Oyster Box Hotel

From Beach to Berg – Where to Stay in KZN

Capetonians are often reluctant to venture far from the Mother City, and with the winelands and West Coast on our doorstep, it’s easy to understand why. But, for adventurous spirits looking for a trip...
Kwandwe Fort House

From Wattle & Daub to Exclusive Safari Villa – Historic Fort evolves into Modern...

South Africa’s award winning Big Five private game reserve, Kwandwe, has opened its doors to a private safari villa as an addition to its latest accommodation offering. Kwandwe Fort House is a modern, sole...
Darling Western Cape

Local Travel: Oh, Darling!

Close to Cape Town and the start of the West Coast, this little town packs a punch when it comes to flavour and charm. I was lucky enough to visit Darling for the first time...
Pearl Valley

A Rain and Wine-Soaked Stay at the Exquisite Pearl Valley Hotel at Val de...

The clouds rolled and bulged, slate grey and heavy with rain. A reminder that it is still very much winter here in the Cape. But, that was no damper on my mood because I...
Whale Watching

Whale Watching in Cape Town – The Cape’s Celebrated Cetaceans Have Returned!

Step aside Big Five, whales are so much bigger and you don’t need to schlep to the Kruger National Park to see them! Every year, around June and July, great pods of southern right...
New Zealand

International travel: New Zealand – adventure on the Islands

Adrenalin junkies, foodies and chilled-out road trippers will find something to love in the home of Middle-earth. Adrenalin junkies, foodies and chilled-out road trippers will find something to love in the home of Middle-earth. New Zealand...
Hermanus Coastline

Local travel: Hermanus – at the sea shore

Eat, drink and explore the outdoors in the popular town that’s hung on to its small village charm… Hermanus. With its rugged cliffs and pristine waters, Hermanus is the ultimate seaside getaway. Famous for its...
Angala Hotel Franschhoek

Angala Boutique Hotel Retreat – Franschhoeks’ hidden bijou

If Angala belongs to anyone, it’s the eco-pond frogs who croak in a constant yet comforting symphony, or one of the seventy-five, fascinating bird species that fleetingly flit away when you come too close. As...
Wellington Bainskloof

Unwind in Wellington this Winter

Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and take time to unwind in the beautiful town of Wellington in the heart of the Drakenstein Valley.  This quaint town is surrounded by majestic mountain...
Grootbos

Secret Season at Grootbos

Perfectly pitched amidst the widespread fynbos, sandy dunes and limestone rock - all a pebbles pelt from the wild Walker Bay Coastline - lies Grootbos Nature Reserve and its season of secrets. A place so...

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