Cape Town

August 23, 2016

Stellenbosch Wine Route with a Difference

Take a look in Good Taste Magazine for my spread on the Stellenbosch Wine Route in the Cape Winelands about 1 hour drive outside Cape Town.  The brief was to find […]
December 12, 2014

De Hoop revisited at end of whale season

November: Land-based whale watching has pretty much ended at De Hoop but it’s a lovely time to go and hike, bike, beachwalk and simply chill!…..    
April 18, 2011

De Hoop Nature Reserve, east of Cape Town

Known more for some of the best land-based whale watching than food, this weekend of indulgent Culinary Creativity  at De Hoop Nature Reserve  (22-24 July 2011) seemed tempting. When a food expert […]
January 28, 2010

Blue Gum Country Estate, Stanford

Please note that this review is more about the man than the place, and Blue Gum is under new management, so you won’t get to meet Basil or have the […]
June 23, 2009

Garden Route Game Lodge great ‘soft’ safari, Western Cape

I was really impressed with Garden Route Game Lodge.  It is of course ‘soft safari’, as are all the game reserves in the Western Cape.  It is because this populated […]