Arguably one of the seven wonders of the Western Cape, Babylonstoren provides a space to escape and immerse oneself in the gardens, the greenery and the gorgeous food. Fortunate enough to be gifted a night here, we got to experience a stay in one of the farm’s new Fynbos Cottages – a collection of whitewashed bungalows … Continue Reading

For most, Swellendam is a gateway town – standing roughly halfway between Cape Town and the Garden Route. Apart from a singular childhood camping trip with my grandparents, I’d never before thought to explore this mountainside hamlet until an opportunity to enjoy a stay at Schoone Oordt Country House came about. Washing away our city … Continue Reading