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Tag Archives: Cape Town

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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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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On my Cape Town plate

Last weekend in Cape Town was pretty interesting. My highlight, was the honour of witnessing a friend get married. The wedding at Vaal De Vie estate in Franschoek was the most beautiful I’ve been to by far filled with warmth … Continue reading

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