Travel

Love Local at The President Hotel This Summer!

No travel blues got to you? Well, here's some good news to cheer you up! The President Hotel invites locals to enjoy their hospitality by offering a super staycation saver this summer. From only R495 pp per night, until end of March 2021, you get to enjoy all that this gorgeous seaside...

Steenberg Easter Family Staycation

Create lasting memories with a Steenberg Easter Family Staycation. Now is the time! And surely, you deserve it. Break free from the lockdown blues by treating your family to an unforgettable Easter staycation in the safe, secure environment of Steenberg Hotel & Spa in the heart of the verdant Constantia Wine...

Urban Retreat Special Resident Offer at One&Only

It's nice to see local legends in travel and tourism marketing directly to South Africans and SADC residents. Heaven knows, we all need a breakaway right now.So I was pleased to receive this press release from the One&Only Hotel resort in Cape Town's Waterfront. Their Afternoon Teas are amazing,...

Elgin Winter Festival Has It All

More good news from the Elgin Valley: a winter festival! Elgin Grabouw Tourism sent me the following information: 'There’s something quite magical and authentic about winter in Elgin. The chill brings with it a unique beauty of its own. Crisp mornings start the day with a heavy mist sunken within...

Thrills and Spills: Franschhoek Mystery Weekends

Franschhoek Mystery Weekends – a must for your bucket list! Imagine an all-inclusive winelands getaway, where your whole weekend has been meticulously planned for you, from check in to check out. Every single little detail taken care of, including food and DRINK. And thrills, of course, because that's the main...

Celebrate Father’s Day in Franschhoek!

  Father's Day comes but once a year, but he's there for you 24/7 - so why not spoil the Big Guy in your life with a weekend in Franschhoek? The Valley is looking beautiful this time of the year, it's quieter and more serene than in summer, plus you...

Spier’s Winter Package: Family Farm Fun

Escape to the farm with Spier’s new Winter package - the perfect time and place for a family get-together in the Boland. Winter is Spier’s secret season — a time for slowing down and taking it easy!Hibernate by the fire in your cosy hotel room, lazily watch the oak...

Hotel Verde: The Greenest Hotel in Africa

Where would you expect to find the greenest hotel in Africa? Airport Industria, Cape Town, seems the most unlikely place, but yep, there it is. More than a hotel, Hotel Verde is a haven, and what most hotels aspire to when they grow up. I was invited on a media...

Elgin Cool Wine and Country Food Festival

  It’s Almost Time for Elgin Cool Wine and Country Food Festival! Elgin Cool Wine and Country Food Festival is back and better than ever before on 27 & 28 April 2019. A mere 75 minute's drive from Cape Town, Elgin Valley offers city-dwellers and visitors to the Mother City, the...

Happy News from Bartholomeus Klip – Another Smoke & Fire Pop Up, Plus More!

If there's one thing guaranteed to lift my spirits, it's a newsletter from Bartholomeus Klip hopping into my inbox. Always something good happening at that gorgeous Swartland guest farm, and man, do they know how to throw a party... Read more about the previous Smoke and Fire Pop-Up Garden BBQ...