Posts – Food & Wine

South Africa with a difference – photo essay

Something a little bit different – a photo essay of quirky images from South Africa.


A Spier Farm Experience is a great family outing

Sample Spier’s superb wines, a superb meal at the Eight Restaurant or a picnic basket from the Eight To Go delicatessen, and learn about birds of prey at the Eagle Encounters rehabilitation centre.


Creation gets creative

At Creation, at the top of the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, you can indulge in a range of wine pairings


Route 62: the artisanal brandy route

Who would have thought that some of the world’s best brandies come from our very own sunny South Africa?


Mussel magic at Grootbos

Humans have been eating mussels for millennia, and they still make a delicious meal today. The head chef at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve shares his tips.


Free stuff to do in Cape Town

Who says you have to spend money to have a good time? In Cape Town, you’ll find plenty of ways to entertain yourself, without entertaining the idea of parting with your cash.


Enjoy an opulent dinner cruise aboard Durban's La Vue

  • 26 March 2015 by Christine Marot

Sunset cruises aboard the R60-million La Vue trimaran are like two cruises in one – the first to enjoy the sunset from the boat, and the second to view Durban’s beautiful skyline by night as the vessel cruises around the harbour.


Meet the Karoo – photo essay

  • 24 March 2015 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

If your heart is calling for you to venture into nature, experience great beauty, live a slower life and enjoy stunning views, then try the Karoo.


Mina's: bringing together good food, music and people in Magoebaskloof

  • 24 March 2015 by Carina van Wyk

At Mina’s Art Café & Farm Venue you’ll come across good cooks and even better food, good musicians and even better music, good people and even better company, and the best vibe in the ‘land of the silver mist’, as the Haenertsburg area in Limpopo is known.


A magic kingdom – The Orient boutique hotel near Pretoria

Set in its own 280ha conservation area in the Crocodile River Valley, The Orient boutique hotel near Pretoria provides an enchanting experience.