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Act of Love
05 February 2024
Poets, playwrites, musicians and bards have since ‘forever’ struggled to define or express the most powerful emotion we share with each other, animals and nature.
Love, romance, and a blissful hotel getaway
24 January 2024
Every love story needs an occasional romantic twist. Unfortunately, in 22 years of blissful togetherness, my husband’s best attempt was a green pop-up beach chair.
Leafy luxury at the newly revamped Cellars-Hohenort
09 November 2023
From the grand old lady to the graceful green goddess, the Cellars-Hohenort Hotel and Spa has been transformed by the new design of her elegant restaurant and public spaces.
Bursting into bloom
07 September 2023
Gorgeous and green, spring in the Mother City is a treat for the senses. Cape Town has a unique, almost effervescent vibrancy as the weather warms.
Family Friendly Activities in Plettenberg Bay
07 September 2023
Our kids count the minutes until their next holiday to Plettenberg Bay. The long days, warm weather and comparatively few tourists mean that spring is a secret season on the Garden Route.
Luxury Whale Watching Getaways in Plettenberg Bay
10 July 2023
Every year between June and December, hundreds of Southern Right Whales return to the pristine waters of the southernmost tip of Africa. Their arrival represents a unique opportunity to observe these jaw-dropping creatures in the wild.
From slippers to soaps, and socks to sweaters, Dads are easy to please.
14 June 2023
Father’s Day has been celebrated in several countries worldwide for over a century and has since become an ubiquitous tradition. And although this day is celebrated in many ways by many different cultures and in many forms, South Africans have their own particular version of patriotic paternalism.
Garden Route Getaways for Fantastic Fathers
07 June 2023
Twain hit the nail right on the head with this accurate description of the irony of fatherhood. A good father is simultaneously the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet utterly valuable asset in our society.
Moments of Magic with Mom
04 May 2023
Mother’s Day is celebrated on the 14th of May and offers an opportunity to honour maternal bonds and cherish our remarkable mothers. French literary artist, Honoré de Balzac, famously said, “A mother’s happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future, but reflecting also on the past, in the guise of fond memories.”
Digging Deeper into Mother’s Day
02 May 2023
Mother’s Day can be seen as an expedition back in time. An archeological and archetypal celebration of our one common ancestor known as ‘Mitochondrial Eve, she is everyone’s mother. So, humanity indeed has collective gratitude for her. Dads, husbands, and children have a perfect opportunity here to show Mom just how much they love and appreciate her.