3 fabulous new dining experiences in the Cape Winelands

Anywhere there are world-class wines being made – from crisp sauvignon blanc to silky shiraz – the coexistence of a hotbed of first-class restaurants with delicious food is surely a given. Whether you’re planning to spend a day or a week exploring the Cape Winelands, a culinary destination with a whimsical blend of beauty and … Continue reading 3 fabulous new dining experiences in the Cape Winelands

The best-kept secret of the Garden Route

Cities like Cape Town and Joburg attract thousands of visitors each year, and quite rightly so. But this extraordinarily diverse country is stuffed with glorious, lesser-known destinations, such as Knysna – a sleepy, sun-drenched and splendid harbour town on the Garden Route, South Africa’s most famous stretch of lush coastline and stunning beaches. By booking a summer … Continue reading The best-kept secret of the Garden Route

Oh hey, vacay: The ultimate travel beauty kit

We’re officially a couple of weeks into summer AKA holiday season and there’s no greater feeling than hitting ‘out of office’ on your work emails. If your bags aren’t already packed, you’re probably fantasising about which of your beauty products will be going into them once that time comes – from a supercharged skin serum to a … Continue reading Oh hey, vacay: The ultimate travel beauty kit

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 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