Travel Review: Experiencing the Lindt Difference with Lindt Cape Town Outstanding Classes

Recently, my boyfriend and I were fortunate to experience first-hand the Lindt difference, when we joined a full, excited class of adults and one child (a rarity – because Lindt offers separate children’s classes) for a fun baking class at the trendy, hot-and-happening Silo District, V&A Waterfront. Trust me, if you loved Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as a child, then […]

Travel Review: An Exclusive Tasting – Warwick Wine Estate for the Win

If there’s one way to describe Warwick Wine Estate – it would be as: pretty inspirational. Not least of all because this Ratcliffe family-owned and run estate has successfully raked in the wine awards over the years – but, perhaps more importantly, because of its pioneering original winemaker, Norma Ratcliffe. During the 1970s, Norma became South Africa’s first female winemaker […]

Accommodation Review: A rustic Cederberg getaway at peaceful Gecko Creek

Our stay at Gecko Creek Wilderness Lodge – and overall first-time experience of the Cederberg – was something I had planned two months in advance. This was made effortlessly simple thanks to owner Linton and then-overseers and managers, Monica and Glenn. We arranged dates and in reply, they sent me a detailed email highlighting all the dos and don’ts of […]

Cafe Review: Ginja Beanz Coffee Cafe, Langebaan

In late July, our three-day trip to Langebaan revealed some true local gems. One such place was Ginja Beanz Coffee Café. Found in Waterfront Square, this charming coffee shop will surprise more than a few visitors. People always think that small towns can’t have top class food spots… But, having grown-up in Montagu where hospitality reigns, we know better than […]