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 […]

A taste of London – what a treat in store…

After experiencing a delightful Taste of Cape Town in the Mother City of South Africa in May last year I am so excited about this event in London next month which promises to be culinastic!!  as of today Jamie Oliver has confirmed his attendance at this years show – his dry wit and delightful manner an exquisite accompaniment […]

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 […]


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 […]

Interview with Erik Wolf, President & CEO of International Culinary Tourism Association

Being fascinated with Culinary Tourism as we are at THS Magazine I did an internet search a couple of years ago to see if anyone else out there was equally interested; as I really believed that this was a vastly underestimated sector of the tourism industry. It was then I fell upon the International Culinary […]


I know you are going to be jealous when I tell you that we the MANICTRAVELLERS are off to experience the delights of THE GRAND CAFE AND BEACH in Granger Baytomorrow!!! Yep! For lunch and some of their own pink Sparkling wine!! oohhh!!! I can’t wait!  So the Sun BETTER come out tomorrow! Set on […]

Old Biscuit Mill Market Woodstock Cape Town

Imagine a fresh fruit, meat and fish market, imagine a beer hall, imagine a selection of the finest wines to taste, imagine food stalls offering taste sensations from many different cultures around the world and roll them all in to one!  One great experience all under one tent – and that is the Neighbour Goods […]


Hey guys, check out my post on Tiny’s cooking tomorrow, under Tiny’s recipes… This evening he will be making a Thai Green Chicken Curry with hormone free, steroid free and true free range chicken – yum yum! and he will be trying his hand at the Melkkos dessert using Aunty Julie’s recipe from Paternoster Lodge.. I […]

Skatkis Restaurant Paternoster Lodge West Coast

On a dark and stormy night (actually Monday this week), Tiny and I found ourselves looking for a place to eat in Paternoster, the wind was howling, tumbleweeds flying across the dirt roads, rain sidewinding us buffeting the car we were hungry and in need of some good red wine. Paternoster the iconic holiday ‘fishing’ […]

A Gastronomic Experience of note in Abu Dhabi

In April this year, Tiny and I travelled to Abu Dhabi for a short break in search of some sun and to check out their cuisine. This was our first time there and what an eye opener! all I can say is World watch out…. these guys mean business when it comes to their plan to dominate the […]