Tag Archive: Travel

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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April 11, 2014   /   by natalie   /  

India In Pictures: Part 1

India In Pictures: Part 1

One of my favourite things about travelling, is reminiscing once I get back home. Rummaging through slips and pamphlets collected along the way. Looking through photos. Remembering.  It’s been four months since I got back from the three week trip to India and I’ve been looking through my pictures and aching, just aching to go […]

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Incredible India: The Video

It’s taken me four months to edit this video. Partly because I am a complete novice at the video editing game and partly because it was so incredibly difficult to cut down three weeks of unforgettable experiences, caught on video between my iPhone, Olympus PEN and Fuji X20, into just two or three minutes. I […]

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April 10, 2014   /   by natalie   /  

#Stellenblog Is Coming

#Stellenblog Is Coming

Since going freelance at the beginning of this month, I have had an amazing and remarkably successful couple of weeks. I have secured some work until the end of June and I’ve had the opportunity to do what I love most, travel (and plan more travel). I know this immediate success can’t last forever, but […]

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