When I first went to South Africa, one of my favourite brunch places was Olympia Cafe and Deli, Kalk Bay. Don’t be deterred by the simple appearance outside. Greeted by a busy cafe and a jolly woman who when asked for the menu, points to the wall where various boards are placed. “There you are”, she said. I liked it instantly. There was a mixed clientele, all at different parts…

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There are places that you just fall in love with the minute that you arrive and, for me, Babylonstoren was one of those places. After a few days of flu and rain, I was fed up with being stuck indoors in Cape Town and needed a change of scenery. Cue being whisked off to Babylonstoren, an amazing organic farm in Paarl, just an hour outside the city. It was raining…

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I love a bit of winter sun and South Africa is one of the best options to get an amazing summer right in the middle of January. Lovely. My boyfriend is from Cape Town, so whilst it may be a bit of an obvious choice for me, it’s definitely not a boring one. South Africa has it all: sun, sea, city and safari! I love it. This trip started with…

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There are few places in this world where you can completely switch off and enjoy the simple things around you. After months (ok, years…) of being digitally connected and constantly attached to something electronic, I put on my hiking boots and headed up a mountain. There’s nothing more satisfying than sitting on a rock at the very top with a 2hour climb behind you. And you can’t tweet from up…

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