Culinary Cape Town: The perfect four-day itinerary

If cities were romances, Cape Town would be the love-at-first-sight kind. From chic hotels and world-class restaurants to dreamy vineyards and a thriving art scene, there’s lots to keep you busy. To help curb that feeling of being overwhelmed while also increasing the wonder found in a trip to the Mother City, we’ve put together this four-day … Continue reading Culinary Cape Town: The perfect four-day itinerary

Take a walk on the wild side at Mabula Game Lodge

If you’ve been fuelling your wanderlust with plans for post-isolation travel while you’ve been stuck at home this year, there’s never been a better reason to make your next adventure a safari at Mabula Game Lodge. Distinctly African in style, the accommodation is colourful, contemporary and nature-noisy, the food and drink is way beyond typical safari-carnivorism and the staff are … Continue reading Take a walk on the wild side at Mabula Game Lodge

THE IVY Villa Hotel & Spa: The cream of the crop for canoodling in the City of Gold

When plotting the perfect romantic getaway, you’d struggle to do better than a weekend at THE IVY Villa Hotel & Spa. Here, they’ll bend over backwards to make your stay as passionate as possible. And better yet, they not only welcome four-legged guests but make them feel as special as the rest of the pack … Continue reading THE IVY Villa Hotel & Spa: The cream of the crop for canoodling in the City of Gold

AtholPlace Restaurant: Contemporary-classic glamour meets properly polished service

Ah, AtholPlace Hotel & Villa. The relaxing terrace, the lush gardens, the tropical trees, the glistening pool … we could swoon over this beautiful property in Atholl all day, especially when delighting in the food served at AtholPlace Restaurant. The boutique-styled hotel’s restaurant is one of those ‘hidden gems’ that just about everybody seems to … Continue reading AtholPlace Restaurant: Contemporary-classic glamour meets properly polished service

The wondrous wine country: Exceptional dining experiences in the Cape Winelands

Yes, you can do the Cape Winelands in an afternoon, but with tutored tastings and farm-to-table dining along with breathtaking beauty, eye-catching architecture, magnificent gardens and serious art collections, it’s worth staying a few days. And did we mention the wine? It was tough to single out a handful, but these restaurants on wine farms … Continue reading The wondrous wine country: Exceptional dining experiences in the Cape Winelands

Thanda Safari: A game-changing world of wilderness and wildlife

Romance abounds at Thanda Safari, a secluded game reserve in KwaZulu-Natal with luxury hideaway tented camps. Encircled by luscious wilderness, the exquisitely scenic reserve blurs the lines between a fantasy getaway and an African adventure. Whether it’s your first or fifth safari, this destination needs to be next on your to-do list – here’s why.  … Continue reading Thanda Safari: A game-changing world of wilderness and wildlife

Cape of good times: Where to eat, drink and be merry in Cape Town

From the city centre beneath flat-topped Table Mountain and beautiful beaches along the Atlantic Seaboard, to lush winelands around Stellenbosch and Paarl and craggy cliffs at the Cape of Good Hope, the relaxed and cosmopolitan city of Cape Town has it all. Where to stay Hotels are most often regarded as temporary tourist lodging in … Continue reading Cape of good times: Where to eat, drink and be merry in Cape Town