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A Pearl in the South African Winelands

It was John Keats, the 18th century English romantic poet, who remarked, “Give me books, wine, fruit, fine weather and a little music played out of doors by somebody that I do not know.” These were my precise sentiments when I embarked on my first journey to the South African winelands in April. Pour me a glass of an aromatic, bold red, a fragrant rosé, or an elegant and floral white, then I’m Read more »

Confessions of a Foodaholic in South Africa

Kandia making Eish Masri or Egyptian pita bread I've traveled to some of the best foodie destinations in the world--Paris, Florence, San Francisco, Thailand, Barcelona and Charleston, to name a few. But for many years, Africa flew under my radar. Before I go on about my tasty African favorites, let me confess--I’m a bit obsessed with food. While other travelers are considering safety and things to do before booking a trip, I’m researching Read more »