Without doubt, there’s a vast amount of world-class wine farms in Stellenbosch . In my opinion, there’s only a few that still offer a down-to-earth good-old-fashioned ‘authentic’ tastings – which is where Middelvlei differentiates itself. One of the original Stellenbosch family estates, it offers a old school approach to both the making – and tasting – of wine.
A recently reformed corporate groupie, Scarlet was forced from the American business world and into writing by a stroke (of good luck). She can now be found living on a cliff edge in the Overberg, wine glass in hand, watching the sun set and whales breach with her cat tribe... and planning the next adventure. Read more on her blog: scarletnguni.com.
Facing my phobia by going cage diving in Gansbaai profoundly changed my perspective on the most misunderstood of marine giants: the great white shark. While some might dismiss shark cage diving as an adrenalin rush, I was overwhelmed instead by peace.
So you know your Big Five, right? Those land-based beasts who fill your heart with wonder? Now it’s time to meet the Marine Five.
Having had to give up wine tasting (in excess), I found myself a new ‘Colombian’ habit at Hermanus’ Nourish Cafe in the form of Las Paletas’ glorious gourmet ice lollies. With flavours like pineapple & chilli; coconut lemonade; strawberry sorbet; watermelon & mint; granadilla gelato and recently released hibiscus – a whole rainbow of frozen bliss… Read more »
Looking for a glorious getaway? Indulge in little piece of Atlantic heaven at De Kelder’s award winning Cliff Lodge in the Overberg.
Looking for an eco getaway that’s as good for the environment as it is for you? Then get off the grid and visit Africa’s southernmost indigenous forest, Platbos, the ancient forest located in Overberg.
This decadent take on an old favourite is fiery and because it’s packed with healthy superfood powders, is also really good for you!
Having survived the festive season and the luxurious bliss of being on holiday, most of us are headed back to work. But since summer’s still in full swing, celebrate the balmy evenings with this boozy little recipe to help rekindle those lazy bygone days beside the sea.
A perfect place to spend a weekend break from Cape Town: the luxury Lagoon Lodge on the Mosaic Private Sanctuary near Stanford in the Overberg.
Looking for an ice cold ‘pick me up’ and a caffeine shot? Try this tiramisu served with a handmade chocolate truffle, it’s guarantees bliss on a teaspoon.