Photo Pop-up: The church in Franschhoek

The beautiful old church in the town of Franschhoek, South Africa. Franschhoek is in the heart of the Cape Winelands and a short trip from Cape Town.

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How to spend 24 hours in Cape Town

Also called the Mother City, Cape Town sparkles in splendor. Are you in South Africa but only have a day to explore Cape Town? Here’s my guide on spending 24 hours in Cape Town

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Croatian Adventure: Krk and Vrbnik

The first stop on my Croatian boat trip was the island of Krk. It’s Croatia’s biggest island off the main land and connected by a toll bridge.  The old parts of Krk town are easy to explore on foot and full of narrow alleyways leading to small restaurants, konobas (a Croation pub-like institution with great…

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Cheese and Wine tasting at Fairview

Fairview wine estate is located in the Paarl wine region of the Western Cape.  I recently had the opportunity to do a bit of barrel tasting during a wine festival in Autumn.  Fairview also specializes in cheese, especially goat’s cheese which are delicious.  If you’re traveling on the Cape Wine Route, this is one wine…

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