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A night at Le Quartier Francais in Franschhoek

Recently the stars aligned in the most spectacular fashion, and resulted in us spending an absolute dream of a weekend in Franschhoek. We wined and dined at – objectively – the best…

Getting crafty – making candles at home

Confession time: I’m the least artsy craftsy person you’re likely to meet. As a child, I read and I played piano. That was it. I was never into drawing, making things or…

A review of Chefs Warehouse at Beau Constantia

Having last been to Beau Constantia for a wine tasting visit – well before Chefs Warehouse was around – it was a long-overdue visit in general. Added to the fact that it’s…

Win with Nivea Men this Father’s Day

Whether you’re stumped for a Father’s Day present, or just want to encourage the man in your life to take better care of himself – I’ve partnered with Nivea Men to give…

Brunch at Steenberg’s BistroSixteen82

For tapas, for spa treatments, for fancy meals, for wine -we’ve been fans of Steenberg for years. So, when I noticed the team was still using a photograph I took of their…

An exceptional lunch at Protégé in Franschhoek

Busy? Hungry? Let me get straight to the point: Protégé is our new favourite place to eat in Franschhoek, and can’t recommend it enough. I mean, I’m going to spend the next…

La Petite Colombe – the best restaurant in Franschhoek

If I’ve ever spoken to you about food or eating out, you’d know I’m near-evangelical about La Colombe. We’ve had the privilege of eating there – currently the third best restaurant in…

An afternoon at Leeu Estates

Considering how much we love Franschhoek, we haven’t spent nearly enough time there. And, after our most recent weekend there, I feel like we’ve still barely scratched the surface of this gorgeous…

Discovering Forever New

Ever since the death of Spree – may they rest in peace – I’ve had to venture out when it comes to getting my fill of beautiful dresses. Poetry has always been…