Guests’ Corner: Travel By Maya

As part of the latest instalment in my international version of Guestsโ€™ 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 […]


Delicious Wines I’ve Enjoyed During Lockdown

During lockdown, South African consumers have at times been unable to purchase alcohol. Although the restrictions have since lessened, there are still a lot of rules surrounding when, where and how you are allowed to purchase and consume alcoholic beverages. Fortunately, I only have a glass of wine or cocktail on occasion, when I’m out for dinner, socialising or of […]

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 […]