Archive: Aug 2015

August 24, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , ,

Ramadan in Dubai: Day 3 of 3

Ramadan in Dubai: Day 3 of 3

It’s my last day in Dubai. I’ve only just started to kind of get my bearings on this futuristic city after seeing it from the seat of a seaplane, and now it’s already almost time to leave. It’s still hot and dry and as I step out into the desert from the cool depths of […]

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August 20, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , , , ,

Sign me up for the Soweto Wine Revolution

Sign me up for the Soweto Wine Revolution

A couple of weeks ago I got to travel to Soweto with Mariette, to meet up with the team from the Soweto Wine Festival, connect with the local creatives and changemakers and see what’s happening in the wine scene outside of Cape Town. My first time in Soweto So even though I grew up in Joburg, I have […]

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August 19, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , , , ,

Waterkloof Restaurant

Waterkloof Restaurant

I have had the pleasure of dining at Waterkloof Restaurant more than once (see here and here) and I am reminded every every time I visit of what it means to make food that is art. Chef Gregory Czarnecki is a bit of a food hero of mine and I am always amazed to see […]

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August 5, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , ,

Ramadan in Dubai: Day 2 of 3

Ramadan in Dubai: Day 2 of 3

It’s my second day in Dubai and I’m at the breakfast buffet at the Al Manzil Downtown Hotel. My eyes scan the pastry selection, but I opt for a green juice and a few dates. Our first day was full of feasting and I know that today will be, too. It’s Ramadan, the holy month […]

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