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Experiencing beautiful Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate to the max

Tucked away in the gorgeous Overberg region, one finds the noble and ever-expanding Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate. Surrounded by glorious mountains, encircled by nature reserves and overlooking a beautiful, peaceful lagoon, Benguela Cove is enviously well-positioned. I have been to many wine estates, particularly in the past two years, and only a handful have impressed me as thoroughly as […]

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Guests’ Corner: Dominique in the City

As part of the next instalment in Guests’ Corner, a local and international travel interview segment on Tamlyn Amber Wanderlust, I chatted to Dominique Heusdens, SA travel blogger and photographer at Dominique in the City. Having grown up in a minute, diamond mining town in Namibia, for Dominique Heusdens, her love of travel began at a tender age (like so many of […]

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Guests’ Corner: Lost With Purpose

As part of the next instalment in my international version of Guests’ Corner (previously a local South African travel interview section on Tamlyn Amber Wanderlust), I chatted to Alex Reynolds, travel blogger and photographer at Lost with Purpose – and full-time backpacker of note! Having grown up in the East Coast of the United States, with a trifecta of cultures […]

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Guests’ Corner SPECIAL: The Downward Dog

As part of this special instalment in Guests’ Corner, a local and international travel interview segment on Tamlyn Amber Wanderlust, I chatted to Erin Maxson, passionate blogger and dog lover of note. Erin Maxson and her adorable, brave rescue dog, Rory, are an inspirational travelling human-dog duo. Together, the pair travel the U.S. (soon in an Airstream trailer!), enjoying all the […]

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Travel Review: The Franschhoek Beer Co, home of world-class beers

The Franschhoek Valley has long been loved for its world-famous wine estates, quality restaurants and historic Cape beauty – but now, there’s a new ‘kid’ on the block: beer tasting, second to none. And our recent visit to Franschhoek revealed yet another of the valley’s gems: The Franschhoek Beer Co, producers of handcrafted, world-class beer. In addition to its on-site […]

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Guests’ Corner: Just Janet

As part of the next instalment in Guests’ Corner, a local and international travel interview segment on Tamlyn Amber Wanderlust, I chatted to Janet Rowsell, SA food and wine blogger at Just Janet. Janet Rowsell, a passionate foodie and wine blogger at Just Janet, might tell you that she is just your average Joe (read: Janet), but her incredible blog, Just […]

Productive Ways to Pass the Time at Cape Town International Airport

Whether you are waiting to embark on an exciting life journey, jet set across the globe to study abroad or envelope a loved one into your open arms… Let’s face it: airports can be pretty tedious places. There’s a lot of hurry up and wait, last minute scrambles and delayed flights (usually at the eleventh hour). And as much as […]

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Guests’ Corner: WEARENICO

As part of the next instalment in my international version of Guests’ Corner (previously a local South African travel interview section on Tamlyn Amber Wanderlust), I chatted to Nicola Armstrong, travel blogger at WEARENICO. In 2016, Nicola – a graphic designer who hails from the UK – quit her day job to travel full-time through South America… Spurned on by […]

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Guests’ Corner: Bucket List Journey

As part of the next instalment in my international version of Guests’ Corner (previously a local South African travel interview section on Tamlyn Amber Wanderlust), I chatted to Annette White, travel blogger and restaurateur. Not only is Annette White a travel blogger and creator of the award-winning travel and lifestyle blog, Bucket List Journey, but she is also the author […]