Travel Review: Experiencing the delightful Franschhoek Wine Tram

Please note: Tour information and pricing may have changed but the experience is still accurately portrayed in this review. This past Saturday, I had the enormous pleasure of experiencing the Blue Line of the Franschhoek Wine Tram. Like their other lines (of which there are several), it allows passengers the chance to select a maximum of five to six (out […]

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  […]