High on a ridge, in the beautiful Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, you will find a little piece of paradise called Creation Wines. If you have not been there yet I highly recommend a visit to experience their fantastic Food and Wine Pairing.[Read more…]
Did someone say luxury seaside retreat? Tintswalo at Boulders is all that and more! We were very fortunate to spend a night there, as a family, at the end of last year.[Read more…]
It is amazing how one’s tastes evolve as you get older, especially when it comes to travel. Maybe it is because of age, but as much as I love a beach holiday, there is something even more magical about a remote bush safari. A stay at Gondwana Family Lodge, at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, saw us experiencing our second safari for 2018. This time, however, as a family.[Read more…]
Over the past few months have been sipping my way through some fantastic South African Rosé Wines. Tough job I know! I am now excited to share my Top 10 South African Rosé Wines with you.
As you all may now know, Nespresso has launched a brand new range of permanent coffees to add to their repertoire, called the Nespresso Master Origin collection. [Read more…]
Today I am sharing the recipe I created for a recent food and wine pairing challenge with Bouchard Finlayson. The wine was a 2016 Bouchard Finlayson Galpin Peak Pinot Noir, which I paired with a delicious Pan-fried Salmon with Creamy Caper Pasta. [Read more…]
A feature I wrote on the Top 10 Hotels in South Africa, was very well received, which gave me the idea of creating something similar for the individual cities in SA. I am starting with the Top 10 Hotels in Cape Town, which includes Southern Suburbs and Atlantic Seaboard.
The frightening thing about ageing is how it sneaks up on you! Most days I don’t feel my age, which is a tad over forty but we won’t go into specifics. I guess still feeling youthful is a good thing, but ageing is nevertheless a reality. The natural process of getting older brings with it a few not very pleasing attributes. Some I have learnt to accept gracefully, others not so much. One of the things which I have battled with the most is how my body has changed over the last few years! Lack of muscle tone and difficulty losing weight, have been two of the most challenging things to accept, especially with the impact they have on maintaining Body Confidence!