Africa Lifestyle Travel

    Majeka Magic

    The French have returned. Goodness, do we welcome them! Majeka House is situated on the immediate outskirts of Stellenbosch. It was voted the Best Design Hotel 2017, and is not a typical hotel. Instead of encapsulating you from its surroundings, it invites the greenery, fruits and wines’ of the Stellenbosch regions into proximity. For non-local guests, the hotel places a major emphasis on keeping nature within reaching distance and offers an unadulterated view of the Stellenbosch mountains, for viewing in almost…

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  • Africa Lifestyle

    Diamonds & Champagne

    A day out… Shimansky style. Arriving at the Cape Town Helicopters home-ground, it was clear that this event, was not just an ordinary one. The morning started off with Groot Constantia’s Cap Classique…

  • Africa Babylonstoren Lifestyle Travel

    Eat Babylonstoren

    The Babel Supper – An everlasting blind date After a long day of exploring and harvesting seasonal fruits and vegetables, we worked up a strong appetite. It had been my dream to…

  • Africa Babylonstoren Lifestyle Travel

    Sleep Babylonstoren

    The Babylonstoren Experience  After our Tea Ritual, the morning had flown by and it was time to check-in for our night stay at Babylonstoren. There aren’t allocated reception staff per sé,…

  • Africa Babylonstoren Lifestyle Travel

    Babylonstoren Tea Ritual

    Tea Ritual – Green cabinet   During summer, I wouldn’t dare begin asserting my possessive love over Babylonstoren. My secret, brave the cold autumn mornings, collect freshly dropped eggs, listen to the donkey’s…

  • Budapest


    After I had contracted the Prague virus, we didn’t over exert ourselves in Budapest. We were in for another surprise however. With no prior planning for daily exception in Budapest, Zichy…

  • Austria Europe Travel

    Aqua Dome

    Winter wonderland exemplified. An entire family getaway at an all-inclusive rate. Gym classes, aromatherapy-self-treatments, multiple thermal pools and a generous capacity all ensure Aqua Dome to be family friendly or the perfect…

  • Europe Prague Travel

    Hotel Josef

    24 hours in Prague. That is what was left after Hummy and I attended a Korean party. After heavily delayed trains, we arrived at Hotel Josef at 10pm. It was our choice…

  • Europe Switzerland Travel

    Hotel Florhof

    You’d be surprised if you skipped out on this ‘3’ star hotel. One night was not enough to embrace this diamond in the snow. Originally a home, built in 1763, Florhof…

  • Europe Switzerland Travel

    Atlantis by Giardino

    If you’re looking for relaxation outside of the city, Atlantis by Giardino should be your choice of hotel. We spent 2 nights at the resort and not once did we want…