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Pick n Pay goes ‘nude’, trials plastic-free Fruit and Vegetable shopping!

On Facebook I saw an article that attracted my interest and attention, being a proud litter cleaner in Camps Bay, about Pick n Pay trialing the use of paper bags in its fruit and vegetable departments, and selling these items loose and not pre-packaged, in 13 of its stores around the country. 

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Finding fabulous food in Munich!

imageStaying in Munich for four days, I did day-time outings to what are regarded food temples of the city, including Dallmayr, Kaiser, and the Viktualienmarkt. Most impressed, others were disappointing.I certainly fell in love with tomatoes on my trip, imageand the rich red shiny stemmed tomatoes attracted not only my attention, but also that of my Facebook followers. I do not recall having seen such fresh looking and smelling tomatoes anywhere in our country. What was an even bigger surprise was the very reasonable Continue reading →

WhaleTales Tourism, Food, and Wine news headlines: 18/19 January

WhaleTalesTourism, Food, and Wine news headlines

*   Lifeguard duty at most Cape Town beaches will be curtailed to weekends only now that schools have re-opened.  The lifeguard services will continue to be offered daily at the city’s Blue Flag beaches (including Camps Bay), from 10h00 – 18h00, until 31 March.

*   UK singer Cheryl Cole is said to be looking to buy a holiday home in Cape Town, and in Camps Bay specifically.

*   SAA has been given a 4-star rating of its service for the 12th year running by independent airline evaluation agency Skytrax.   More than 800 aspects of service are evaluated. SAA is the only African airline to achieve the 4-star rating.

*   Collecting shells on the beach whilst on holiday may be harmful to the environment, including to some animal and plant life.

*   The Winnipeg Free Press wine writer Ben MacPhee-Sigurdson vows in his New Year’s resolution to try more South African Continue reading →