Out and about at Melkbos treasure Cafe Orca

  There is nothing more appealing to me than sitting at the edge of the ocean eating something that recently came from it. This charming little place right on the seemingly endless beach at Melkbosstrand is a treasure not to be missed.  It is a favourite of the...

Escape lockdown deliciously at Constantia Glen

      Is it just me or do other people also feel as if we are emerging—albeit at snail’s pace—from a bizarre period –one where we could not go out? Now we can-- and the feeling is one of liberation, almost exploratory. One place I really missed was the...

The Melck family at Muratie Stellenbosch–local legends

  There are many stories associated with the Muratie estate in Stellenbosch. Not many places can claim a heritage so colourful and which stretches back  hundreds of years. Just driving up the narrow little road that leads to it seems to be taking one back in time...