South Africa

Le Quartier Francais: Boutique charm in Franschhoek.

Le Quartier Francais: Boutique charm in Franschhoek.

For our second night before joining up with friends to explore other fun destinations in the country, my decision of where to stay in Franschhoek was more or less made for me.  With reservations at The Tasting Room (which is located on the property of […]

Cape Cadogan: Cape Town Boutique Luxury.

Cape Cadogan: Cape Town Boutique Luxury.

Having friends in the travel business makes planning a holiday quite easy.  In the instance of flying to Cape Town to see some friends (and take advantage of a fantastic Qatar Airways deal, never mind the money stolen off the DWB – DOH portion of […]

Foliage: A well earned position on Diner's Club 50 Best Discovery Series.

Foliage: A well earned position on Diner's Club 50 Best Discovery Series.

Lucky for me, the Diner’s Discovery list for the Middle East and Africa list was announced just before we were due to depart for South Africa.  While there were two restaurants on the list in the country, due to our schedule we were only able […]

The Tasting Room at Le Quartier Francais, Franschhoek.

The Tasting Room at Le Quartier Francais, Franschhoek.

When planning our trip to South Africa, I knew I wanted to sneak away to Franschhoek for at least one night (we’d visited previously for a wedding and fell in love with the town).  When I saw that friends had visited The Tasting Room at […]