Toulouse’s gourmet secrets. Victor Hugo Market, Xavier, a divine cheese-shop, Hotel La Reserve, and the historic cities of Albi and Gaillac.
Posts by Cindy-Lou Dale:
Why We’ll always have Casablanca By Cindy Lou Dale The international jet-set claim to have uncovered a few Moroccan cities, waxing lyrically about the ‘real’ thing they’ve discovered in the narrow streets and complex passageways of medinas. A Lack of Tourists Yet none of them mention Casablanca, except as a transit point, dismissing it entirely, […]
The Western Cape’s Reputation for Wine is Undiminished — but Now its Food Has Caught Up. By Cindy-Lou Dale When it comes to eating opportunities, you don’t get much hotter than Bree Street’s central reaches. It’s overtaken Camps Bay, Long Street and even Kloof Street as Cape Town’s coolest strip. Taking a walk along Bree […]
Paarl – the Pearl of the Boland in South Africa’s Wine Region By Cindy-Lou Dale A 40-minute drive outside Cape Town, on Route 62, at the foot of the second-largest granite outcrop in the world, you’ll find an unexpected jewel: the scenic town of Paarl, a place brimming with Cape Dutch, Victorian and Art Deco […]
It’s love at first bite in Norway’s Kitchens By Cindy-Lou Dale There’s a quiet culinary uprising catching on in Norway; a new-found pride and a change in attitude towards food traditions. This has given rise to the production of local and organic produce which people in the know claim are the result of their climatic […]
Seeing most of London’s major sites (without the queues). By Cindy-Lou Dale Despite jokes about accents and what, exactly, a chip is, London remains a popular destination for American travellers, which has no shortage of tourist staples: Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly Circus, Tower Bridge, Big Ben, the House of Parliament, but London’s appeal doesn’t lie only in […]