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 […]

Best Romantic Destinations in the Western Cape

Whether you are in the young stages of love; rekindling things with an old flame; or have been soulmates through decades, exploring a romantic destination is always good idea. And what better time to do it than during February, so famously hailed as the month of love? What’s more, with Travelstart, you can fly to your destination, ensuring added relaxation and […]


Guests’ Corner: The Sharonicles

As part of the next instalment in Guests’ Corner – a local and international travel interview segment on Tamlyn Amber Wanderlust – I chatted to Sharon, South African blogger and travel writer. South African by birth, international by travel, Sharon is a talented travel writer and blogger at the humourous, insightful travel blog, The Sharonicles. On her blog, Sharon shares […]


Cause | Effect: Home of Experiential Cocktails, Cape Brandy and Creative Cuisine

Since its opening in late 2017 on Kloof Street, Cause | Effect Cocktail Kitchen and Cape Brandy Bar has been making serious waves in Cape Town. It now calls the V&A Waterfront home – and while the scenery has changed, the core values and appeal are the same. With its unique offerings, cocktail creativity and focus on the natural elements […]