Guests’ Corner: Travel By Maya

As part of the latest instalment in my international version of Guests’ Corner (which I am so happy to resume), I chatted to travel blogger, Maya of Travel By Maya. Maya is a 20-something travel addict, blogger and planner, whose greatest passion is travelling – and sharing her wonderful, budget-friendly travels with others. Through her blog, Travel By Maya, and […]

Guest Interview: Coba Sophia Uys – Coba Photography

For my new guest series – which focuses on wedding industry professionals and service providers – I chatted to talented, Cape Town-based wedding photographer, Coba Sophia Uys of Coba Photography. Coba Sophia Uys is the hugely talented, Cape Town-based wedding photographer behind Coba Photography. She hails from Lambert’s Bay, West Coast and is the youngest of four sisters. Professionalism, talent […]


Best Travel Memories in South Africa’s More Remote, Beautiful Places

A warthog gatecrashing a camping breakfast; breathtaking stargazing in South Africa’s coldest town; discovering otherworldly rock formations; and losing yourself in a sea of green forest… these are just some of my best travel memories in South Africa and its more remote, yet fiercely beautiful places. My Best Travel Memories in South Africa In a time when we cannot travel […]


How Wine Farms Have Responded During SA’s COVID-19 Lockdown and Restrictions

Although South Africa’s wine farms have been unable to operate or deliver wines during the nation’s lockdown, they have found ways to offer support and upliftment to the people and communities around them. In true South African spirit, their generosity and kindness has been a joy to see. Since the national lockdown was first implemented on midnight of 26 March […]


Bloggers: Where We Want to Travel One Day After the COVID-19 Pandemic

Lately, with the threat and spread of COVID-19, many of us have seen our ‘everyday world’ become infinitely smaller… Our days are coloured by the sunrises and sunsets we watch from our front doors instead of our windscreens; by the walls and garden fences we are ever surrounded by; by the colleagues, loved ones and friends we virtually greet; and […]