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Women in Wine: The new heart of the Constantia Valley

Despite being the oldest wine growing region in South Africa, the Constantia Wine Route has, in recent years, really flourished into a wine route that offers a beautiful modern wine experience and…

Beauty Review: XeraCalm from Eau Thermale Avene

For the past month my kids have been trialling the NEW XeraCalm A.D range from Eau Thermale Avene to help soothe and calm their eczema riddled skin. For years they have struggled…

The Importance of Play

Give your children a head start by letting them get on with what they do best – having fun! Experts say that playing fosters learning and early childhood development, helping children acquire…

Expat in SA: Janalyn from the USA

Today I’m excited to continue my Expat in SA series (where I talk to expats in South Africa) with an interview with an American expat who now lives in Cape Town. Janalyn…

Experience the Elgin Winter Festival this weekend

Winter can leave you feeling rather isolated and numb to the world around you… hibernating at home rather than getting out and about and enjoying life. So,  despite the weather, this long…

Women in Wine: The new heart of the Constantia Valley

Despite being the oldest wine growing region in South Africa, the Constantia Wine Route has, in recent years, really flourished into a wine route that offers a beautiful modern wine experience and…

Experience the Elgin Winter Festival this weekend

Winter can leave you feeling rather isolated and numb to the world around you… hibernating at home rather than getting out and about and enjoying life. So,  despite the weather, this long…

Restaurant Review: Viande at Grande Roche Hotel, Paarl

Amazing food is always worth driving for… and this was recently confirmed when I had the pleasure of enjoying lunch at Viande at Grande Roche Hotel in Paarl. This recently revamped space…