Post image for 25 Places to Enjoy Cheese and Wine Tasting in Stellenbosch

Being a South African true to form, I sure do love my cheese and wine. And so I was disappointed when I couldn’t find a guide before my recent trip to Stellenbosch. So I made it my weekend mission to check out the best places for wine and cheese tasting in Stellies! Read on, dear […]

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Post image for 10 Places to Visit When You Dawdle in Darling

I’ll admit it: when my husband and I first drove through Darling I wasn’t all that impressed. It took under 10 minutes to drive from one end of town to the other, and as it was a public holiday, there wasn’t much open. We kept driving. It was only when we drove back towards the […]

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Post image for 17 Places where you can find the World in South Africa

You’ve heard it before: South Africa is diverse. We didn’t realise quite how true this statement was until we embarked on a snapshot journey to find how many places in South Africa resembled destinations around the world. You’d be surprised!   1. Miami – Durban The art deco buildings, palm trees, long sunny days, and […]

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Post image for Enjoy A Weekend of FREE Wine at Robertson Wine on the River! If Not, Wine Not?

Okay, so it’s not 100% free. You still have to pay for the ticket. But at R250 for a weekend pass that includes as much FREE wine as you want, who can really complain? It’s for this reason and more that we suggest heading to the banks of the Breede River for some fun in […]

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Post image for Sweet Sensations – Top Ice-Cream Parlours by Province

When heat waves make the tarmac shimmer, and hazy afternoons send your thoughts scurrying to swimming pools, smoothies, and ice-cream sundaes, there’s honestly no better way to beat the rising temperatures than by heading to the following ice-cream parlours around South Africa!   1. Western Cape – Cape Town Sorbetière, set within Side Street Studios, […]

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Post image for Wildlife Photography Tips from a Pro – Q&A with Andrew Beck

I’m a complete wildlife photographer wannabe, stretching as far as I can out the game drive vehicle without wobbling, with my little “point and shoot” zoom pushed to its pre-pixilation limit. I’m always looking to improve so I decided to ask photographic pro, Andrew Beck of WildEye, to share some of his tips. And he […]

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Post image for 3 Extraordinary Stellenbosch Markets

Stellenbosch offers the perfect outing for city slickers, with plenty to do amongst the vineyards besides wine tasting. If you’re looking to spend the day with friends and family, check out these 3 fantastic markets held at various wine estates in Stellenbosch, come storm or shine!   1. Blaauwklippen Family Market When: Every Sunday, 10h00 […]

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