacations

WigWamBam @ The Queen of Hoxton

WigWamBam pop up bar @ The Queen of Hoxton on YouTube        If you happen to be in the City of London over the next few months then take your chilly little feet of to the latest fab idea to spring up in the Capital and shake off those winter blues because the Queen of Hoxton’s […]

An Oasis in Sandton – Burkleigh House

  Recently Tiny and I were in Johannesburg for a rather long seminar which necessitated us being confined to the monotony of a chain hotel in the heart of Sandton, which as you know are generally somewhat soulless albeit enormously practical and cost effective – at least that is what I had assumed; until by […]

Our next road trip about to start!!!

We are really looking forward to our next road trip due to start early next week – can’t wait!!  some very interesting and exciting adventure lined up… Leaving Cape Town and traversing through the Karoo with a few pit stops, sleep overs and culinary experiences along the way toward Gauteng and once there we will be […]

Lots of interesting stories coming…..

Tiny and I have recently been on a an amazing trip around South Africa and have experienced some truly delightful culinary explosions… From Lesotho, Eastern Cape, Karoo and West Coast and culinary delights from some of the finest Cape restaurants as well as some delicious wines – certainly our flavour of the month is Bosmans […]

Calling all Oktoberfest lovers in Cape Town…

Last night we had the pleasure of attending the inaugural Oktober Bierfest in Newlands and what a party it was! With the German Consulate officially ringing in the official opening it was a real celebration of Bavarian culture. The inspiring idea of the men from The Entertainment Group this certainly promises to be an enormous […]


The Bosman family, owners of the successful and highly acclaimed Bosman Family Vineyard wines, will host their annual Release Weekend on their farm Lelienfontein in Wellington on the 24th of September 2011. Join me and Tiny and enjoy a leisurely day on Heritage Da y, tasting wines paired with delicious canapés in various stations inside the exclusive […]

Remembering the day travel as we knew it changed

As I sit here in New York City on this day (9/11) of remembrance, I am overwhelmed at the unity amongst all people – nationals, immigrants and tourists alike. If nothing else this event and the 10 year anniversary  has brought people together irrespective of race, gender, creed or nationality. Well done New York on a […]

Fashion Night Out – New York City

Finally I am in New York for FASHION NIGHT OUT…. dream of a lifetime (well one of them anyway!!) check back later for details of our night on the town tonight… we will be visiting Bloomingdales, Tiffany’s, Bottega Vaneta, Bergdorf Goodman and many more….

The Big Apple – New York City at last!

Watch this space for details of our culinary trip to New York City which will include – The Library Hotel – what a totally unique concept!! Andaz Hotel – the boutique hotel concept of the Hyatt Group Restaurants such as Wall and Water on Wall Street, 5th Avenue – The Shop Micro Brewery trips Ethnic […]

Amazing Quote from the indomitable author Mark Twain

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