Luxury travel

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…

A night at Tintswalo at Boulders

A few weeks ago we packed our bags for a night with the penguins, as we visited the latest addition to the Tintswalo family: Tintswalo at Boulders. We’d last spent a night…

Signature Lux Hotel Waterfront by Onomo

As much as I love a little island escape, staycations and exploring Cape Town will always be a treat – and, recently, that treat came in the form of a night at…

Staying at Tembo Hotel in Stone Town

Our original plan was a beach resort holiday in Zanzibar. Fly in, 7 nights of cocktails and sun tans, and then fly out. However, I quickly realised that we’d have to dedicate…

The Safari Blue in Fumba

We’ve already established that I’m a planner. So, when we booked our trip to Zanzibar, I was already weeks into researching the very best activities to include in our time on the…

How to plan a week’s holiday in Zanzibar

I’m a planner. I seldom leave anything to chance, and am not the biggest fan of spontaneity. There’s little surprise then, at the fact that I planned our week’s holiday to Zanzibar…

Kimberley and Matjiesfontein with Rovos Rail

Our Rovos Rail journey from Pretoria to Cape Town included two excursions over the three days – first, in Kimberley and second, in Matjiesfontein. You can read about life onboard and the…

The Rovos Rail journey from Pretoria to Cape Town

As much as I tried to lower them, I admit – my expectations for a journey on “the most luxurious train in the world” were unrealistically high. Our Rovos Rail trip was…

Travelling with Future Express & Jaguar

This past weekend we embarked on a rather epic journey of trains, planes and automobiles as we headed up to Gauteng for a once-in-a-lifetime experience with Rovos Rail. However, before we embarked…