• Blog,  Travel

    Eco-travel in style

    Nowadays tourists have become more conscious of how they travel. They lean more to eco-friendly trips and, if leaving a greener footprint means giving up on luxury, they seem to be ok with it. In South Africa, we do things a little differently and have found a way to incorporate the two. My recent trip to Makalali proved exactly that. The lodge is situated in a beautiful game reserve just west of the Kruger National Park and is home to the Big Five as well as some of the most spectacular birdlife. Guests can choose between the Main Lodge and…

  • Blog,  Food

    Eggless Banana Bread

    What you are going to need: 2 cups (240g) all purpose flour 1 teaspoon (4g) baking powder ½ teaspoon (3g) baking soda 1 teaspoon (4g) cinnamon powder ½ cup (113g) butter, softened ¼ cup (50g) castor sugar 1+1/2 cup (450g)…

  • Blog,  Travel

    Vilankulo an African Gem

    Only an hour and 40 minutes flight from Johannesburg, Vilankulo is the perfect break from reality. The crystal clear water, warm weather and pristine beaches are just a few of the draw cards to this beautiful area of Mozambique. It…

  • Travel

    Best places to see the Big 5

    Having recently visited the Pilanesberg, I am now serious craving another bush holiday. However, the problem comes in when you want to visit a big 5 game reserve.   As a South African taking 2 days to drive through the…