I have a growing list of places I would like to stay before I die! A recent addition is La Residence Franschhoek! The luxuriously opulent La Residence Hotel is located on a 30-acre estate in the heart of the beautiful Franschhoek Valley.
Franschhoek or “French Corner” is one of my favourite small towns in the Western Cape. It is perfect for a night away, as it is only a short drive from the Cape Town CBD. The town is a popular destination for both tourists and locals; renowned not only for its natural beauty but also its fantastic food and wine. It is a great place to visit throughout the year, but I particularly love Franschhoek in Winter! [Read more…]
Each year I set out with the intention of discovering new places in South Africa and a recent trip lead me to Stonehill River Lodge in Swellendam. Although I have been to Swellendam before, the area is very much unchartered territory for me. [Read more…]
Sometimes with all the stress and pressure of modern life, I feel the need to get away from it all! I mean really get away from it all! No cell phone, no computer, no electricity; just me my thoughts and Mother Nature. The De Hoop Collection offers the perfect place to do just that! [Read more…]