Indulge in a Franschhoek mystery weekend.

Imagine an all-inclusive Winelands getaway, where your weekend has been meticulously planned for you from check in to check out. You’d be forgiven for thinking it’s a dream, but this can be your reality. Franschhoek’s popular Mystery Weekends holds the promise of surprise, relaxation and pure indulgence. Your all-encompassing weekend includes all that Franschhoek is [...]

2019-05-17T08:15:41+02:00May 17th, 2019|Experience|0 Comments

The Z Hotel, Zanzibar.

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 sought after holiday destination. With activities ranging from snorkelling, swimming with dolphins, visiting the turtle sanctuary or sunset [...]

2019-04-24T14:57:01+02:00April 15th, 2019|Experience, Travel|0 Comments

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

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 [...]

2019-04-11T09:48:43+02:00April 11th, 2019|Experience, Food|0 Comments

Abalone House and pool villas, Paternoster.

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 [...]

2019-04-04T08:41:09+02:00April 4th, 2019|Experience, Travel|0 Comments

The Restaurant @ Gabriëlskloof, Overberg.

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 [...]

2019-03-18T15:23:14+02:00March 18th, 2019|Experience, Food, Wine|0 Comments

Picnic at Paul Cluver, Elgin.

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 [...]

2019-03-12T11:14:42+02:00March 14th, 2019|Experience, Food, Wine|0 Comments

The Dark Horse, Kloof Street.

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 [...]

2019-03-12T10:54:47+02:00March 12th, 2019|Experience|0 Comments