Action-packed long weekend for Durban

If you aren't sure of what to do or see in Durbs this long weekend, well, there is a helluva line up awaiting you. Drink...

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Durban is king of the African sandcastles

  On the sweltering, but beautiful Saturday morning of 15 March, over 800 people trudged barefoot, a little sweaty and a lot enthusiastic, through North...

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Abingdon Wine Estate

My only experience of wine supposedly originating from KZN was tasting some red plonk a few years ago that was associated with our local rugby...

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Ponta d’Oro, Mozambique

While Europeans have each other's nations to hop over the border to for a vacation, us South Africans can be sometimes caught lamenting our lack...

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27 11 2013| Events, Events - General
My Chef Christmas Menu tasting

Last week I was fortunate enough to be invited to the the launch of the My Chef Christmas menu. They hosted the evening inside their...

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How to taste coffee like a pro

Colombo Coffee on Gale Street recently hosted a coffee "cupping" experience. Cupping, which sounds like an awkward internet meme, is actually the universal standard by...

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Hartford House – The food

Last week I posted about about the amazing place that is Hartford. Today is about the food. After an impatient drive up from Durban, we...

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29 07 2013| Places, Travel - Featured, Travel - General
Hartford House – the setting

Last weekend, the long suffering significant other and I had the opportunity to visit and stay overnight at what I can only describe as one...

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Shongweni farmer’s market

This past weekend I got up at an outrageously early hour (7am..) and hauled sleepy butt up to the Shongweni Farmer's market to see what...

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