Author Archives: QueenB!

About QueenB!

QueenB! – Founder of Cape Town Buzz is a Swiss National, born and educated in South Africa. For many years Tracy-Leigh, QueenB! lived and worked in Europe as a model with Paris Planning and Fords Agency in New York. During her career she worked with Valentino, YSL, Versace, Nina Ricci, Dior and many more. She was known to the industry as Tracy-Leigh the Waif. While living and working in Paris, Tracy-Leigh met Count Paulucci de Calboli. Within a month their relationship grew to a more serious level so, Tracy-Leigh moved to Italy to B! closer to her Italian love. Once the young couple were married, they decided to live in London and flitter between Italy, Paris and Switzerland, the stomping ground for Europeans. O Tracy-Leigh went from top model Waif to Countess Wife, modeling right up until the good news came, when she would become a Mom!. QueenB! still buzz's in and out of Europe, but! Always returns to Hive-HQ. She is grateful and happy to B! living in Cape Town, one of the most beautiful spots in the world.

Turkey – Gümüslük/Myndos

My knowledge of Turkey extended to a fleeting visit years ago to Istanbul. Nonetheless, the richness of the Ottoman period and the……..

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Turkey – Türkbükü or Göltürkbükü

Turkey’s most stylish hideaway, Türkbükü (or Göltürkbükü), is a small bay about an hour’s drive away from Bodrum’s city center.  This popular destination attracts a……..

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Turkey – Day trip on a Gulet

The Gulet is a modern adaptation of a traditional Mediterranean sailing yacht and the name comes from the Italian word ‘gouletta’. Gulets are produced in Turkey from Aegean pine with wide decks and large cabins below and vary in size from 14 to 35 meters……

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Turkey – Yalikavak Bodrum

Yalıkavak sits on the Aegean coast of Turkey, on the northern side of Bodrum. Inhabited since around the second millennium BCE, this quiet,…..

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Delaire Graff Estate

Lawrence Graff an English jeweler of international magnitude, has the reputation for being the King of Diamonds because…..

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The Pool Room

My feelings about something – whether it is a place, piece of art, dish or object……..

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Four Seasons Westcliff

From a distance when I first set eyes on The Westcliff Four Seasons hotel in Johannesburg, I thought it looked a bit like a film set…….

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Babylonstoren revisited

Once again I visited the enchanting Babylonstoren……

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La Petite Dauphine – Franschoek

There is nothing small about La Petite Dauphine – in an understated grand way, La Petite Dauphine is a precious little gem…..

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Morgenster

Paying homage to a great and remarkable Italian gentleman Giulio Bertrand.

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