9 things I didn’t know about brandy

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Van Ryn’s Brandy Distillery in Stellenbosch is over 100 years old and is steeped in history. Taking a tour of the distillery and cooperage, along with a brandy tasting or pairing will have you leaving with a greater appreciation for brandy.

Where to go stargazing in South Africa

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South Africa has its fair share of superstars – the Big Five, Robben Is land and Charlize Theron – but its real fame is found twinkling above the most remote landscapes. Here are seven of the best spots to go stargazing in South Africa.

Marvelling at Matisse

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Documenting Matisse’s latter years and his ‘carving into colour’ phase, The Cut-Outs at London’s Tate Modern is one exhibition that’s definitely worth going to.