Stellenbosch – The Epicentre of Epicurean Travel

If you are a lover of the finer things in life, namely luxury hotels, exquisite food, and magnificent wines, then I can highly recommend you pack your taste buds and your “tastevin”, and head on down to Stellenbosch and the Winelands of South Africa. A pretty university town sitting approximately 50 kilometres from Cape Town,…

Connoisseur Travel – Eat & Drink Your Way Around the World!

Definition of Connoisseur: An expert judge in matters of taste Definition of Taste:  The sensation of flavour perceived in the mouth and throat on contact with a substance: A persons liking for particular flavours Whether you regard yourself as a Connoisseur, or simply as someone who appreciates fine dining and great wines, there is no…

Destination Review – Cape Town, South Africa

Big, beautiful, bold, and breathtaking are just some of the words I would use to describe the magnificent city of Cape Town, a bustling metropolis with a small town feel. One of those travel destinations that gets under your skin, Cape Town is a place where one immediately feels welcome, and once you start to…

South Africa in Pictures – No Words Required

Trying to sum up South Africa in words is a difficult task. One can only use words like amazing, beautiful, stunning, breathtaking and awe-inspiring so many times before becoming repetitive, and so I would like to share my vision of South Africa in pictures…

Honeymoon in Paradise

Mauritius has long been a popular destination for honeymooners, what with its idyllic white sandy beaches, warm waters of the Indian Ocean, and numerous luxury hotels, and if you dream of visiting this exotic destination, then you will be pleased to know that it is now more accessible than ever before. Combining a trip to…

Connoisseur Travel – Discovering New World Wines

If you are a follower of our blogs, you will have realised by now that we are quite partial to a glass of fine wine.   A taste we acquired while living in Spain for almost 10 years, wine has become a passion of ours, and while we do our best to collect fine vintages wherever…

Our Top 10 Cities – Final Instalment – It’s Cape Town!

Well finally we reach our number one city and while many of our friends and family members may have probably already guessed, we can now confirm that Our Number 1 Top City goes to the magnificent Cape Town. A place we were lucky enough to call home for two years, Cape Town is undoubtedly the…

Escape this Easter

“The years go faster as you get older” is a saying I have heard many times, and as this year is already flying by – I ‘m afraid I must be getting old!  But with Valentine’s day just around the corner and supermarket shelves full of Easter Eggs we can be in no doubt that…

South Africa – an escorted adventure

If you dream of visiting the beautiful countries that sit beneath the equator such as South America, Oceania and South Africa, then why not make 2012 your year to turn those dreams into reality!  With daily flights from most main European airports and a whole range of self-drive and escorted tours to choose from, your…