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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 […]

By |July 28th, 2015|Excursions|0 Comments|

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…  […]

By |July 21st, 2015|Excursions|0 Comments|

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 […]

By |July 14th, 2015|Excursions|0 Comments|

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 […]

By |June 11th, 2015|Excursions|0 Comments|
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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 […]

By |March 9th, 2015|Excursions|0 Comments|
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    My most luxurious stay at Lothian House on the Lothian Vineyards estate in Elgin Valley

My most luxurious stay at Lothian House on the Lothian Vineyards estate in Elgin Valley

Lothian Vineyards is the most exquisite wine estate situated in the Elgin Valley.

Its location is quite unique in that it’s positioned in the Kogelberg Biosphere – an area which posesses 1654 plan species that you won’t find anywhere else in the world.  Their location also means that if you’re patient and alert enough, you’ll […]

My lovely stay at Wild Clover Farm

This past weekend I had the pleasure of staying over at Wild Clover which is about a 30min drive from Cape Town, via the N1 & en route to Stellenbosch.  On the cards for this little city escape was a cosy cottage stay with a firepace & views, a beer tasting, a game drive […]