Posts – Food & Wine

South Africa's cities shine on #TravelChatSA

  • 30 April 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

South Africa’s rolling hills, wild coastline and wide open countryside are world-renowned for their beauty, but, as we found on this week’s #TravelChatSA, its cities are just as appealing.


11 South African drinks to try

  • 28 April 2015 by Roseanna McBain

Eleven popular drinks in South Africa – some alcoholic and some not.


Bree Street in Cape Town's CBD is where the foodies go

Here’s why Bree Street is Cape Town’s trendiest restaurant strip ...


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.


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.


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.