Guests’ Corner: Joana Öfner, @globetrotting_tiger

As part of the first instalment of my international version of Guests’ Corner – previously a local South African travel interview section on Tamlyn Amber Wanderlust – I chatted to Joana Öfner, a German Insta travel blogger. Joana Öfner is a German Insta blogger at @globetrotting_tiger. Currently, Joana is undergoing her very own personal world trip, roaming around the world as a ‘little […]

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 […]