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Sampling Pierneef à La Motte’s New Menu

La Motte is one of the prettiest wine estates around, with an impressive history and enviable setting within the famous Franschhoek Wine Valley to boot. Having first visited the estate in early 2018, I was delighted to be invited back. Since my last visit, the estate’s stunning restaurant, Pierneef à La Motte, has changed hands, with Chef Eric Bulpitt replacing […]

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Villiera Wines’ Best Experiences to Enjoy

Villiera Wines is a unassuming, family-run wine farm and wildlife sanctuary, situated on the outskirts of Stellenbosch. With its impressive mountain views (including of Table Mountain in the distance) and its somewhat secluded location, Villiera quietly and instantly packs a punch… Even more so once you learn that it offers a range of unique wine estate experiences! Our arrival at […]

Guests’ Corner SPECIAL: Discussing Fuzia with Asmae

As part of this special instalment of Guests’ Corner, I chatted to Asmae Idrissi (previously featured in this series) about Fuzia, an empowering and inspirational online platform connecting talented global women. Asmae Idrissi is no stranger to my blog, as she previously featured in a lovely guest post about her blog, I Without Borders. For this segment though, Asmae wished […]

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Durbanville Wine Valley’s Best Estate Picks

Since moving to the Northern Suburbs in 2017, I have been fortunate enough to visit several of the Durbanville Wine Valley’s most well-loved and popular estates. Some are new and upcoming, while others are longstanding favourites, littered with awards or which have glowingly stood the test of time. But, regardless of status or age, their incredible beauty, top class wines […]

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Guests’ Corner: Mary Poppins’ Adventures

As part of the next instalment in my international version of Guests’ Corner, I chatted to travel blogger, Laura Leber. Laura Leber’s beautiful blog, Mary Poppins’ Adventures, showcases her travels around different countries. Not only is Laura a travel blogger and a passionate adventurer but she was also previously nanny to two children, Eleanor and Theo, who, along with their […]