Bella Italia!

When you think of Italy, there are many things that come to mind, tasty pizza, endless gelato and amazing architecture. I was glad that my trip was at the end of the tourist season, I really couldn’t imagine trying to view all the sites whilst fighting off fellow tourists. That is no kind of holiday!

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South Africa Restaurant Week 2017

Restaurant week round-up. At the start of restaurant week, I couldn’t think of a single reason why trying out lots of restaurants at discounted prices might not be a good idea. So I did just that, however I didn’t make bookings as soon as the system opened, so I paid the price: The places I […]

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Vietnam Series- Part 2

We last left off in Hanoi. After spending a few days in the city, we were picked up by our tour guide for our Halong Bay Cruise.

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Vietnam Series- Part 1

Hanoi was our first entry into Vietnam and yes the city can be chaotic but our warm reception at the hotel and smooth check-in made sure we settled quite quickly, after an almost 24 hour journey. Generally we choose well known hotel groups but have recently decided to explore boutique hotels and were definitely not […]

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Scotland for the weekend

I was in London on business and decided to make the most of this trip. I was looking to do a quick trip to one of the neighbouring countries on the Continent and one that didn’t require an additional visa. The two natural choices were Scotland and Ireland and I decided that I wanted to see a ‘Hairy Heiland Coo” more than kiss the Blarney Stone.

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Tapiana by Escondido- Johannesburg

We won’t even go into the concept of Tapas. With the number of Tapas restaurants around the city, this style of eating is clearly well known and loved in Johannesburg.

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