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Upcoming Ficksburg Cherry Festival 17-19th October









Eat, Drink and be Cherry at the 45th Annual Ficksburg Cherry Festival.

‘The Free State gladdens my heart, no matter what my mood! When I am here, I feel that nothing can shut me in, that my thoughts can roam as far as the horizons ‘– Nelson Mandela Read more

Review on Clouds Estate – Helshoogte Pass – Stellenbosch

With our careers taking us on journeys far and wide, we have been blessed to have stayed at no less than 10 – 15 different establishments in the wine-lands, in the last three years and not one of them has been horrid or a place I would not return. There are however one or two that I love to return to whenever I need a home from home without having to think, plan or wander if it will be nice. Clouds Estate is my personal favorite and a haven that we can’t wait to return to, whenever a styling assignment, or visit to my daughter, who is studying in Stellenbosch, offers us the opportunity. Read more

How I review a Restaurant or Hotel.

We eat out at least twice a week and although I have dined at just about every restaurant in Durban – at least twice, I am always loath to write a review for the following reasons. Read more

Overview of Stellenbosch Restaurants.

Here is a summary of our favorite restaurants in the historical town of Stellenbosch.

Stellenbosch Restaurant guide with contact numbers. Read more

Accommodation review for Coopmanhuijs Boutique Hotel and Spa – (Stellenbosch- Western Cape)

This year my Mother’s Day treat was a short whirlwind trip to visit my eldest daughter in the quaint historical town of Stellenbosch. One of the most beautiful towns in the world I rate, and one all international visitors should make a turn to when visiting our fairest Cape.  Read more