Cape Town 2020; A Short Montage of a Rather Long Vacation

Updated: Feb 19

United Airlines has recently introduced direct flights from Newark Airport to Cape Town.


As my 2020 time in Cape Town draws to a close, I decided to share my adventures video montage-style, instead of writing a million posts about all the fun stuff I have done.




This video is set to, without permission, my favourite song of the season: All I Want, by TiMO ODV. Please don't tell. Well, it used to be my favourite song until the ten thousandth time I listened to it while honing my mad IMovie editing skills.


I know next year I will probably be nominated for an Oscar because, as I have recently discovered, I possess all this serious film-making talent. Feel free to brag that you knew me before I was famous.


Enjoy.



Time to Moonwalk out of here......'Till next year!!!


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Fearing the empty nest? Don't! Since my children have flown the coup, I have had time to refocus on my passions of travel, art, and writing.  This little blog is a handy tool that helps me share what I have learned with others.

 

I grew up in the States, but have lived a large chunk of my adult life in the UK. I now split my time between London and South Africa as well as chasing the sun around the world. 

 

 When my nest emptied, I began to plan my trips according to my own schedule, indulging in going solo. Once one gets used to traveling solo, it can be a very freeing experience. I seek out interesting, informative and unique experiences, and proffer advice with my network of readers.  I also have a lot of fun!

 

 Spa retreats and personal growth travel are core to what I do.  If there was a master's degree in the art of booking massages, I would be a scholarship student! I also plan to conquer Europe one city break at a time and with all that effort, I need as many beach holidays as possible. 

 

So please enjoy reading my tales of travel. I hope you are encouraged to get on that plane and perhaps have a few giggles along the way.

-Beth

When my large family was quite young, we lived in several international postings. In an age before Google Translate,  I negotiated the grocery stores of foreign countries in search of tasty ingredients. I soon became an expert at discerning information from food labels and also learned to cook healthy, quick meals from local sources. 

 

From this experience, I became quite the foodie, even before 'foodie' was a word. And now as an empty-nester and devotee of food travel networks, I  interpret those old recipes into smaller, even tastier versions. 

 

Being an editor and food/wine travel columnist,  I travel the world sampling indigenous recipes which I share on Old Bag on a Plane. I also love wine!

-Phyl

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As we are all not traveling much, now would be a great time to share favourite travel, wellness, and food stories. We would love to include your best tales on this blog. If you would like to collaborate, please email us here at oldbagonaplane@gmail.com

The Nick and Nora glass does not get it's eponymous name from an Infinite Playlist. It was inspired by charachters, Nick and Nora Charles in the Thin Man. These two lived the dream as a leisure-couple who combine heavy drinking, flirtatious banter and detective work. Cocktails presented in a Nick and Nora glass are served up, which means shaken with ice, but served without.