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Prior to The Diamond Works experience, my knowledge of diamonds and Tanzanite was limited to Marilyn Monroe quotes and the location of mines in South Africa. Whilst the famous quote may be true, “diamonds are a girl’s best friend”, what else constitutes to these rare gems? Today, I am speaking about my recent visit to The Diamond Works in Cape Town and sharing a few tips when investing in these gems. The Diamond Works Tour A complimentary glass of MCC awaits as you enter The Diamond Works. Aimee Lentz, the

As we entered the grounds of Idiom wine estate, the striking architecture captivated me at once. The architecture is inspired by old world arches combined with a new world modern twist. Idiom wine estate is situated close to Sir Lowry’s Pass. Consequently it is considered to be one of the southern-most vineyards in Stellenbosch, with 180 degree panoramic views of both sea and mountain. Besotted with the location of Idiom wine estate, I instantly fell in love with the garden, architecture and views. The clouds and mist could not distract

There’s a stillness that surrounds Grande Provence, which lies in the valley of Franschhoek. It has the Je Ne Sais Quoi -a distinctive beauty that surrounds the estate. Everything is mesmerizing and bold, from the long entrance into the estate to the art pieces sculpted by Anton Smit. Anton Smit, a renowned South African artist selected Grande Provence as an exclusive venue to display his sculptures. His abstract work uses mostly steel, metal, fiberglass and bronze. These sculptures evoke themes of suffering, reconciliation, glory and sublimation which adds to the

According to the Wall Street Journal, over 200 million voice notes are delivered on WhatsApp every day. I clearly remember the first voice note I sent to a friend last year. After playing it back I thought, is this really what my voice sounds like? The sound of my voice made me uncomfortable and I vowed never to send a voice note again. Well I lied. After sending and receiving a few voice notes I became hooked on the convenience of it and hearing human emotion in my texts. My

Do you ever feel like you need a break from it all? Perhaps you long for a holiday in the countryside where the air is clean, there’s no noise and you are surrounded by scenic views? Contrary to popular belief, Winter is the ideal time to drive out of Cape Town and spoil yourself (and your family) with a well-deserved holiday. Especially, when there are so many special offers to take advantage of. My sister and I visited Blue Gum country estate to immerse ourselves in the land and scenery

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