Karen Warren

About me

I am a writer of travel articles and fiction, currently working on my first novel.

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The Best Way to Explore Stellenbosch's History - On Foot

Stellenbosch is a stately town. From the starched linen cloths on the tables outside the restaurant to the wide roads lined with ancient oak trees, the whole of South Africa’s second oldest town has a period feel to it. And, as I found out, exploring by foot is the best…

A Rich Heritage: The Cape Dutch Buildings of Swellendam

Historical buildings can tell you a lot about a place, giving clues to its past and present. I was reminded of this as I walked around Swellendam, South Africa’s third oldest town, and home to more than 50 heritage buildings, each with its own story to tell. The Auld House…

A Place to Remember: Augusta de Mist Country House and Kitchen, Swellendam

I don’t normally blog about the hotels I stay in, seeing them more as places to sleep a night or two than as destinations in their own right. But every so often you come across a place that is unique. Such as the Augusta de Mist Country House and Kitchen,…

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