The Grande Roche Hotel, Paarl.

It is fantastic to get out of the city and spend some time in the Winelands, especially this time of year. Inviting fireplaces, cosy bars, comfort food and good wine is definitely the order of the day. A short drive from Cape Town, in the heart of charming Paarl, you'll find the Grande Roche hotel. [...]

2019-07-19T08:19:30+02:00July 19th, 2019|Experience, Food, Travel|0 Comments

The Chocolate Festival is back.

Chocolate, chocolate and even more chocolate! That’s what you are guaranteed to find at this year’s Chocolate Festival. Heaven for any sweet tooth fanatics, this two-day chocolate extravaganza takes place over the weekend of 31 August and 1 September (10 am to 4 pm daily) at The Woodmill in Stellenbosch. Expect to find a chocolate [...]

2019-07-08T16:52:38+02:00July 8th, 2019|Experience|0 Comments

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