Searching between heaven and earth

The Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, just outside Hermanus, is a destination in its own right. It’s worthy of a day trip or an entire weekend of exploration. From Cape…

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Toasting to the ‘water of life’ this World Whisky Day

I once had a father-in-law who enjoyed whisky. I could never understand the attraction. He used to smile at me and say: ‘One day when you’re older…

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How To Get That “On Top Of The World” feeling?

Making the most of Cape Town in winter is all about choosing activities that suit the weather on any given day. When a cold front closes in, art galleries, local…

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Mother’s Day Spoils at Cape Grace

“A mother is a person who, seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces that she never did care for pie.” Tenneva Jordan

Mother’s…

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A Truly South African Pop-Up Market

The name’s a confusing mouthful, unless you understand and speak Afrikaans, yet Kamers vol Geskenke, literally meaning ‘rooms full of gifts’, is a highly successful, much-loved market concept…

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Destination Elgin

From the orchards to the vineyards, the Elgin valley is dressed in exceptionally photogenic autumn shades right now, just in time for the annual Elgin Cool Wine and Country Festival…

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Savour West Coast Charm with Groote Post Wines

As part of our 2015 line-up of paired Tasting Menus, we will soon be winding our way up the West Coast to a little town called Darling, to GROOTE…

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Say cheese!

The SA Cheese Festival, which takes place this weekend from 26-29 April at Sandringham farm on the Stellenbosch wine route, has become a must-do event for local cheese…

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Transforming Luxury Travel During Africa Travel Week

In the past week, Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) played host to the third International Luxury Travel Market Africa (ILTM), bringing together 75 luxury travel sector exhibitors and 75…

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Cape Town voted as one of the top ‘foodie’ cities!

Food for thought: Is Cape Town really one of the top foodie cities in the world? Well, readers of Conde Nast Traveler certainly believe that the Mother City deserves this…

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