Picnic Review: A Stunning Picnic Experience at La Bri Wine Estate

Recently, my friend and I had the enormous pleasure of being part of the hop-on, hop-off Franschhoek Wine Tram’s Blue Line tour. Because of this, we were allowed to make a maximum of six stops (from an original selection of eight) at various participating Franschhoek wine farms – one such estate was La Bri. I had first encountered La Bri […]

Travel Review: Must-See Places in Picturesque Paarl

In  early  October  of  2014,  I  had  my  first  real  acquaintance  with  the  beautiful,  picturesque  town  of Paarl,  apparently  the  third  oldest  town  and  former  European  settlement  in  South  Africa  (after  Cape Town and  Stellenbosch)  and the  largest  of the  Cape  Wineland  towns. Translated  from  Afrikaans,  Paarl  means  ‘pearl’  and  though  its  name  is  drawn  from  its  well-known, unique  granite  […]