DE HOOP COLLECTION

The De Hoop Collection is a nature reserve on the Cape South Coast that makes for the perfect “close to home” getaway. Encompassing fauna, flora and some damn good food, De Hoop lies about 3 hours from Cape Town and offers guests a chance to relax, unwind and return to nature. Falling under Cape Country … Continue Reading

BUFF & FELLOW

One of the most enjoyable getaways I’ve experienced this year, Buff & Fellow have managed to combine pastoral peace and quiet with contemporary living and slick design. Four eco-friendly accommodation options (two pods sleeping two people each and two cabins sleeping four each) have been fully kitted out, including beautiful linen, Wonki Ware crockery and a Kolkol … Continue Reading

A WEST COAST WINTER

I’ve always wanted to be one of those people who migrate annually, following their favourite season into an alternative tropic. Unquestionably a fan of cold weather and warming comfort food, I would love to experience winter in a new place each year. Fortunately I had part of my dream come to fruition after I received … Continue Reading

TWO BROTHERS FROM ANOTHER SEA

This article first appeared in Wanted magazine and is entitled “Two Brothers from Another Sea”. Here I’ve adapted my original post slightly in order to make it blog-relevant. Apart from the temperature, what do the North Sea and the Atlantic Ocean have in common? A revolutionary move to bring together two chefs from two different continents … Continue Reading

A TOUR OF TULBAGH

During one of the most manic times of the year, a weekend break to the countryside can be just what is required to recharge. After being invited to stay at Saronberg Cellar’s vineyard cottages, I jumped at the chance to revisit the Tulbagh valley and further explore this historic area. This time around I opted … Continue Reading