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Category Archives: South Africa

  • The Plettenberg so picturesque

    A couple of weekends ago we were treated to a weekend away in Plettenberg.  This was the 1st time I had been back since my teens, and went with no expectations. Well I came back to Jozi, reinvigorated and blown away … Continue reading

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  • 72 hours in Cape Town the ultimate foodie guide

    I was in Cape Town for my birthday weekend two weekends ago, as those of you who follow me on Instagram know, and I had one of the best overall food experiences in the city to date. Now I wish … Continue reading

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  • A winter frolic in The Overberg – Gifting

    I wanted to thank my friends for taking the time and money out to spend a weekend with me to celebrate my 31st. I decided to gift them something that’s a reminder of the winter frolic, useful and has a touch … Continue reading

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  • A winter frolic in The Overberg – Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

    Two hours out of Cape Town and 30 minutes from Hermanus in the Overberg set in the Grootbos Private Nature Reserve sits Forest Lodge, where I was welcomed for a two night stay as a birthday present from the Grootbos team, … Continue reading

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  • A winter frolic in the Overberg – Schoone Oordt Country House Swellendam

    After the two hour ride up from Cape Town on the N2 taking in the sights of the bright yellow canola fields we finally got to Schoone Oordt Country House an unpretentious owner run country hotel takes you back into an era … Continue reading

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  • A winter frolic in The Overberg – The Road to Swellendam

    I celebrated my 31st birthday mid July and decided to take some quiet time out with close friends and reflect. Get out of the city and enjoy the air that fills a different part of our beautiful country. After a … Continue reading

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  • Waterkloof Wine Estate in Somerset West

    In the spirit of Throwback Thursday I want to tell you about my favourite restaurant in the Cape Winelands, Waterkloof Wines‘ signature restaurant. As we drove up the Schapenberg Hills I was struck by the beauty of the juxtapose of the WaterKloof … Continue reading

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  • If you’re in Cape Town: The Woodlands Eatery (Guest post)

    The fickle Cape Town restaurant scene means that many restaurants – no matter how popular – will be around for two or three years before they close their doors. This is usually only with the help of annual winter specials, … Continue reading

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  • One night at El Burro

    El Burro is a Mexican joint that offers authentic cusine, the best I’ve tried in South Africa, and a tequila bar. Have I mentioned that tequila is one of my favourite alcoholic beverages. ElBurro is warm welcoming, and we happened … Continue reading

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  • In The Kitchen

    I was in Cape Town for a wedding weekend before last and managed to pop into The Kitchen in Woodstock. Unfortunately due to my lack of planning it was sans my copy of A week in the Kitchen.The feel is very homely … Continue reading

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