With a loyal Italian fan base, local Franschhoek Wine Valley resident ‘artist extraordinaire’ Pigcasso was recently approached by an Italian art agency to donate a piece of his spectacular artwork. This work of art forms
There’s something very special about booking an entire property for the family or group of friends to enjoy and call home while on holiday. La Rive in Franschhoek, a six room luxury villa with exquisitely
24 hours in Franschhoek will never be enough, except to affirm that this gorgeous Cape Winelands town, so steeped in history and tradition, has a myriad of activities, attractions, restaurants, wine estates and offerings that
My recent 24 hours in Franschhoek was matched to a wonderful sustainable tourism theme that delighted from start to finish. Starting with a delicious lunch at the historically significant La Motte Wine Estate, before
I was invited to lunch with Reuben in Franschhoek. It felt like a homecoming of sorts, gathered en masse to celebrate Reuben Riffel‘s beautiful new space in Franschhoek where he has found a home that brings
‘We wake to the early morning sun, drink strongly brewed coffee and indulge in a hearty breakfast of fluffy omelettes that spill perfectly cooked cherry tomatoes and wild mushrooms onto the plate. There’s an excitement
Franschhoek. – The secret is out. Winter is the perfect time to be enjoying the Cape Winelands. It’s a time of moody romantic days as we receive our much needed rain. Interspersed with glorious sunshine
The Incidental Tourist is a Personal Travel Blog of a conscious traveller with a deep love for Africa, its incredible people and the environment.
Here I bring you narratives, stories, video and photographs from my travels around the globe, including accounts of gorilla trekking in Uganda, turtle rescue in Kenya, tree planting in Zambia and setting up a temporary home in Lisbon. Not to mention falling in love with Marjorelle Blue in Marrakech.
Included too are accommodation and restaurant reviews, as well as details of the conservation efforts that I support.
A self proclaimed earth advocate and beauty seeker, I invite you to share in my love of sustainable impact travel – and the rich offerings of our beautiful world. With a long career as a Dream Holiday Maker, I can assist with travels arrangements to any of these areas too.