Stylish Safe Stay: Boschendal Estate

Escape to where you’ll be more than a pandemic survivor.
Boschendal Estate is a practical and stunning travel destination – with luxury Cottagecore that blooms against the backdrop of magnificent wineland vistas.
Find out about this farm and the special deals they have for you, now!

Stylish Safe Stay: The Halyard Apartments

Sweet digs, simple treats, and sensational sleep – here’s how the relatively new kid on the Cape hospitality block, The Halyard, has an apartment experience I’ve reviewed as a stylish safe staycation hotel choice, which you could book into now, on AirBnB!

Stylish Safe Stay: Hôtel du Parc

Find out whether Hôtel du Parc is worth booking into for your next Staycation, as I review another Cape hotel for my Stylish Safe Stay travel series.

Here’s your local travel insider’s look on this boutique hotels quality of sleep, style, safety, and more…

Stylish Safe Stay: Old Foundry Hotel

The hotels under Ideas Cartel can sometimes come off as contrived, but they’re also fun and not at all off-putting.
The Old Foundry finished my trilogy of this hospitality brand, and this is everything you need to know about the experience, foodie favourites, travel perks, value for money, and style…

Stylish Safe Stay: The Onyx Hotel

As the winter season enters the Cape, I look at the perks of a Winter Staycation in the heart of the Mother City – from signature cocktails, to tours into the Winelands.

This is another Stylish Safe Stay to try…

Wanderlust: Plush Hotel Beds & Crisp Linens

Reminiscing on the hotel beds I’ve loved before, the wonders of crisp white linens, and ruminating on tourism and local travel culture in the age of the Covid-19 global pandemic.

Catch up on hotels, hospitality, and a little bit of hope – from London to New York, Cape Town, to the South of France…

Wanderlust: The Pools & Waters I’d like to Revisit

Wanderlust, travel nostalgia, and an appreciation for hospitality amenities & facilities, comes together in this piece on pools, hot tubs, beaches, and more, that this Travel Writer would revisit (or try and journey to), from the South of France, to Johannesburg, USA to the Cape…

Culinary Quest: Casa Labia by Ideas Cartel

At this innovation intersection, Casa Labia Cultural Centre serves warm hospitality, culinary delights to remember, views perfect for rest & relaxation, an event calendar for the family, and an aesthetic staycation to remember.

Here’s why you should visit…

Stylish Safe Stay: Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

The Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is all accessible affluence, and a world of flavour fun, travel relaxation, and slivers of familiar comfort.
Catch the luxury hotel deal of the year, and wander with me as I review the hospitality at this esteemed Belmond offering…

Stylish Safe Stay: Steenberg Hotel & Spa

Steenberg Hotel & Spa is one of the most stunning and currently safe stays, you can book right now!

Find out what makes this estate a merit to Cape hospitality, plus get your discount booking code for a stay…

Stylish Safe Stay: Cartel House Hotel

Cartel life is an exploration of colour, commerce, and connection.
Here’s what a unique 2-day Staycation designed by Ideas Cartel looks like – a new age of hospitality.

Stylish Safe Stay: Victoria & Alfred Hotel

This time, my staycation moments are being made at the Victoria & Alfred Hotel.
Find out if this 4-star Newmark Collection hotel checks all the boxes for hygiene protocols, and just what hospitality elements make up its enjoyable easy luxury, now!

Stylish Safe Stay: Century City Hotel

Buckle up for my Stylish SAFE Stay series start, because building consumer confidence is the purpose of smacking readers, visitors and employees in the face with hospitality health and safety guidelines – that’s unavoidable!

Coping with Covid-19: Birthday in Isolation

A birthday in isolation, hundreds of miles from family, and minutes from friends I cant see – this cake-less birthday is a particularly momentous one because atleast I’ve survived a pandemic so far, right?!

Coping with Covid-19: Crisp Sheets, Content & Sleep

Here’s the lowdown on my DIY interior design. I brought in atleast one thing that would evoke the spirit of hotel hospitality, enough to trick my wanderlust, into hibernating until Corona Virus has past through.