Posts – Food & Wine

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.


Cape Town for music lovers

South Africa has long been known as a top safari destination, offering unrivalled wildlife encounters. But there’s a lot more to the country, and these days visitors are increasingly interested in exploring our artistic, cultural and musical heritage.


High tea in South Africa

  • 05 June 2014 by Lynnette Johns

High tea in South Africa is the height of sophistication, and while many people take a quick mid-afternoon tea break, there are better ways to enjoy it – in beautiful surroundings, feasting on cocktail-sized nibbles, and spoilt for choice when it comes to savouring fragrant, freshly brewed tea.