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Champagne Pol Roger

Our followers know very well of my fascination about “bubbles” and the charm and versatility that good champagne can bring to a moment! I could name a series of houses and wines I flirt with once in a while, but Pol Roger is my safe haven, for its richness and complexity brilliantly combined with freshness […]

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Champagne de Venoge – Les Suits du 33

At the beginning of 2019, we went to Paris once again, the city that fulfils our soul (and our stomachs as well!). But this time we didn’t want to just see Paris and decided to go to a region that captivated our interest a long time ago – Champagne (why would that be???)! We started by Épernay, at […]

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Ekhaya bush villa

Located in Hoedspruit, very close to Kruger Park, there’s a place that makes you feel part of a big family. That place is Ekhaya bush villa, and its team has the main goal of assuring hospitality and transmitting the true traditions of South Africa to its guests. With just six rooms, it is very cozy! There’s […]

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&Beyond Ngala Safari Lodge

How do you write about the best experience of your life? It’s been months since I experienced what I consider to be the most authentic and exciting moment of my life… those 31 seconds of the most profound and provocative look I ever felt! No, I’m not talking about an affair, not everything in life […]

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Aubergine

German, born in the countryside, on the border with Belgium, became a cook all around the world… this could easily be the short story of Harald Bresselschmidt’s life, who after a successful passage through the Grande Roche Hotel in Paarl, decided to settle in Cape Town and open his Aubergine. It was the year of 1996, […]

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Cape Town

V A Waterfront We ended our 2018 travels on the African continent. It was our first time in Africa and it was a pleasant surprise, mostly for me because I had no expectations. I must confess I wanted so much to go to Cambodia and Vietnam that when João convinced me to go to South […]

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Salsify at The Roundhouse

Up and down the hill, a lot of green and a blue horizon melting with the blue sky, is the path to The Roundhouse, former hunting house of Lord Charles Somerset, former governor of the cape, and also a hotel, tea room, and some other activities… nowadays it hosts the new restaurant of Luke Dale-Roberts, the successful chef […]

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The Shortmarket Club

“Don’t change a winning team…” The famous chef Luke Dale-Roberts (nº 44 of the World´s 50 Best Restaurants with his The Test Kitchen) joined his wife Sandalene, and his right arms, Wesley Randles in the kitchen and Widdison in the room to, in 2016, open another successful space, The Shortmarket Club. The premise is at first sight simple, a […]

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Bouchard Finlayson’s Magic and South African nectars

Established in 1989, in the famous wine region of Walker Bay, Western Cape, Bouchard Finlayson always assumed as a boutique producer focused in quality and differentiated wines. Internationally, it won prestige with its production of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Sauvignon Blanc, much due to Peter Finlayson, who before establishing and founding the company alongside the Bouchard family, created the mythical Hamilton Russel […]

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The Twelve Apostles

In one of Cape Town’s best locations is one of the most idyllic hotels ever! With the Twelve Apostles and the Table Mountain (if you don’t know what I’m talking about you’ll have to read the article about what to do in the city) as confidants, the hotel stole its name from the first one. It’s part of the Red […]

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