Category Archive: Travel

May 30, 2014   /   by natalie   /  

Reunion Island: Six Pictures From Day 1 #gotoReunion

Reunion Island: Six Pictures From Day 1 #gotoReunion

I’m in Reunion Island right now for a week of sightseeing, people meeting and food eating. We arrived on the island early last night after flying via Johannesburg and Mauritius from Cape Town. We’re staying in B&B in Saint Gilles, just a two minute walk from the beach and about a five minute walk from […]

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May 23, 2014   /   by natalie   /  

What Makes A Place Special? The Incredible People of Stellenbosch

What Makes A Place Special? The Incredible People of Stellenbosch

Whenever I travel, I find great joy and excitement in exploring the food and the sights of my as yet unexplored destination. I love seeing the different sky, smelling the different air, tasting the foreign flavours and visiting the local sights. I make a point of getting to know the ins-and-outs of the area I’m […]

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May 20, 2014   /   by natalie   /  

The Best of #VisitOverberg

The Best of #VisitOverberg

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to visit one of my favourite places in South Africa for the weekend. The Whale Coast is just one of the most beautiful places I have ever been and I could go back there over and over and never get tired of it. I went for a […]

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May 15, 2014   /   by natalie   /  

10 Things To Do In Stellenbosch (other than food and wine)

10 Things To Do In Stellenbosch (other than food and wine)

I think I’ve successfully convinced you that Stellenbosch is the place to go for food and wine in South Africa (and also the world). I’ve listed eight of the places I dined at during the #Stellenblog campaign and given them my personal recommendation. Read about eight places to eat in Stellenbosch here. Now you might […]

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May 13, 2014   /   by natalie   /  

Grootbos giving back: The Grootbos Foundation

Grootbos giving back: The Grootbos Foundation

Just past Hermanus on the Whale Coast, about 2 hours from Cape Town, lies the magical Grootbos, a five star lodge build amongst ancient milkwood trees and indigenous fynbos. The food, accommodation and activities are absolutely mind bowing, with horse riding on the beach, boat based whale watching and flower safaris to name but a […]

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May 7, 2014   /   by natalie   /  

#visitOverberg from my iPhone

#visitOverberg from my iPhone

If you follow me on Twitter or Instagram, you’ll know that I’ve been on the road, from Cape Town to Hermanus to Stellenbosch with the #Stellenblog campaign. Hermanus from the sky What is #Stellenblog, you ask?  Well, it’s the biggest digital campaign the winelands have ever seen. Four international bloggers; Norman Roehlig from Germany’s i-Ref, […]

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April 30, 2014   /   by natalie   /  

#Stellenblog: Time To Start Packing

#Stellenblog: Time To Start Packing

If you haven’t heard about #Stellenblog yet, where have you been? Social Media and the world’s travel and tourism websites have been buzzing in anticipation of the winelands’ biggest campaign yet, and you can read all about it on the Stellenblog website here. What is #Stellenblog? It’s an experiential campaign, that’s going to immerse bloggers […]

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April 24, 2014   /   by natalie   /  

Nature’s Valley: Easter Weekend 2014

Nature’s Valley: Easter Weekend 2014

Over this past long weekend, we took a road trip out along the Garden Route up to Nature’s Valley, where my friend Roxy was getting married. We left early on Thursday morning, up and on the road by 5am, in order to cash in on the long weekend.  Along the way, we stopped for a […]

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April 22, 2014   /   by natalie   /  

Winter Weekends Away: Greyton #loveoverberg

Winter Weekends Away: Greyton #loveoverberg

It might not seem like it, with the recent heat waves and the seemingly endless “last of the summer sunsets” Instagrams, but winter is definitely on its way to Cape Town and with the change of seasons, come out -of-season-rates and out-of-city-weekends. There are so many stunning weekend away options in the Western Cape, with […]

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#WeAreCapeTown – Cape Town By Locals

I made this video last year for a campaign that never kicked off. But I like it so much and I really didn’t want it to never see the light of day, so I thought I’d share it here. The concept is really simple: It’s Cape Town, by locals. I downloaded a bunch of Instagram […]

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