Tag Archive: holiday rentals

Nov 18

The Dish: Tomato Bredie, a Classic Cape Town Stew

Jet lag makes you do the strangest things. We had arrived at our holiday rental in Cape Town in the late afternoon after three flights that took us half way around the world, desperate to try to get our body clocks – by this stage just a collection of springs and gears in a shoebox …

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Nov 17

Donate Money, Win a Home ‘Away’, Build a Village in India

You could win a stay in a ‘home away from home’, as we like to call the holiday rentals we’re staying in this year, by entering our monthly blogging competitions. You could also donate $10 to Passports with Purpose and not only get a chance at winning a stay in a holiday rental anywhere in …

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Nov 10

Our Home Away from Home in Cape Town

A warm, welcoming and well-appointed family home at Camps Bay is our ‘home away from home’ in Cape Town, South Africa. A five-minute stroll from the white-sand beach, with a swimming pool in the sunny garden, a piano in the living room, and stunning views of Table Mountain, ‘The Bayleaf’ is a wonderful place to …

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Nov 09

20 Tips for Staying Safe in Buenos Aires & Other Big Cities

Don’t let the story of the attempted robbery we foiled which we told you about in our last blog post deter you from visiting Buenos Aires – it’s a brilliant city, we’ve spent a lot of time here, we’ve always felt safe here, and we still want to buy an apartment in Buenos Aires. Surely …

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Oct 25

Our Home Away from Home in Buenos Aires

A light-filled apartment with Rear Window-like views in a sleek new Palermo Soho skyscraper is ‘our home away from home’ in Buenos Aires for two weeks. Boasting cobblestone streets lined with cafés, bars, restaurants, bookshops, and boutiques – from upmarket global brands to edgy young local designers – Palermo Soho is the stylish quarter of …

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