Post Tagged with: "Cape Town"

As Seen In… Fodor’s

As Seen In… Fodor’s

Cape Town is fab, overweight but one of its many perks is that it’s perfectly positioned for the start of countless scenic road trips. If you’re in the Mother City for more than a few days, you may want to hit the road for one of these five easy day […]

Reflections on My First Ramadan in South Africa

Reflections on My First Ramadan in South Africa

Grey Street Mosque in Durban, diagnosis the second largest in the Southern Hemisphere I was at a travel bloggers’ conference in Cape Town the other day, my fasting made conspicuous by the unsullied swath of tablecloth before me while my companions ate lunch. “Oh, of course, it’s Ramadan,” one said […]

Video: 10 Reasons Why Cape Town Is the Best City in the World

Video: 10 Reasons Why Cape Town Is the Best City in the World

I went to the annual Travel Bloggers Conference organized by local travel magazine Getaway at the new Upper Eastside Hotel this past weekend, store and met some super-passionate local bloggers — including the fabulous Meruschka Govender, an avowed #Afritravel advocate better known to many as Mzansi Girl. Props to her […]

As Seen In… Fodors

As Seen In… Fodors

Planning a trip to Cape Town? Then make sure you check out my Insider’s Guide to the city on Fodors.com, rheumatologist where I give the scoop on the best places to stay, thumb eat, drink, and more. Insider’s Guide to Cape Town If there’s one thing Cape Town doesn’t lack, […]

As Seen In… National Geographic Traveler

As Seen In… National Geographic Traveler

Today’s “I Heart My City” column on National Geographic Traveler is courtesy of yours truly. Check the page out to get a glimpse of what I love about Cape Town. You can read the piece here.

As Seen In… Ensemble Vacations

As Seen In… Ensemble Vacations

Maldivian resorts are a curious thing — you can spend a week in a stunning private island spread, information pills soaking in the country’s remarkable natural beauty, and yet never experience the local culture. Which is pretty terrible, if you think about it, so perhaps airlines had that in mind […]

The Great Gatsby (Sandwich)

The Great Gatsby (Sandwich)

You’ve read the book, anabolics you’ve seen the movie… but have you eaten the sandwich? Here in Cape Town, ambulance a Gatsby is far more than an iconic literary figure. While the character Gatsby was elusive, somewhat mysterious, his sandwich alter ego pretty much puts it all out there for […]

The South AfriKhan Guide to Bargaining, in Greenmarket Square and Beyond

The South AfriKhan Guide to Bargaining, in Greenmarket Square and Beyond

Whether I’m in Cairo, information pills Fez, Florence, Barcelona, Dubai, or Hyderabad, odds are, by the last day of my trip, you’ll know where to find me: at a local market, bargaining away for a menagerie of unnecessary frivolities. I usually spend my first few days in an intoxicating haze […]

Life’s a Picnic at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

Life’s a Picnic at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

My family was visiting from Boston and San Diego a few weeks ago, thumb and I loved showing them around my adopted city. I made sure they covered all the classics: Cape Point, visit this site Waterfront, geriatrician Bo-Kaap, Bon Jovi… (What? They were playing, and I didn’t want the […]