Child-friendly Lunch Spots

4 May

Big Bay

Since baby D came into our lives five weeks ago my world has, not surprisingly, come to revolve totally around him. As much as I appreciate the time at home with him, sometimes I really just need to get out and about to feel like a real person. All of a sudden, instead of scoping […]

Seaview Predator Park

30 Dec

There’s cliché about Americans that they think they can come to Africa to see lions and tigers. Tigers – ha! Silly tourists – this isn’t the jungle, this is the savannah.  Except that seeing (and touching!) tigers is exactly what I did last Tuesday, at the Seaview Predator Park just 25km on the Jeffery’s Bay […]

Wolfkop & Citrusdal

6 Oct

Wolfkop View

Our September long weekend was a much anticipated break for us, and getting out of town was essential.  This time we weren’t looking for adventure, we were looking for REST. After discarding several overpriced and over complicated ideas, we decided to head to the Cederberg, just over two years since our last Citrusdal weekend away […]

Constantia Food & Wine Festival

27 Apr

Constantia Uitsig

Having missed out the Taste of Cape Town this year I feel I made up for it with the Constantia Food and Wine Fest which I went to for the first time, as a “Cape Towny” thing to do with my brother who was in town for just a few days.  What is more “Cape […]

Switzerland

29 Mar

Flims ski slope1

After all the sightseeing and culture in Istanbul and Munich, the Swiss leg of our holiday was busy in a very different way.  No sooner had we arrived at the amazing Alpine house of a family friend where we were staying near Tomils, than we headed straight back down to the village to rent our […]