Category: Travel/Reis

The popular 1970s John Denver song “Take me home, country roads” is definitely resonating with many South Africans at present as they ponder their plight under lockdown. How to get rid of cabin fever? It’s as easy as getting into your car and driving to the picturesque towns of Paarl (pictured above …

More off-the-beaten-track wine routes in South Africa

Most visitors to the Cape spend at least one day in the winelands. While most people have heard the likes of Durbanville, Constantia, Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek, there are so many other wine routes that offer hidden gems that only true wine insiders know about. These lesser known routes are …

Pfalz: The must-visit wine region full of surprises

Pfalz is about embracing the juxtaposition of modernity and tradition. I spent my first afternoon in this region strolling through the quaint village of Deidesheim. It is classic Germany – storybook houses, window boxes overflowing with colorful flowers, and a welcoming fountain surrounded by cafes …

Off-the-beaten-track wine routes in South Africa

Most first-time visitors to the Cape spend at least one day in the winelands. While most people have heard the likes of Durbanville, Constantia, Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek, there are so many other wine routes that offer hidden gems that only true wine insiders know about. These lesser known …