Posts tagged as “South Africa

South African Food

Published August 25, 2016 in Food, South Africa

I have travelled to many places around the world. I have had some wonderful meals – fantastic curry dishes in India, amazing pasta in Italy, and great tapas in Spain. It is very much a part of the experience of travelling to eat the local food! It does require finding out what the local food actually is however. Everywhere in the world there are Indian and French and Italian restaurants. Fast food chains serving our favourite burgers and pizzas are ubiquitous. And South Africa is no different. So today I want to tell you about three restaurants in Gauteng that […]

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Filming in Progress

Published June 9, 2013 in Movies, South Africa

We stayed at the Aloe Ridge Hotel this weekend. This morning I woke up to the sound of automatic gun fire in the distance. And I knew that it meant another day of filming of the movie Seal Team 8! 😀 Can’t wait to see the movie!

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Cape Town

Published March 12, 2013 in South Africa, Travel

My husband and I recently visited Cape Town for a long weekend. We visited these amazing places, all of which I recommend highly: Castle of Good Hope Victoria & Alfred Waterfront – we went on a cruise from there, which was just fabulous! Lagoon Beach (the featured image above shows the view from there) Die Neelsie – Stellenbosch University Student Center Jonkershoek Nature Reserve Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens Chapman’s Peak Drive Boulders Beach

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Chinese New Year

Published February 9, 2013 in South Africa

Today we celebrated Chinese New Year in China Town, Johannesburg. What an incredible experience! The dragon dances were excellent, and the lions were delightful. But the highlight was the incredible fireworks display!

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Elephant Sanctuary

Published February 7, 2013 in South Africa, Travel

Elephants are such amazing creatures! I realised again just how true that is when we recently visited the Elephant Sanctuary at Hartbeespoort Dam, South Africa. It was an amazing experience to feed them, walk with them, and even ride on the elephants!

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