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

    This non-drinker’s guide to Franschoek 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. The name Franschoek ...

  • Cape Peninsula Tour from Cape Town

    The 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. Until recently ...

  • South Beach – Camps Bay

    When I received an email that read: 'On behalf of the team at BBC Good Food Middle East I would like to extend a big congratulations on winning the BBC Good Food Middle East Awards voting prize!', I initially ...

  • Local flavour and the tastes of home

      I arrived in Cape Town on 8 January 2016 for a two week visit with my family. I looked forward to experiencing the local flavor and tastes of home. The weather during this time was hot and ...

  • Europe

  • The Sweet Taste of Venice food tour

    The Small Group Sweet Taste of Venice food tour with dessert samples and coffee was the best thing I ever settled for. I was excited to take a food tour in Venice, having read about Cichetti, the ...

  • Venice travel guide – why to visit before it sinks

    I would have loved to write this Venice travel guide with my late mother, because she is the only reason I added a visit to La Serenissima to my itinerary. She loved and collected Venetian glass ...

  • Florence – The Other Side of Florence Food Tour

    My initial impression of Florence on the day of arrival was that it was a very beige city... same color, different shades wherever one turned in the historical centre. You can read about my impressions ...

  • Florence travel guide – How to survive the beige

    After leaving the grandeur of Rome, I arrived in Florence to find it unexpectedly dull and unassuming. It may have been the overcast and grey skies, or it may have been the shades of ochre and ...

  • Middle East

  • Pros and Cons of Expat life in Dubai

    When I received an email from an acquaintance who needed a change of scenery and considered Dubai as a possibility, I realized that it would help her weigh her options if she knew the Pros and Cons of ...

  • Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah

    The Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah is a full service five star luxury family friendly hotel located in the Northern Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates. My mother (may Allah have mercy ...

  • Dubai Food Festival 2016

      The Dubai Food Festival 2016 from 25 February 2016 to 12 March 2016 was a 17 day citywide culinary celebration of everything that this metropolis has to offer. The Dubai Food Festival 2016 overlapped ...

  • unseenDXB Photo Trail

    The unseenDXB Photo trail held during Ramadhan in Dubai was a culinary walk and photographic exploration of the Dubai backstreets and the rich culture of the multi-ethnic city, co-hosted by Gulf Photo ...

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