Where to Eat, Drink and Sleep in Franschhoek

Holidays, Weekend getaways or mid week stay cations can often be hard to plan especially with us constantly wanting to be on the go. I recently spent a two day trip in the breathtaking Franschhoek Valley. I fall in love with this colonial town about 45 minutes out of Cape Town each time I can [...]

Keep calm and Curry on – Marigold Restaurant

In the heart of Franschhoek town centre is a new HOT spot that is the reason why culture and old world flare pumps through the very veins of the Franschhoek Valley and I am pretty sure it has to do with the heat that pumps through Head Chef Vanie Padayachee's kitchen doors. The incredibly talented seasoned [...]

Bosman Family Cellar

A sunny afternoon across the rolling hills of Wellington, about 15 minutes out of the town centre is the gorgeous family vineyard of the Bosman Cellar. An afternoon of fine wine, delicious food and fun company awaited us as we enjoyed the festivities of the afternoon. Here is a look at this leisurely weekend in [...]

A “lot” of cars at the Franschhoek Motor Museum

I would not consider myself a car fundi, in fact if I hear a deep engine passing I will be relatively interested however a trip to the Franschhoek Motor Museum definitely brought out my inner car fanatic. But if you need a little introduction then this will definitely help you: ANTIQUE – Built before 31 [...]

By | 2017-08-28T21:38:40+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Cape Town, Travel with me|0 Comments

A leap ahead at Leopards Leap

There are very few places in and around the Cape Winelands that are this inviting when the weather is dreary and the skies are filled with clouds. However if you are still looking for a cozy and comfortable place to snuggle up by a roaring fire or just longing for a fantastic experience, welcome to [...]

By | 2017-08-28T21:04:59+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Cape Town, Drink with me, Travel with me, Where to Drink, Wine|0 Comments

Living the Grand Life – Grande Provence

Grande Provence is a heritage wine estate located in the gorgeous Franschhoek Valley. Surrounded by rolling mountains, it is on the Franschhoek Tram wine route and the perfect way to see an estate like this. A humble sign at the entrance on the main street does not prepare you for the incredible beauty that this [...]

Weekend in Saldanha Bay

As summer comes to an end, we decided to explore the beautiful sea side village of Saldanha Bay. A scenic 1.5 hour drive out of Cape Town means that you are far enough out of the hustle and bustle, but close enough to escape to the beach for a weekend of fun in the sun. [...]

No small fry at Majeka House

Majeka House is the epitome of tranquil luxury in the picturesque Stellenbosch region. With its relaxing atmosphere and ultra chic design, Majeka is a magical home away from home with all the necessary spoils. Just under an hour out of the Mother City, it provides a quick getaway that is sure to have you relaxing while [...]

A spa like no other at Babylonstoren

Most people are counting down to the weekend on a Friday morning, I spent mine at Babylonstoren and was instantly transported to a world of relaxation and tranquillity. Babylonstoren needs no introduction, if you haven’t been…you need to! Its an incredibly inspirational “farm” and often a place I like to drive out to spend the day [...]

By | 2017-08-22T09:41:50+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Cape Town, Travel with me|0 Comments
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