Posts – Food & Wine

Avondale Wine Estate

If ever there was a wine farm that was in tune with Mother Nature, it’s the Avondale Wine Estate in Paarl.

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Faces of Tourism: meet one of Franschhoek's expert coffee roasters

  • 18 April 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

South Africa may be famed for its beautiful scenery and unique wildlife, but most travellers will agree that a truly memorable travel experience depends on the people you meet. ‘Faces of Tourism’ features some of the people we met on our recent #MeetSouthAfrica blogging trip.

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South Africa with a difference – photo essay

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

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A Spier Farm Experience is a great family outing

  • 11 April 2015 by Christine Marot

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.

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Creation gets creative

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

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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