Barbados on a budget – Luxury for less

A question I get asked time and time again is “Is Barbados expensive?”, my honest answer is “Yes”. However you can do Barbados on a budget and here are some tips to save you some…

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Cape Winelands, South Africa – area guide & must visit wine farms

Planning a trip to the Cape Winelands in South Africa is both exciting but also tricky, with a never ending supply of wine farms but often a limited number of days. And then there’s the…

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Franschhoek Wine Tram – where to visit on the Blue/Green line

Wine tasting just after 10am? Totally acceptable on the Franschhoek Wine Tram. On arrival our B&B host kindly pointed out the cafes that did good coffee. However he soon added that after 10am the only…

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Top tips for driving in South Africa

As we will shortly be returning to Cape Town I thought it was worth sharing a bit more from our previous travels to South Africa. As well as my favourite roads to include on a…

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Best Barbados Restaurants – 2018 Update

Barbados has an abundance of good restaurants at all price points. Last year I selected my 3 best Barbados restaurants click here. Following our 2018 trip in February I thought it would be a good…

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