Experience La Petite Ferme’s new Vineyard suites.

Hidden away in the beautiful and picturesque Franschhoek pass, you'll find the luxury boutique hotel and wine estate, La Petite Ferme. This spring, they launched their newly refurbished Vineyard Suites. And they’re simply, beautiful. We recently had the opportunity to visit this esteemed estate for an overnight stay in the Léman Suite, based on the [...]

2018-11-02T13:02:42+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Experience, Food, Travel, Wine|0 Comments

Seville, Spain.

Spain is well known for its friendly people, authentic cuisine and delicious wines. With tourist hotspots like Barcelona, Madrid and beach paradise destinations like Ibiza, you aren't hard pressed for places to explore. We chose to go slightly off the beaten track to the capital of Andalucia, Seville. Okay, perhaps not completely off the beaten track. [...]

2018-10-31T13:29:44+00:00October 31st, 2018|Food, Travel, Wine|0 Comments

Take a bush break with SafariScapes.

SafariScapes offer curated travel experiences for the discerning traveller. Their point of difference is the knowledge and on the ground experience that they have, resulting in a seamless, hassle-free holiday. Owned and operated by Peter Hammond and Nic Turpin, SafariScapes launched in 2015 after Pete and Nic saw the need for bespoke, guided travel across [...]

2018-09-27T17:00:48+00:00September 27th, 2018|Experience, Travel|0 Comments

The A to Z of the Stellenbosch Wine Route.

Goodbye long, sunny days and hello cold, chilly winter! I was recently invited to participate in the compilation of the Stellenbosch wine route's A-Z WinterWinederland guide. The project focuses on all of the winter activities and warm wine farm havens along this famous route. Here is a look into the estates I had the pleasure [...]

2018-09-18T13:40:40+00:00June 25th, 2018|Travel, Wine|0 Comments

Win with FTW and Afristay.

Afristay works closely with hotels, guesthouses and B&B's to ensure your next trip is one to remember. Choose from a selection of destinations around South Africa, Namibia, Botswana or Kenya (the list is growing!) and start making memories. With 20,000 listings in over 2000 locations the choice is yours! FTW is giving away a R2000 [...]

2018-09-18T13:40:40+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Travel|0 Comments
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Emirates First Class.

One of the perks of travelling frequency for work is the airline rewards. I have been part of Emirates Skywards for quite a few years now hoarding my points for a special occasion. If you are loyal to Emirates, they really will be loyal to you. Planning a last minute business trip a few weeks [...]

2018-09-06T14:02:53+00:00May 4th, 2018|Experience, Travel|0 Comments
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Win with Zandvliet.

No visit to the Robertson Valley is complete without a visit to Zandvliet. Famously known as the 'Home of Shiraz', it has become far more than that. Being one of the very first wineries in the country to bottle this noble cultivar, this wine estate on the outskirts of the Robertson Valley combines time-honoured tradition [...]

2018-09-06T14:03:14+00:00December 14th, 2017|Travel, Wine|0 Comments
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Two days in the Robertson Valley.

Wow. We really do live in the most beautiful country in the world. Biased? Never! I have just returned from two action packed days exploring one of our most famous wine valleys, Robertson. Four girls, one car, one valley to explore and countless bottles of wine. Challenge accepted. Every wine farm we visited had it's [...]

2018-09-06T14:03:14+00:00December 8th, 2017|Travel, Wine|0 Comments
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Wine on the River festival.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year-in the Breede River valley. All the vineyards are bright green with spring vines, the weather is fantastic and the R62 between Robertson and Bonnievale comes alive with visitors to this acclaimed wine producing region. A highlight on the social calendar is the annual ‘Wine on the River’ [...]

2018-09-06T14:03:41+00:00October 23rd, 2017|Travel, Wine|2 Comments