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 […]

Adrenaline on Tap

Tucked up far away in the rugged hills of the vast Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho is a playground that offers unadulterated adrenaline, on tap, all year round. Rain, shine or snow, AfriSki Mountain Resort is the unexpected high you’ve been looking for.  Situated at 3222m above sea level, high in the heart of the Drakensberg-Maluti […]

The Great Organic Grape

Zero pollution production, fewer chemicals, and less aggressive hangovers. These are just some of the countless benefits of organic viticulture – a sustainable and respectful homage to both grape and terroir and the incredible benefits of letting nature do the work.  The rise of consumer preference for organic produce has been one of the most […]

A Leap of Faith

At 216 meters high, the Bloukrans Bungy, was recognised in 2003 as the world’s highest commercial bungee. We all know what it feels like to be scared: rapid heartbeat, nervous perspiration, hurried breathing, the list goes on… All this is caused by adrenaline, that lovely hormone that, when surging through our bodies, also provides a […]

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 […]

Antony Gibbon’s Treehouse Utopia

“Those who are inspired by a model other than Nature, a mistress above all masters, are labouring in vain.” Leonardo Da Vinci  Since the 20thcentury, biomimicry has become a named, conscious branch of invention and design that looks to the innate technology found in nature for its inspiration. Mimicking form and design found in nature, […]