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 […]

Guests’ Corner: Samantha Snedorf, Sam Sam But Different

As part of the next instalment in my Guests’ Corner, a new travel interview segment on Tamlyn Amber Wanderlust, I chatted to fellow SA travel blogger, Samantha Snedorf. Born in South Africa during the ’80s, Samantha Snedorf is a true Millennial. Throughout Sam’s life, books have been her constant companion and today, no doubt as a result, she is extremely […]