Travel Thursdays: AfrikaBurn 2016

OK, so AfrikaBurn doesn’t technically count as “travel” in the sense that it’s still local, but I think travelling deep into the Karoo qualifies it just this once. ūüėČ

For those who are not familiar with AfrikaBurn it’s an annual event which takes place in the Tankwa Karoo where people from all walks of life […]

By |September 8th, 2016|Festivals, Travel|0 Comments|

3 words: Winelands. Chocolate. Festival :)

I actually can’t believe I missed this one last year… But the second Winelands Chocolate Festival will be taking place at the Blaauwklippen Wine Estate in Stellenbosch on Saturday the 20th and Sunday the 21st of August.

It promises to be two days of foodie fun, suitable for the whole family, particularly those with […]

By |August 12th, 2016|Festivals|0 Comments|
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    Love cheese? Then don’t miss out on the SA Cheese Festival this weekend

Love cheese? Then don’t miss out on the SA Cheese Festival this weekend

Firstly, apologies for being quiet of late… I’ve had way too much on my plate work wise & then I’m leaving for Afrikaburn very early tomorrow morning, so been a lot of prep work that’s gone into ensuring that I don’t die in the desert over the next 5 days…. I promise to be […]

By |April 26th, 2016|Festivals|0 Comments|
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    Win tickets to the next Tuning the Vine session on 10 Feb 2016

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Win tickets to the next Tuning the Vine session on 10 Feb 2016

Tuning the Vine is happening again next Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016.¬† If you attended any of their 2015 sessions, I really don’t have to sell this event to you, because as the flyer says above, it’s an “epic mid-week wine tasting adventure” and you know it.

But for those who haven’t yet been, here’s the […]

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    Who’s going to the Stellenbosch Wine Festival this weekend?

Who’s going to the Stellenbosch Wine Festival this weekend?

I’m a huge lover of wine festivals… but this is one I’ve actually never had the pleasure of attending before…

The Stellenbosch Wine Festival is taking place this weekend, 5 – 7 February, and promises you the chance to sample some of the best wines from the region.

Over and above the hundreds of Stellenbosch […]

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    Put on your stretchy pants Cape Town, The Burger Festival is coming

Put on your stretchy pants Cape Town, The Burger Festival is coming

With my recent interest in finding the best burger in town, I was very pleased with the news that there’s a Burger Festival coming to town on 13 & 14 Feb.

Taking place at the¬†Jan Van Riebeeck High School Rugby Field, the festival is promising 25 burger vendors, 10 craft beer breweries, 10 wine estates, […]

By |January 14th, 2016|Festivals|0 Comments|
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    The SA Horrorfest kicks off tonight – are you brave enough?

The SA Horrorfest kicks off tonight – are you brave enough?

For those who love a good skrik, the SA Horrorfest will be right up your alley…

Kicking off this evening with a screening of A nightmare on Elm Street (yup the 1984 Wes Craven classic which scared the living daylights outta me back in the day – I still can’t look at a striped jersey […]

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    Yet more wine news (I clearly love wine): Season of Sauvignon Festival taking place 24/25 Oct

Yet more wine news (I clearly love wine): Season of Sauvignon Festival taking place 24/25 Oct

The Durbanville Wine Valley, which is conveniently only a 20min drive from Cape Town, is going to be the place to be next weekend with the annual Season of Sauvignon Festival which is taking place on Sat 24 & Sun 25 Oct:

There are 12 wine farms taking part in this year’s festival. ¬†They¬†are: ¬†Altydgedacht, Bloemendal, D‚ÄôAria, […]

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    Hey Cape Town, are you ready to tune the vine this Wednesday? #InnerCityWineRoute

Hey Cape Town, are you ready to tune the vine this Wednesday? #InnerCityWineRoute

Love wine, but particularly not having to head out of town to get your hands on the good stuff?

Then Tuning the Vine’s #InnerCityWineRoute is going to be right up your alley.

This Wednesday, 7 October 2015 from 5:30pm to 9pm you can join in on what they’re referring to as a “hip urban wine adventure […]

By |October 5th, 2015|Festivals|0 Comments|
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    My survival guide to Pinotage On Tap 2015 happening on 10 Oct

My survival guide to Pinotage On Tap 2015 happening on 10 Oct

The Diemersfontein РPinotage On Tap festival is hands down one of the most fun days out in the winelands humanly possible.

Not only is there literally Pinotage on tap… All. Day. Long… (yes! Think large barrels scattered around the venue with little taps that pour this most heavenly liquid to your heart’s content) ¬†But you […]

By |September 25th, 2015|Festivals|0 Comments|