Castilla y León: When to Visit, Where to Stay and What to Do!

If you love good food, fine wine, spectacular scenery, and magnificent architecture, head to Castilla y León this year, and enjoy a self-drive holiday through one of Spain’s most beautiful and unspoilt regions. The ultimate travel destination for wine connoisseurs, Castilla y León is the home of Ribera del Duero, a Spanish Denominación de Origen,…

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 – Magnificent Mendoza

Nestling comfortably against the foothills of the Andes, Mendoza is one of those cities that welcomes you with open arms, and hugs you so tightly that you may never want to leave! A city of atmospheric plazas, endless vineyards, and street side cafes, Mendoza is relaxed, laid back and inviting, and while many plan to…