Luxury travel

What I’ll be doing for a week solo in Paris

To be perfectly honest, what I’m likely going to be doing for my solo trip to Paris is wandering the streets, covered in croissant crumbs, openly weeping at the beauty around me, staring…

Snorkeling in the Blue Lagoon

When I booked this snorkeling adventure, it was weeks before we’d left for Zanzibar – and, predominantly for Luke, as he’d always been so much more comfortable in the water than I…

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…

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…