Cape Peninsula road trip

“I never get tired of this view. I must live in one of the most beautiful cities in the world.” The Capetonian woman beside me was returning home after a few months visiting family in Canada. And as I looked down at the crop of mountains giving way to the deep blue ocean beneath the plane, I agreed. … Read more

Victoria and Steve at Makanyi Safari Lodge, South Africa

Special Stays: Makanyi Safari Lodge, South Africa

Tales from our visit to Makanyi Safari Lodge, Timbavati, Kruger Park, South Africa Wrapped in fleece blankets with a hot water bottle on my lap and the crisp air of the African bush gently waking my senses, I smiled at Steve – this was the honeymoon we’d dreamed of. Going on safari topped our list … Read more

A guide to honeymoons in South Africa and Mauritius

The Ultimate Mauritius and South Africa Honeymoon Guide

Our honeymoon in South Africa and Mauritius was all about indulgence and stylish luxury with a dose of adventure and culture. We’ve written about how we choose the destinations, and now it’s time to share the details of our Mauritius and South Africa honeymoon itinerary. The honeymoon was all we’d hoped for. “I can’t believe … Read more

Honeymoon hotel in Cape Winelands

Special Stays: Babylonstoren, Cape Winelands, South Africa

I dreamt of Babylonstoren before I got there and I’ve been dreaming of it since I got back. It’s the kind of place that makes you want to pack up your life and move to the countryside, buy some chickens and grow all your own food. Everything at this special places to say in the … Read more