It will please some of you to know that I finally got my hands dirty. I recently joined the Greenpop team at their Eco-Education Hub in Woodstock to volunteer for a few hours. Deon Kotze, the programme manager facilitated the process by taking me on a tour through the grounds before we started working in the garden. Greenpop is a non-profit organisation that plants trees through urban greening and reforestation projects. They help to spread environmental awareness and run green festivals and workshops across Southern Africa. The main purpose of
Naturally, this media invite to experience a helicopter flight was welcomed with excitement and fear. 2018 was a year of many firsts, and I wanted to end it on a high note (no pun intended). There’s no doubt that the flight with Cape Town Helicopters was one of the highlights of my year and I faced my fear of heights. Hanging out at the East Pier The 30 minute Two Oceans Scenic flight was scheduled for 13h30. We arrived at 13h00 to sign in and complete a short safety presentation.
Nestled in Church Street Stellenbosch, The Diamond Works offers travelers a unique wine tasting tour whilst witnessing the art of diamond cutting and learning about the rich history of diamonds and gold in South Africa. Patrycja from Travel Opulent Box and I recently experienced The South African Select Tour at The Diamond Works branch in Stellenbosch, which forms one of two flagship stores in the Winelands. The other branch is located in Franschhoek. Upon arrival, we received a short orientation around the store. Thereafter the staff members explained the diamond
Are you ready for Black Friday in South Africa? It’s my favourite time of the year, I love shopping especially when there are discounts and savings involved. Before we get into the deals, here are some tips to surviving Black Friday in South Africa. Tips for surviving Black Friday in South Africa Online shopping is your best bet, especially if you don’t enjoy crowded malls. If you are visiting a shopping mall, opt for the small branches/stores instead. Shopping malls will be crazy (we saw the clips circulating last year).
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