Highlights of our stay include Staying at the Fleur du Soleil Lunch at Protege Wine Tram curated experience Motor Museum Driving into Franschhoek was a treat in itself, grand wine estates flanked either side of the road giving us a glimpse of what to expect over the next couple of days. We were also lucky […]
To reach the Cape of Good Hope or Cape Point you need to pay £15 to enter the national park, although it is much more expensive for international visitors I still felt it was well worth it as there is so much to see and do. This is one spot where I would like to […]
The very nature of a travel blogger is to travel …well that seems obvious. …..but when travel isn’t allowed what is this travel blogger doing? Following my government’s rules and guidelines to stay safe…….goes without saying. I am thinking positively and planning future travel. I have four overseas trips booked but can see that two […]
On the steep slopes of the Froggy Pond area of Simon’s Town there is a little piece of heaven ….. the exquisite upscale Residence William French. The fabulous welcome we received from both William and Janine set the tone…. it was like being invited to a friend’s house where we met with other guests for […]
I ended my South African road trip with a two night stop at Aquila Safari, Reserve and Spa. The two night purchase of a room with a large balcony overlooking the reserve included all meals and a safari trip early morning and afternoon. It was a fantastic opportunity to get close to the big five and […]
Came across a lot of art on the Waterfront area of Cape Town, here are a few of my favourite photos. Especially loved the rhino’s!
Broadgate of a weekend is quiet as the city workers are resting which means visitors can navigate the pavements and stop and stare at the amazing buildings where old meets new at almost every corner. Liverpool Street Station might not be quite as big and grand as Waterloo or St Pancras but the Victorian style building […]
Every cloud has a silver lining, my existing carrier connection had been missed due to a late take off at Heathrow but we were transferred to South African Airways to complete our journey to Cape Town. Despite the heavy rain and grey clouds outside we were treated to a warm and sunny welcome from the […]
It’s been a while Stockbridge but the reunion of The Grey Traveller and this perfect Hampshire village was sweet. The windows were festive, the retailers cheery and The Three Cups welcoming with warmth, good food and great cheer. Here are a few of my favourite photos. Happy Christmas.
When you have had a full day in a theme park and the feet are throbbing a grey girl has to do what a grey girl has to do and that is find a cocktail in a bar with the right ambience ……. and in no particular order ………… my cocktail highlights were ………. The […]