Archive: May 2015

May 26, 2015   /   by natalie   /   ,

Exploring the Checkers Wine Route

Exploring the Checkers Wine Route

I’m really excited to be able to share a project that I’ve been waiting to tell you all about! A couple of weeks ago, Checkers invited me on a trip into the winelands to explore the Checkers Wine Route with them. Did you know that the Checkers Wine Route brings you wines from over 80 South African […]

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May 26, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , , ,

Finding African Perspective in Durban

Finding African Perspective in Durban

Growing up in Johannesburg, I spent most of my childhood family holidays on the South Coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal, where we had a holiday home in the small coastal town of Pennington. It’s common practise for Vaalie (a slang term used to describe people from the old Transvaal province, now known as Gauteng) families to […]

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May 25, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , , , ,

Staying in Stellenbosch: Where to Stay in The Winelands

Staying in Stellenbosch: Where to Stay in The Winelands

I’ve mentioned before that Stellenbosch often gets sold short as a day-trip destination; somewhere you go from Cape Town for a day of wine tasting. But really, it’s the perfect place to spend a couple of days eating, drinking and exploring. First of all, it’s one of the country’s oldest towns and is dripping in […]

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May 25, 2015   /   by natalie   /  

WIN: A Luxurious Winter Weekend at Morrells Boutique Estate – CLOSED

WIN: A Luxurious Winter Weekend at Morrells Boutique Estate – CLOSED

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED The one thing I love most about winter is getting away for romantic weekends. Sure, summer has its romantic moments too, but there’s nothing like cuddling up somewhere luxurious with your someone on a freezing cold night. WIN A LUXURIOUS WEEKEND AT MORRELLS BOUTIQUE ESTATE IN JOHANNESBURG The beautiful Morrells Boutique […]

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May 20, 2015   /   by natalie   /  

Eating Stellenbosch: 9 of The Best

Eating Stellenbosch: 9 of The Best

It’s really hard to describe the foodie scene in Stellenbosch in one category, because it’s so diverse. Restaurants and kitchens range from top quality fine dining, the likes of Tokara Restaurant (probably one of my top 5 favourites) to home-cooking in the kitchens of  the Mama’s of Kayamandi Township – there are so many delicious […]

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