Piece for Foodism | Time to Shine, the Cape Winelands, South Africa

Piece for Foodism | Time to Shine, the Cape Winelands, South Africa

During my three months travelling eastern and southern Africa, I was lucky enough to visit the Cape Winelands in South Africa. This stunning region …
Piece for Cheapflights | 7 do’s and don’ts for road tripping the Garden Route

Piece for Cheapflights | 7 do’s and don’ts for road tripping the Garden Route

Since returning from three months in Africa, I’ve been commissioned to write quite a few articles on the Garden Route. This 800km stretch …
Piece for Love Exploring | Explore the Garden Route, South Africa

Piece for Love Exploring | Explore the Garden Route, South Africa

The Garden Route runs between South Africa’s Eastern and Western Cape and is home to some of the country’s most staggering scenery. …
Piece for Tidlrs | A luxury guide to Cape Town

Piece for Tidlrs | A luxury guide to Cape Town

This year, I wrote a Luxury Guide to Cape Town for Tidlrs, an online marketplace for luxury brands. Tidlrs is based in Dubai and …
A Q&A with… Dewald Goosen, brewmaster at Tuk Tuk Brew, Franschhoek

A Q&A with… Dewald Goosen, brewmaster at Tuk Tuk Brew, Franschhoek

I’m bringing you an interesting Q&A this week because today, I’m introducing you to Dewald Goosen, the brewmaster at Tuk …
Leeu Estates: Is this the chicest hotel in Franschhoek?

Leeu Estates: Is this the chicest hotel in Franschhoek?

Mountain peaks soared up to the sky either side of us and big white letters spelling out the word ‘Franschhoek’ came into view on …
Travelling Southern and Eastern Africa: Where did we go?

Travelling Southern and Eastern Africa: Where did we go?

If you were following my social media and have read my Africa posts so far, you may well have got the gist of my …
Dining in Babel @ Babylonstoren, The Cape Winelands

Dining in Babel @ Babylonstoren, The Cape Winelands

Our verdict on Babel: ‘Quite possibly the most colourful food you’ll ever eat’ So I decided to continue with sharing my experiences of …
Babylonstoren: A Farm Hotel in the Cape Winelands

Babylonstoren: A Farm Hotel in the Cape Winelands

Our little hire car trundled up the red earth driveway of Babylonstoren and we turned into the carpark. That’s when we saw it – …
Our Christmas Day on the top of Table Mountain

Our Christmas Day on the top of Table Mountain

The small matter of how Mr C and I would spend Christmas in South Africa was something we discussed again, and again, and again. …
Highlights from a Birthday in Cape Town

Highlights from a Birthday in Cape Town

On the 19th December, I celebrated my birthday in Cape Town. After a week driving the Garden Route and another week dotting between various …
8 of the World’s most amazing places to sleep

8 of the World’s most amazing places to sleep

The Airbnb competition offering winners the chance to spend the night in a cable car in Courchevel recently got me thinking about the most …