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

2019-04-15T16:58:34+02:00April 15th, 2019|Experience, Travel|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

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+02:00November 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+02:00October 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+02:00September 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+02:00June 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+02:00June 22nd, 2018|Travel|0 Comments
  • Emirates

Emirates First Class.

One of the perks of travelling frequently for work is 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 back, [...]

2019-04-05T09:40:35+02:00May 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+02:00December 14th, 2017|Travel, Wine|0 Comments