Tag Archive: #meetsouthafrica

March 9, 2016   /   by natalie   /   , , , , , ,

A Weekend In Franschhoek

A Weekend In Franschhoek

When it comes to great wine, delicious food and jaw-dropping views, Franschhoek must be in like, the top 5 regions of the world. Even the drive out that way from Cape Town is beautiful. It’s just a great place to be if you’d like to spend the weekend eating, drinking and being surrounded by beautiful […]

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December 7, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , , , , ,

10 Unusual Things To Do In The Winelands

10 Unusual Things To Do In The Winelands

It’s summertime and the winelands living is very easy. Think long days spent lounging in the sun, Cape Dutch heritage buildings as your backdrop, cold white wine flowing, a gorgeous picnic laid out in front of you. There’s almost nothing better I can think of. If you’ve been to winelands and had the whole “wine […]

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November 29, 2015   /   by natalie   /   ,

Ten (slightly) Unusual Things To Do In Cape Town

Ten (slightly) Unusual Things To Do In Cape Town

When visiting Cape Town for the first time it’s imperative to go up Table Mountain, visit Camps Bay beach, shop at the Neighbourgoods Market, take in the views at Cape Point and stroll through the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens. These are just a few of the iconic must-see attractions that have helped make Cape Town […]

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November 25, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , ,

Cocktails, Sunset and a Staycation at the Radisson Blu Waterfront

Cocktails, Sunset and a Staycation at the Radisson Blu Waterfront

I remember coming to visit Cape Town as a teenager (I grew up in Joburg) and wanting nothing more than to watch the sunset over cocktails at the Radisson Bu Waterfront. There’s just nothing quite like it. There’s something about it that’s just so quintessentially Cape Town. The deck is right on the water and […]

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November 4, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , ,

Come to Cape Town and stay in our apartment

Come to Cape Town and stay in our apartment

While we’re away in December, we decided to rent our apartment out on Airbnb. We’ll be away from 23 December to 10 January, but we’ve opened bookings up from the 1st of December. It’s literally the perfect place for a visitor to Cape Town to base themselves. It’s bright and airy, on the ground floor and has […]

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November 3, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , ,

A Weekend in Matjiesfontein

A Weekend in Matjiesfontein

There are some weekends where you just want to hang out with your best friend-lover, nap, eat and drink G&T’s. Keenan and I recently celebrated our second anniversary, which was one of those weekends for us and I knew just the place to do it all. We arrived on Friday evening just after sunset, in time […]

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October 21, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , , , ,

Exploring the Stellenbosch Valley: Day 1

Exploring the Stellenbosch Valley: Day 1

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to join a few of my fellow wine and food-loving bloggers for a day out in the Stellenbosch Valley. We actually all spent some time discovering the delicious Helderberg in September, so it was a treat to be invited back, this time to explore a whole new sub-route of the […]

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October 8, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , ,

Soweto is not just another Township Tour

Soweto is not just another Township Tour

I used to have quite strong feelings toward what we often call “township tourism”. I didn’t like the idea of a bunch of tourists dressed in khaki driving through the township in a van, staring out at people and taking their pictures without their permission. In fact, I still have strong feelings toward anything that comes even […]

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September 10, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , ,

Spring Road Trip to Cape Agulhas

Spring Road Trip to Cape Agulhas

A couple of weeks ago Keenan and I really needed a little break, so we decided to book somewhere nice for the night. I visited Cape Agulhas once, a few years ago and it really captured my imagination. Not only is it the most Southern tip of Africa, but it’s one of the most beautiful […]

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August 20, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , , , ,

Sign me up for the Soweto Wine Revolution

Sign me up for the Soweto Wine Revolution

A couple of weeks ago I got to travel to Soweto with Mariette, to meet up with the team from the Soweto Wine Festival, connect with the local creatives and changemakers and see what’s happening in the wine scene outside of Cape Town. My first time in Soweto So even though I grew up in Joburg, I have […]

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