Fun in the Sun: A Picture Perfect Cape Town Road Trip

Man practices yoga at water's edge on Kalk Bay

It was the crack of dawn on a Saturday and we were parked along Boyes Drive, a windy mountain road overlooking the ocean. As the sun rose, the water turned from black to dark blue until streaks of silver appeared where the morning light touched the waves. In the distance, the mountains of Kogelberg Nature […]

Staying in Cape Town? Don’t Miss Eagles’ Nest Winery

Eagles' Nest Winery

Twenty minutes drive from Cape Town, high up in the hills of the Constantia Mountain Range sits Eagles’ Nest Winery, an award-winning boutique vineyard that has become a treasured respite for locals and travelers alike. I heard about the vineyard through a fellow travel writer and South African native, Linda Markovina of Moving Sushi. In […]

AtholPlace Hotel & Villa: A Luxury Respite in Johannesburg

AtholPlace Hotel & Villa-748902

I love luxury. I guess that’s not unusual. Who doesn‘t love luxury? But I don’t need luxury. If I made luxury a deciding factor in my choice of destinations, I wouldn’t have traveled to some of the remote yet remarkable places I’ve had the pleasure of exploring over the years.  Every now and then, however, […]