Cape Town – Red Hot Glass Factory

Cape Town – Red Hot Glass Factory

As part of our visit to the Spice Route, we were able to watch the glass blowers of the Red Hot Glass Factory in action. It was fascinating to see how a glass blob could be transformed into a beautiful glass bird within minutes. Naturally, we had two leave with a...
Cape Town – Bertus Basson

Cape Town – Bertus Basson

One of the things that I have been meaning to do with the girls when travelling in South Africa is to introduce them to true South African cuisine. They are well educated (and fed) with the basics of biltong, Bovril and Niknaks but I’ve been hoping to expand...
Fun: Swiss Soccer

Fun: Swiss Soccer

Just had to write a little post about how excited I am that Switzerland won last night 2-1 to Serbia. The World Cup is turning out to be so much fun to watch as really it is anyone’s trophy. This afternoon we are having a Soccer themed braai as Zara and...
Cape Town – Biltong

Cape Town – Biltong

One of the must do things in South Africa is try biltong. Biltong is a form of dried, cured meat that originated in South Africa. Various types of meat are used to produce it, ranging from beef and game meats to fillets of meat cut into strips following the grain of...
Cape Town – Cape Brewing Company

Cape Town – Cape Brewing Company

The Spice Route in Paarl is a great destination for the whole family; even for the guys in your group. We were sad that Liam was not with us when we visited as I think then we would have spent more time at the Cape Brewery Company. Here is where the famous craft beer...