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    I got to stay at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve… and yes, it was awesome

I got to stay at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve… and yes, it was awesome

Towards the end of April, my friend Dax (from www.relax-with-dax.co.za) invited me along to be his review partner in crime for an awesome 2 night stay at the beautiful Sanbona Wildlife Reserve.

Situated in the heart of the Little Karoo about a 3 hour drive from Cape Town, this private game reserve boasts 58,000 hectares, […]

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    Love olive oil, olives & tapenade? Then you’ll want to learn more about Marbrin Olive Farm

Love olive oil, olives & tapenade? Then you’ll want to learn more about Marbrin Olive Farm

This past long weekend I spent some time in the Robertson area.  One of the stops was a recommendation by my friend Dax who was very keen to check out Marbrin Olive Farm for a bit of proudly South African olive oil indulgence…  Being a keen lover of this golden liquid myself, I was […]

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    My awesome stay at Aquila Private Game Reserve & a look at their brand spankin’ new spa

My awesome stay at Aquila Private Game Reserve & a look at their brand spankin’ new spa

When I got the invite to check out Aquila Private Game Reserve & their newly launched spa my thoughts were:  awesome little African getaway just 2 hours drive from Cape Town, 4 star luxury, spa pampering and a chance to see the big 5 up close… what person in their right mind would say […]

Getaway Tuesdays – McGregor: Where to stay

This is the 5th and final post in my Getaway Tuesdays series – if you missed parts 1 to 4 , hop on over here:

Visiting the Robertson Wine Valley
Serenity (and wine) in McGregor
McGregor: Things to do (part 1)
McGregor: Things to do (part 2)

So over the last few weeks I’ve been telling you about […]

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Getaway Tuesdays – McGregor: Things to do (part 2)

This is part 4 in my Getaway Tuesdays series – if you missed parts 1, 2 & 3 , hop on over here:

Visiting the Robertson Wine Valley
Serenity (and wine) in McGregor
McGregor: Things to do (part 1)

Now being a rather small village, McGregor doesn’t have a Ster Kinekor or Nu Metro movie cinema…  But […]

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Getaway Tuesdays – McGregor: Things to do (part 1)

This is part 3 in my Getaway Tuesdays series – if you missed parts 1 & 2 , hop on over here: 

Visiting the Robertson Wine Valley
Serenity (and wine) in McGregor

So you may be thinking… Is there a lot to see and do in McGregor?  Well, despite its size, the answer is… Actually yes…  […]

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Getaway Tuesdays – Serenity (and wine) in McGregor

This is part 2 in my Getaway Tuesdays series – if you missed part 1, hop on over here:  Visiting the Robertson Wine Valley

So after drinking our way through the Robertson Wine Valley, we finally settled in McGregor.  For those who have never heard of / been to this cute little village, here are […]

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Getaway Tuesdays – Visiting the Robertson Wine Valley

A few weeks ago I spent a weekend exploring the Robertson & McGregor area with a fun group of blogger / media types – a mini getaway that was coordinated by a lovely lady by the name of Mira from McGregor Country Getaways.

It was a jam-packed 3 days that left me with so much […]

I get a whirlwind tour of a few Franschhoek gems

Franschhoek has always had a special place in my heart.  It’s such a gorgeous little town surrounded by some incredible wine farms, there’s really just no way anyone wouldn’t be blown away.

So when I recently got an invite to join a media tour of the area which allowed me to tick off a few […]

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    Exploring Muizenberg thanks to Cape Town Tourism and VoiceMap

Exploring Muizenberg thanks to Cape Town Tourism and VoiceMap

Every now and again I really get to do something extra special.  A recent day-to-remember came in the form of an invitation by the guys from Cape Town Tourism to explore the beautiful little town of Muizenberg with the help of a new walking tour app called VoiceMap.

Now I freakin’ love walking, especially when […]

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