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A malva pudding for a Travelife Sri Lanka group reunion brings back memories of South Africa

Yesterday, I baked a malva pudding to bring to a reunion of one of our Travelife Magazine Sri Lanka Tour groups last night. It was held at a beautiful house near Alabang, and dinner was very kindly hosted by one of the couples who had joined this particular trip. Scroll down to read more… SEE …

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Travelife Magazine’s April-May 2013 issue. Everything you need to know for a great weekend in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Good afternoon from pretty chilly Tokyo. Travelife Magazine’s wonderful summer issue (April-May 2013) has been on sale since last week, and I really hope you get a copy at the bookstore as soon as possible. It’s a whopper of an issue. Scroll down to read more… As always, it’s an issue that’s more labor of …

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Best of Travelife 2012: Our most exciting evening was spent hunting a lion at Sabi Sabi

Reflecting at year-end on the wonderful TRAVELIFE that was in 2012, this is part of a series of blog entries that will look 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 amazing Travelife in …

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Travelife gets it right for South Africa’s Top 10 Restaurants 2012 List

We were in South Africa for a nice holiday for two weeks last month We sat right next to the open kitchen at Test Kitchen in Cape Town,and had the 11-course dinner.Test Kitchen was just chosen as South Africa’s best restaurant. The list of 10 best restaurants in South Africa just came out, and we’re …

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Dinner at Five Hundred, South Africa’s best new restaurant

Famous South African chef David Higgs,of the Saxon Boutique Hotel,talks to Travelife from his kitchen,over pre-dinner champagne. Last night we had a most wonderful dinner in Johannesburg, living a TRAVELIFE, in the Saxon Hotel, South Africa’s top boutique hotel, to get a preview of the creations of David Higgs, one of South Africa’s most famous …

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