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Arriving at Merindol Manor in Riebeek Kasteel, I knew I had stumbled upon a charming little town. Riebeek Kasteel is a little town situated 80 km from Cape Town. Known as one of the oldest towns in South Africa, Riebeek Kasteel is surrounded by Kasteelberg mountain, olive groves, and vineyards. The #TravelChatSA team and I headed off to experience Riebeek Kasteel for a day, and boy, did we have fun! Breakfast at Merindol Manor The drive from Cape Town to Riebeek Kasteel took approximately one hour. We had two stops

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

Hello, lovelies! I’m counting down the days to my birthday next week and thought I’d share pictures from my party last year. A Pink Themed Birthday Party Everything from my dress, flower crown, and birthday cake was pink. Unfortunately, I was too busy on the day and did not have time to take lots of pictures. Literally, 1 minute before everyone sat down, I ran around the table and snapped a few shots. The Vision I had envisioned a table with different shades of pink and wanted to serve my guests

Don’t you hate it when an Uber driver gets lost? Well, that’s exactly what happened on route to the Bistro at Klein Constantia. We ended up on the wrong side of the farm. Fortunately, the views on the farm were absolutely breathtaking, so I didn’t mind being lost. But I needed to make my way to the media event at the Bistro. We managed to find a few staff in the surrounding area who directed us to the newly opened Bistro. And boy, was I happy when I arrived. Nestled

I recently attended a media trip at Zandvliet wine estate, a charming little gem, on the outside of Ashton. A mere 2-hour drive from Cape Town, Zandvliet wine estate is known as one of South Africa’s first Shiraz producers or the “home of Shiraz.” And understandably so, the Shiraz is pure luxury in a glass! Apart from the award-winning Shiraz, Zandvliet wine estate offers visitors various activities from wine blending sessions, underground cellar tours with art, Clemengold and wine pairing. Upon arrival, we were treated to a glass of Clemengold

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