CATEGORY: ‘Travel & Leisure’

A Crew Trip to Hong Kong

29 Jul, 2014

If there’s one thing I really enjoy facilitating or enabling, it is to take folks who have never/rarely ever been abroad on their first trip that requires a passport.

South Africa 25 — Wine & Chocolate Tasting at Waterford Estate, Stellenbosch

21 Jul, 2014

Traipsing through several vineyards a day may not be the ideal activity for an 18 year-old on holiday, but our daughter was a good sport about it.

South Africa 24 — Delaire Graff Estate

17 Jul, 2014

Another special vineyard/winery, hotel and restaurant complex that we visited in Stellenbosch is the Delaire Graff Estate.

South Africa 23 — The Farm Shop at Babylonstoren

16 Jul, 2014

How could you resist a visit to the Babylonstoren Farm Shop with still lifes of vegetables/produce like this beautifully arranged and left as eye candy throughout the utterly charming space?

South Africa 22 — The Gardens of Babylonstoren

01 Jul, 2014

A must see, period.

South Africa 21 — Hunting Down James Bond’s Next Bottle of Wine (touring Stellenbosch & Franschhoek Wine Country)

27 Jun, 2014

Two days of touring vineyards in South African wine country and the prospect of tasting some two dozen different bottles of wine may seem like a wonderful thing, but you kind of have to pace yourself.

South Africa 20 — Breakfast at La Residence

27 Jun, 2014

With this groaning cheeseboard, do I really need to write much more?

South Africa 19 — Suites at La Residence, Franschhoek

25 Jun, 2014

It’s informally referred to as the “Elton John Suite”, the hotel’s assistant manager confided as we entered Suite 11 on the second floor of La Residence…

 

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