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Travelife Magazine made it first to Test Kitchen, Africa’s best restaurant, in Cape Town

In November 2012, the Travel Companion and I went to South Africa for the first time — a truly amazing and enjoyable trip of great hotels, fantastic restaurants and memorable experiences. He was in charge of choosing most of the restaurants, and one of the places he chose was Test Kitchen, a newly-opened restaurant in …

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La Residence in Franschhoek, South Africa was chosen the Best Hotel in the World 2013

The breakfast corner of The Retreat in Tanzania There I was last month, at breakfast in the The Retreat, an exotic luxury safari lodge in the middle of nowhere in Tanzania, which incidentally is one of the loveliest nature places you can ever imagine. I was living a Travelife and checking emails, when a message made …

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Best of a Travelife 2012: Our trip to South Africa was the most enjoyable to plan

Reflecting at the start of 2013 on the wonderful TRAVELIFE that was in 2012, this is part of a series of blog entries that looks at the best aspects of our never-ending, and never-endingly eventful travels.  This year was so full of indescribable and inspiring experiences — and we’re certainly looking forward to an even more wonderful Travelife …

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A Chalmers steak lunch at Rust en Vrede, one of South Africa’s top restaurants

We had Chalmers sirloin steaks for lunchat South Africa’s famous Rust en Vrede restaurant In South Africa last month, living a Travelife, we had an al fresco lunch one weekend at Rust en Vrede in Stellenbosch, which is one of South Africa’s top 10 restaurants for 2012 and also one of the Top 100 restaurants …

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