It’s been 20 years since South Africa’s reform as a united democratic country. Much has been written about the struggles its had to overcome in that time and we learned a great deal about it on our journey.It’s been 20 years since South Africa’s reform as a united democratic country. Much has been written about the struggles its had to overcome in that time and we learned a great deal about it on our journey.
Bo Kaap is colourful neighbourhood formerly known as the Malay Quarter. Its streets are all cobblestoned and feel as romantic as hell, while the brightly hued homes are a treat to photograph.
Even before we left Sydney we had a fairly good knowledge that the dining culture in South Africa is something that, on its own, is worth the 14 hour flight. We can confirm that, yes, you can eat at a five-star eatery for a fraction of the price of what you’d pay for in Australia.
It sounds quite banal to describe Plettenberg Bay as 'one of the Garden Route's most spectactular stretches of coastline'. Which it is, of course.
However, it doesn't quite hit you properly until you've watched the sun rise, in all its violet and orange glory, over the Outeniqua Mountains.
Lessons from two people living large with a whole lot less.
Current location: England's rebellious and enchanting sibling.
A video peek into the cabin that singlehandedly sustains Pinterest.
All your bedroom dreams covered.
Winemaker Peter Windrim knows how to handle the Hunter like a pro.
A short and sweet guide to one of the best long walks in town.
For those that ever worry about becoming stale with age or merely out of touch, an overnight at QT will cure what ails you.
At the rate that Yazbek family are going (Matt owns Toko and Tokonoma, older brother Alan is behind Nomad and little sister Amanda is founder of Crown Street Fish Shop) are going we're all going to have our work and wallets set up to try and keep up with their spread.
Shōbu o ukete tachimasu