Hotel Review: Cape Grace hotel in Cape Town

T. and I had an embarrassment of riches on the hotel front while in Cape Town. One of the hotels we stayed at was called Cape Grace and is located in the center of everything on the V&A Waterfront. Here's an iPhone video (not the best quality, so apologies!) I took just outside our hotel ...

My first travel piece for Fox News: How to Fly Like the 1% for a Fraction of the Cost

My first travel piece for Fox News went live a couple of days ago. Here's a snippet! Priority boarding. Extra legroom. Champagne before takeoff. It’s not just the stuff of business class dreams. With fewer available flights, widespread passenger dissatisfaction, and glamour a distant Eisenhower-era memory, the ailing airline industry is rolling out the red carpet in ...

Must Visit Hotel: Royal Malewane Game Reserve in South Africa

Trying to keep from looking TOO dorky and happy. Failing. (Those are cheetahs sleeping behind me, b-t-dubs.) Looking back on the 3 nights T. & I spent at Royal Malewane in South Africa's Kruger National Park, I can honestly say I don't know if I've ever had a more glamorous hotel experience. Royal Malewane: so ...

Royal Malewane Game Reserve in South Africa

What a difference a day makes! I woke up at 5:45 am this morning for the game drive, which got us up close and personal with a herd of elephants, a pride of sleeping lions, and two hippos fighting to the death. At some point while driving through the bush behind Royal Malewane--smelling the sweet, herb-y ...