I don’t do cakes. Or puddings, or trifles – any desserts for that matter. Well, okay sometimes I have to. Being from a VERY Cape Malay community is like that. Over the years I’ve honed a few which I can whip up, with a modest budget and the minimum of fuss.
I was terrified of flying, didn’t know much about the environment and wasn’t the fittest person you’d meet. Don’t ask me how I ended up at Getaway. After failing hopelessly as a first-year Interior Design student, I opted for Public Relations and enjoyed the bits of writing we had to do. When an editorial assistant position at Getaway came up, I applied, and now - six years later - I’m still not the fittest person you’ll meet, I still hate flying and I probably know just a little bit more about the environment.Follow @@famabear
From spicy curries to Dutch-inspired stews, get your fix of traditional SA dishes at these six eateries.
When money’s too tight to mention, Christmas gift buying can become a stressful affair. I’ve trawled some stores to find gifts that don’t cost the earth, to make the season a bit more festive. Happy shopping!
Want to learn more about first aid? Here are some recommended courses around South Africa to get you up to scratch.
It’s easy to see why thousands flock to Plettenberg Bay for an annual coastal holiday. Here are five of our favourite places to stay in Plett.
Mozambique isn’t short on paradisiacal resorts on the ocean’s edge. Here are nine of our favourite resorts in Mozambique, from Ponta Mamoli to Vilankulo.
We trawled South Africa’s coastline to find the country’s greatest beach cottages. Here are 10 favourites.
The Dinner and a Movie night returns to the Twelve Apostles and is suitable for a special occasion or even just a night out with friends. It may not be something you can do every week, but at R350 per person it’s certainly something affordable you can bookmark for a cosy and different night out this winter.
This quiet and secluded house on a river is suitable for up to eight guests looking for a peaceful weekend. A wooden walkway leads to a beautiful beach and there’s a river for canoeing in front of the house.
Lodge Afrique is a delightful place and the rates are very reasonable for a four-star experience. The lodge isn’t on the busy main road so the setting feels secluded and peaceful.