Congratulations & celebrations

A destination so perfect and with every view inside and outside postcard-pretty, it’s understandable why Langebaan’s Crystal Lagoon Lodge shouts weddings and special occasions....

Food with a view to match

From milking shed to restaurant, De Palm sure has transformed from its humble utilitarian beginnings. These days it’s all about enjoying good food and...

To gladden the heart

To provide sustenance for the hard West Coast life in days gone by, this dish of Lamb Ribs with Porridge and Potatoes was quite...

The awhh factor

Cute as a button and teeny-weeny at 5 to 7 cm including the tail, the indigenous African Pygmy Mouse (Mus minutoides) is a close...

Breaking the barriers of convention

NO RULES, LAWS OR TRADITIONS APPLY UNIVERSALLY – INCLUDING THIS ONE. Since the year dot, mankind has laid down rules and traditions – many of...

Guaranteed to float your boat

Loved by sybarites and puritans alike for its dramatic scenery, Langebaan is peppered with boatloads of fun. The only Hobie Cat Sailing School in South...

To do before you die

Former fashion editor and style guru Isabella Niehaus’s latest venture is an ode to oceanside eating and socialising – the West Coast way. After years...

Defrag here

So much to do, so little time. That pretty much sums up a day spent at Misverstand Dam’s Club Elani, 70 minutes from Blouberg,...

Time to smell the orchids

A day surrounded by flowers must surely count as one of pure happiness. Every year, on the first Saturday from May to November, Duckitt...

Currying favour

Food has a way of soothing us and nothing more so than a hearty potjie. So rope in the crowds for a gathering around...