ORGANIC AT HEART : Food for the Soul (Guilt-Free Cuisine)

  New Year’s resolution 1  – To become more Healthy! So to start the new year off I decided to visit a well known little organic restaurant in the heart of Plumstead (bordering Constantia) called “Organic at Heart.”  They offer a range of healthy, organic meals – from raw food to vegetarian, vegan, gluten and…

Hermanus Part 2: A whale of a time!

Hermanus is world famous for the chances of catching a glimpse of a whale in the cooler months. I had not realized what an absolute buzzing place it is in the summer too. Here’s a run-down of some of the things I got up to during my 2 nights in the town. Village Centre /…

Hermanus Part 1: The Hermanus Guesthouse

I recently discovered Booking.com and I fear that it is going to affect my bank account very negatively…. It is a website that shows you available accommodation and prices of millions of hotels. This excites me as it encourages laziness by eliminating the need to make inquiries via phone or email. You just select the…

The Klein Oliphants Hoek Boutique Hotel, Franschhoek

I love Franschhoek. The small town makes you feel like you’ve stepped into a très chic corner of Paris, France  – not like you just drove 82kms out of Cape Town. That, the sidewalk cafes and the little trinket shops give the place a relaxed ambience – a certain je ne se qua. I have only…

Healing Holidays – Tipi or not Tipi

Just a few km’s outside of Cape Town ( just 13km from Montagu Springs resort to be exact), is a place called “Healing Holidays”. Healing Holidays is a a family owned resort where you can stay in a tipi. Its camping with the luxury of a bed and electricity.  Once we passed the turnoff for…