An Unrivalled Riverside Retreat

Considered to be one of the most scenic self-drive routes in the world, South Africa’s Garden Route, stretching from Mossel Bay in the Western Cape to Storm’s River in the Eastern Cape and extending inland towards the Klein Karoo, is something that should be on everyone’s travel bucket list. As someone who is constantly seeking […]

Conscious Consuming

#whomademyclothes April 24, 2013. A typical day in Bangladesh’s Dhaka District as hundreds of factory workers make their way into the Rana Plaza where they sweat to keep up with the high demand of fast fashion from brands like Nike, H&M, Zara and other familiar names. Hours of unpaid overtime in a job where the […]

A True Taste of India

  Franschhoek attracts thousands of foodies each year who descend into the valley to eat their way through the town that boasts one of the highest concentrations of world-class restaurants in the country. Now, added to this already impressive repertoire, Marigold, Franschhoek’s very first classic Indian-cuisine eatery is taking the culinary capital by storm.   […]

The Master of Tree Art

  “The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity… and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself.”  ― William Blake […]

A Weekend in McGregor

They say that McGregor is the place that time forgot. With a prevailing sleepy atmosphere and quaint houses you probably wouldn’t find in the city, it’s understandable how one can so easily lose track of time in this charming village, a mere 150km’s east of Cape Town. The town is small, intimate and quirky, making […]

You’re Delicious, Durban!

Whenever I think of Durban, the city I spent most of my youth and early-adulthood, I remember glorious sunny days spent gallivanting on the beachfront or hiking in the hills and nights spent wandering the streets, enjoying an array of delicious foods from our local haunts, before and after dancing the night away in sweaty […]