Posts – Food & Wine

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.


10 dog-friendly Cape Town restaurants

  • 18 March 2015 by Lynnette Johns

You don’t have to leave your dog at home when dining out. We found some Cape Town restaurants that happily welcome pets – as long as they are well behaved.


Haenertsburg festivals

  • 16 March 2015 by Carina van Wyk

If you’re not specifically on the lookout you might drive past Haenertsburg in Limpopo without realising that you’ve just missed one of the most quaint villages – and host to some of the best small-town festivals – in South Africa.


Out and about for Easter

  • 16 March 2015 by Lauren Morling

If you’re looking for ideas on how to spend your Easter weekend, look no further.


A taste of the Cape on the Grand Parade

  • 13 March 2015 by Lynnette Johns

On the edge of Cape Town’s Grand Parade you will find two rows of kiosks serving traditional Cape Malay food.


Popular pics on Instagram this week: unusual sightings

  • 06 March 2015 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

We love all the fantastic Igers using #MeetSouthAfrica to share their photos of our country. Here are the top images shared on our account in the past week ...


Hello Parys

Just over 100km from Johannesburg, the charming town of Parys in the Free State draws adventure enthusiasts, eclectic crowds of artists and craftsmen, and those looking for peace and tranquility.


West Coast road trips for any occasion

  • 27 February 2015 by Desiree Haakonsen

A car and any given day of the week are good enough reason to head up the Cape’s West Coast. Here are a few must-stops along the way ...


#TravelChatSA explores the taste of South Africa

  • 26 February 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

From fresh, crunchy vegetables to tender meat and creamy desserts, South Africa is land of generous portions and varied tastes. This week’s #TravelChatSA looked at what the country offers visiting palates.


Great stop on the way to the Kruger – Wild Fig Tree restaurant, Sabie

If you’re driving on the way to or from the Kruger National Park, then pop in to the Wild Fig Tree restaurant and pub for breakfast, a light lunch or dinner. You’ll find it under the shade of a huge fig tree at the corner of Main and Louis Trichardt streets in the little Mpumalanga forestry town of Sabie, open from 8.30am in the morning until 9pm at night.