Archive for November, 2012

November 26th, 2012

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 […]

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November 26th, 2012

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 […]

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November 22nd, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving from Cape Town!

I’m in Cape Town now, where it’s been a lifelong dream of mine to visit. T. and I are staying at the One&Only Cape Town, which is on the V & A Waterfront and is ALL kinds of fancy. Tonight, we had drinks at the hotel bar overlooking the water, then dinner at the hotel […]

November 20th, 2012

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, […]

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