Western Cape

August 23, 2016

Stellenbosch Wine Route with a Difference

Take a look in Good Taste Magazine for my spread on the Stellenbosch Wine Route in the Cape Winelands about 1 hour drive outside Cape Town.  The brief was to find […]
December 12, 2014

De Hoop revisited at end of whale season

November: Land-based whale watching has pretty much ended at De Hoop but it’s a lovely time to go and hike, bike, beachwalk and simply chill!…..    
November 1, 2014

De Hoop Nature Reserve – whales galore!

August 2014: I was told there were about 600 Southern Right Whales in the bay at De Hoop Nature Reserve, about 4 hours drive east along the coast from Cape […]
August 7, 2013

Review of Aquila Private Game Reserve nr Cape Town

Only 2-hours drive from Cape Town, once you go through the gates of Aquila you are transported into a wonderful world of their own making – like stepping into a […]
November 13, 2012

Eco Safari Lodges in Africa

What qualifies a safari establishment to call itself eco-friendly? Can it just be one thing or should it be an ethos that runs to all aspects of the facility, including: […]