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West Coast National Park Free Entry!

For all of this week (Mon, 12 Sep – Fri 16 Sep) entrance into the West Coast National Park, and all national parks nationwide, is free. Why? Because National Park Week! We made our way to the West Coast National Park today in the hope of spotting the last of spring’s flowers. While there wasn’t… Read more »

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Tastes of 2016 and a Vineyard Hotel Sleepover

The Tastes of 2016 festival takes place during Cape Town’s winter months and involves a special wine paired dinner hosted every second Friday at Vineyard Hotel in Newlands. I attended their Delaire Graff edition a couple of weeks ago, and let me just tell you, it was TOTES AMAZE! We were luckier still to spend… Read more »

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10 Things You MUST Do in Mauritius

These 10 things you MUST do in Mauritius are a mix of cool touristy outings, as well as the simplest pleasures we experienced during our two week stay. This isn’t a simple 10-things-to-do list “al la” Trip Advisor. If you’re the type who fancies staying at a resort for a couple of weeks and only… Read more »

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Tapas in the Vineyards at Bramon Wine Estate, Plett

If you’re ever in Plett or planning to go to Plett, Bramon Wine Estate is an absolute must-do! Nibbling on tapas and sipping on the crispest ever Sauvignon Blanc in the midst of their vineyards is an experience I won’t soon forget. Be sure to book in advance though to request a vineyard table. Anything… Read more »

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A Weekend in the West Coast Wine District

  The boyfriend, canine companion, and I spent the majority of the long Easter weekend in the West Coast Wine District of the Western Cape. We stayed at a totes gorg wine farm called Melkboomsdrift, situated 10 -15 minutes outside of Vredendal. Now, if you know Vredendal, you know it’s pretty much a farm worker’s… Read more »