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Screen Shot 2014-06-16 at 15.16.46 4 non-wine focused things to do in Franschhoek, Cape Winelands

Franschhoek has become known as the food and wine capital of South Africa.  Understandable given eight of the top 100 restaurants are located in the valley.  On our recent visit to the region we decided it was time to put … Continue reading

Cape Town, South Africa Where to stay in Cape Town

Dear friends, The news that Cape Town had been ranked as the top holiday destination for 2014 by both The Guardian and the The New York Times along with being awarded the mantle of ’Design Capital of the Year’ came as no surprise … Continue reading

Screen Shot 2014-06-05 at 12.30.57 Hiking in Cape Town

I have been up Table Mountain a few times, in a cable car, I never considered hiking as it looked way too daunting and that blanket of cloud rolls in so quickly….but on my recent trip I discovered the secret … Continue reading

Screen Shot 2014-06-05 at 12.42.49 Cape Town shopping guide

You know that feeling when you walk into a beautifully-styled hotel and it makes you want a) curl up on the deep-over-sized-plumped-up-cushioned sofa b) hire a shipping container and fill it with the perfectly-placed interiors with a view to replicating … Continue reading