Posts – Food & Wine

Swellendam for foodies

The Overberg town of Swellendam has become a popular rural retreat for urbanites and consequently is developing a culinary culture of note.


12 things to do in Franschhoek

Franschhoek lies in a beautiful valley, surrounded by mountains and vineyards. It’s known as the food and wine capital of South Africa, but there’s so much more to do in and around this lovely little town.


A taste of the spicy Cape

  • 19 June 2014 by Lynnette Johns

Spice takes on a different meaning in Paarl. Spice Route, an estate along the Paarl wine route, has developed into a delightful destination, with craft beer, artisanal chocolate and delicious wines on offer.


Sijnn – a winery close to the southern tip of Africa

On a stony plateau above the Breede River, close to Malgas in the Western Cape, is a tiny winery that is making an international name for itself.


Joburg’s fabulous food trucks

Johannesburg’s food trucks are a colourful addition to the city’s rich cultural and cuisine scene. Whether you like burgers, beorewors (farmers’ sausage), sweet treats or coffee, there’s a food truck to meet every craving.


​South Africa's oldest pubs and bars: Watering holes with a history

  • 13 June 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

South Africa has a long and interesting history when it comes to beer, bars and pubs.


A winter feast in Knysna

The seven-course tasting menu at Zachary’s restaurant at the Conrad Pezula resort and spa in Knysna, prepared by executive chef Geoffrey Murray using locally sourced ingredients, provides hours of relentless, indulgent dining. It also tells a story ...


Cape Town’s historical and beautiful Vineyard Hotel

What is it about the Vineyard Hotel that is so appealing? Well, if Cape Town is consistently lauded as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, then the Vineyard has one of its top locations.


Some fabulous winter getaways

Winter in South Africa offers a great opportunity to take a break – whether it’s Dullstroom for a spot of fishing, quad biking in the bush, or a spa retreat that’s good for the soul.


Millennials, the next generation of travellers

  • 09 June 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

The next generation is here, and they’re set to take the travel spotlight in the coming years: Millennials, also known as Generation Y.