I’d rather go fishing

Whether it's the call of the sea or the thrill of the hunt, few sports are as rewarding as deep-sea fishing. Die-hard fishermen now...

A swell coastal space

No question, seaside bucket-and-spade holidays are the best! And surfing aside, there’s an undeniable allure to Elands Bay for a beach stay. Satiate your...

Bang on target

What could possibly be better than a combo of warm hospitality, an uplifting ambience and good food? Bella-Louise Restaurant in Clanwilliam is making its...

Still raring to go

Japie Cloete, the longest-living Melkbosstrand resident, is full of vim and vigour. Having spent 80 of his 83 years in Melkbosstrand, Japie Cloete bore witness...

Singing sweetly

Famously known to be from the Barolo and Barbaresco regions in Piedmont, the terroir-expressive Nebbiolo wine makes for an arresting experience. So big was...

Squishy, fishy bites

A rich source of Omega fatty acids, rollmops have done the rounds for many generations along the West Coast. Today, they’re equally popular as...

“Blue thou art, intensely blue”

Year-round bloom and a compact habit makes the wild aster a peach in all gardens. Bursting into a mass of blue daisies in spring,...

Holiday hazards

Of course pets deserve good summer hols, but beware of the many good-time perils. First up, it may be tempting to give your dog...

A place of quiet pleasures

Dominated by the craggy Krakadouw and Platberg peaks of the Northern Cederberg, the unspoilt Boskloof Valley seems so serene, it could have been photoshopped. Here...

Good vibrations

Wouter van de Venter is the real deal – a true rockabilly cat. With 100-plus Afrikaans folk rock songs under his belt, long will Wouter...