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The Z Hotel, Zanzibar.

April 15th, 2019|Experience, Travel|0 Comments

Tucked away in the northwestern corner of the Island of Zanzibar, you'll find the fishing village of Nungwi. With powder white beaches, palm trees and aquamarine water for miles, this side of the island has become a sort after holiday destination. With activities ranging from snorkelling, swimming with dolphins, visiting the turtle sanctuary or sunset [...]

Steenberg champions a year of sustainable, traceable fish with ABALOBI.

April 11th, 2019|Experience, Food|0 Comments

One year after Steenberg’s popular Constantia eatery, Bistro Sixteen82 became the first restaurant to partner with ABALOBI, the small-scale fisher initiative supplying chefs with responsible and traceable fish, the enterprise has grown to over 100 Western Cape restaurants. Through the use of the ABALOBI app, Steenberg Executive Chef Kerry Kilpin works directly with fisherfolk who [...]

Abalone House and pool villas, Paternoster.

April 4th, 2019|0 Comments

The seaside is always a perfect getaway, whatever the weather and this winter sees Abalone House, a five-star boutique hotel in the picture-perfect fisherman’s village of Paternoster, one and a half hours’ drive from Cape Town, providing the most indulgent winter comforts for its guests alongside its two exquisite 5-star Pool Villas. To celebrate this [...]

The Restaurant @ Gabriëlskloof, Overberg.

March 18th, 2019|0 Comments

It's back to the culinary "drawing board" for Gabriëlskloof Restaurant come the month of May when the popular Overberg destination switches its traditional à la carte offering to a hearty Blackboard Menu for winter delights. This is the perfect time to join the throng of diners-in-the-know who make a beeline for the Winelands eatery that's [...]

Picnic at Paul Cluver, Elgin.

March 14th, 2019|0 Comments

A picturesque 60-minute drive from Cape Town is where you’ll find Paul Cluver, tucked away in the heart of the Elgin Valley and home to some of the country’s finest wines. This is also where you are invited to indulge in a unique country picnic experience - laze on the lush lawns in the dappled [...]

The Dark Horse, Kloof Street.

March 12th, 2019|0 Comments

I am all about a good after work drink, even better when it involves some kind of bar snack or tapas. So when I heard about The Black Sheep's new little sister restaurant, The Dark Horse, I was first in line to give it a try. Cape Town is full of little hidden gems but this spot [...]

The Tasting room and Bistro, Glenelly Wine Estate.

March 5th, 2019|0 Comments

Tucked away at the bottom of Helshoogte Pass in Stellenbosch, you'll find Glenelly Wine Estate. Home to some of the most expressive Bordeaux style reds in the region, their tasting room is definitely not one to be missed. Glenelly was established in 2003 by world-renowned Bordeaux winemaker, Madame May de Lencquesaing, with a clear vision [...]

Join Allée Bleue estate in celebrating May Day.

February 27th, 2019|0 Comments

Allée Bleue is not only a thriving wine farm, creating authentic, award-winning wines of individual character, it is also renowned for its wide variety of fruit and fresh herbs grown and sold in your favourite supermarket. They also produce outstanding mission olives and cold-pressed, extra virgin olive oil and on Wednesday, 1 May 2019, the [...]

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