Travel & Hospitality

South Africa

  • Why Cape Town is the best city in the world

    Cape Town is the best city in the world. We have it all! Amazing generous people, mountains, beaches, gardens, wildlife, fabulous food. What more could you ask of a holiday destination? Cape Town population ...

  • The Non-drinker’s guide to Franschhoek Cape Town

    This non-drinker’s guide to Franschhoek Cape Town makes it possible for people who don't consume alcohol to experience and enjoy the beauty, culture and history of the Cape Winelands. Franschhoek is ...

  • Private Cape Peninsula Tour from Cape Town

    The private Cape Peninsula Tour from Cape Town includes scenic rides with spectacular views along coastal roads, pristine beaches and quaint fishing villages of the Atlantic and False Bay coasts. I had ...

  • In Review: South Beach Camps Bay

    South Beach Camps Bay is a luxury beachfront serviced self-catering apartment that makes a fabulous Camps Bay retreat. It is set off the main road while still being within walking distance to shops, restaurants, ...

  • Turkey

  • Where to stay in Istanbul for savvy travelers

    Where to stay in Istanbul on your Istanbul holidays will be determined by whether you want to explore the cultural and historic sites, enjoy the city's nightlife or bask in the warm comforts of small ...

  • 13 Unmissable things to do in Istanbul – a comprehensive guide

    If you are wondering whether there are any unmissable things to do in Istanbul besides eating lokum and drinking tea, I assure you that you will never be bored. Use this comprehensive guide to unique ...

  • Istanbul food tour – Hidden Beyoğlu

    The Istanbul Hidden Beyoğlu food tour explores the cosmopolitan European Quarter neighbourhoods in the district formerly known as Pera. From the steep narrow streets of Cihangir to the covered lanes ...

  • Istanbul food tour – Culinary Secrets of the Old City

    On this Istanbul Old City food tour we discovered hidden gems, small restaurants and food carts, a stones throw away from the main tourist areas. If you are planning a trip to Istanbul this Spring or ...

  • United Arab Emirates

  • Luxury Dubai Evening Desert Safari

    No visit to Dubai is complete without a luxury Dubai evening desert safari, and the best desert safari is one that is both an adrenalin rush and an entertaining evening with good food and traditional ...

  • What to wear in Dubai – The Dubai dress code

    When I moved to Dubai more than a decade ago I didn't give a thought to a Dubai dress code or even what to wear in Dubai once I was here. I assumed that the work and leisure clothing I possessed would ...

  • How to get around in Dubai public transport

    Dubai public transport is very convenient if you are travelling with family, friends or going solo and includes ladies only options as well as family friendly or VIP services. White and blue collar expatriate ...

  • Where to stay in Dubai for all budgets

    Where to stay in Dubai depends on your budget and there is an eclectic mix of neighborhoods that will appeal to a wide range of tastes and interests. Whether you want to explore Old Dubai's historical ...

  • United Kingdom

  • London East End Food Tour

    The London East End Food tour is one of many London walking tours and takes place in the Spitalfields district of Central and East London. When I lived in the UK at the turn of this millennium (anyone ...

  • Best Western Chiswick Palace and Suites – London

    The Best Western Chiswick Palace and Suites is located in Chiswick, an affluent suburb of west London with wide tree lined streets. Chiswick is close enough to London to avoid a long commute for sightseeing ...

  • 7 days in London

    My 7 days in London in September 2015 was for the Food Blogger Connect conference, but also to explore and eat in parts of the city I had not seen when I lived in the UK more than a decade and a half ...

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