Post Tagged with: "south africa"

/ Jun 26, 2017 12:05 PM

#KnysnaRises on #TravelChatSA 5th July – Join the Conversation in support for Knysna! Win with @KnysnaWayside.

#155: #TravelChatSA 5th July 2017 | Topic: #KnysnaRises   Q1 What is your favorite tourist activity in Knysna and why? Share a Picture via @allaboutknysna #TravelChatSA #KnysnaRises (19h00) Q2 Share your hidden gems in the Knysna area with a picture via @KnysnaTourism #TravelChatSA #KnysnaRises (19h15) Q3 Tell us about your top Knysna adventure activity and show a picture via @exploreknysna #TravelChatSA #KnysnaRises (19h30) Q4 What is your favorite Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival event and why? via @knysnatravel #TravelChatSA #KnysnaRises (19h45) BONUS Q5: What is your best Oyster Festival memory? Share a picture via @oysterfestival #TravelChatSA #KnysnaRises (19h55)   Host: @TravelChatSA, @travelopulent, @DoroLef, [&hellip

/ Jun 20, 2017 6:23 PM

Eikendal Vineyards 2017 Winter Pizza & Wine Pairing Experience

Winter has finally come and Eikendal Vineyards’ popular and unique Pizza & Wine Pairing is ready to delight food and wine lovers. What better way to battle against the cold Cape winter than to enjoy three thin-crust mini pizzas prepared by resident restaurant Cucina di Giovanni and paired with three of Eikendal’s finest red wines. The elegant Reserve Merlot 2015 with its peppery and blackberry notes, pairs beautifully with the Mac Mac: a combination of chorizo, olives, feta and avocado. The spicy Mexicana bolognaise, green pepper and chili pizza enhances the full, plump berry nuances of the beguiling Charisma 2015 [&hellip

/ Jun 18, 2017 10:27 AM

TWITTER & INSTAGRAM Giveaway – TAG, SHARE & WIN with @ErinvaleHotel

  Extra Entries to WIN: Follow Erinvale on Twitter and Instagram. Follow Travel Opulent Box on Twitter and Instagram   T&C: You can enter as many times you want tagging #TravelChatSA on Instagram or Twitter. Entries open until end of July 2017. Winner will be announced 3rd August. Prize (one night stay at Erinvale B&B) is valid 6 months excluding public and school holidays. Breakfast is Included.  

/ Jun 16, 2017 6:31 PM

#TravelChatSA is Back! Road Less Traveled, South Africa – Join us Wednesday, 21st June

#154: #TravelChatSA 21st June 2017 | Topic: Road Less Traveled SA   Q1 Please describe your dream of “road less traveled.” via @DoroLef #TravelChatSA (19h00) Q2 What is your favorite road less traveled in SA . Share a picture via @overberginfo #TravelChatSA (19h15) Q3  Tell us about a busy travel destination in South Africa that feels untouched still via @DoroLef #TravelChatSA (19h30) Q4 What makes these “roads less traveled” special, tell us about activities, interested places one can enjoy via @blogauthentic #TravelChatSA (19h45) BONUS Q5: Share a picture of yourself on the Road Less Traveled in South Africa #TravelChatSA (19h55)   [&hellip

/ Jun 6, 2017 6:04 PM

Lily’s, the latest Eatery to Grace Cape Town’s Golden Mile | South Africa

Local hospitality group The Kove Collection is known for its string of successful restaurants, bars and hotels strategically located in destinations popular with the city’s coolest. Clifton has Bungalow; the V&A Waterfront has Dalliance; Constantia has Blanko; Camps Bay boasts Paranga, The Marly and La Belle; and now – in addition to Pepenero – Mouille Point is home to Lily’s: An all-day eatery that serves up contemporary comfort food in a relaxed seaside setting that’s as friendly as it is fashion-forward. Locals and their canine companions are very welcome in to this new neighbourhood ‘happy place’ for coffee, breakfasts and lunches, and come cocktail hour, the after-work drinks crowd settles in for sundowners and [&hellip

/ Jun 6, 2017 10:11 AM

Sharing Sundays at Gabriëlskloof go Oo-la-la!

‘Pie-oneering’ bakes take centre stage on new winter menu When the celebrated restaurant at Gabriëlskloof Estate, situated outside Bot River, launched its winter Sharing Sundays last year, it unleashed a sensation. This year in addition to exciting changes, the darling menu format of gastronomes-in-the-know returns, now in a truly French tradition. Sharing Sundays is about shareable cuisine in the nostalgic tone of a traditional family feast. Embracing his inner Francophile this season, Chef Frans Groenewald has “gone French”, and specifically: French Farmstyle. Think cooking that is wholesome and bounteous; rich and saucy; flavourful and colourful; opulent and infinitely gratifying – [&hellip

/ May 31, 2017 8:19 PM

Haute Cabrière Restaurant gets ready for winter with a classic steak special, Feast on Sundays and Pop-up dinners in Gauteng, Durban and Pretoria.

Winter in the winelands is an exciting time, vines recover and prepare themselves for spring,  wood burns in cozy spaces, and menus get a hearty and comfort feel, to make venturing out in Franschhoek a warming occasion. Chefs Nic van Wyk and Westley Muller look to nostalgia for this winter’s menu, with comfort flavours and classic French technique, with an unmistakable South African flare.  ‘When the rain settles in, our palates change. As we look for wooly coats and add blankets to the couch, we also start to crave sustenance rooted in comfort and dishes to warm from within,’ comments [&hellip

/ May 25, 2017 10:54 AM

Breaking News: La Petite Colombe set to open in Franschhoek | South Africa

Franschhoek – the world renowned and picturesque food and wine capital of South Africa, is abuzz with the imminent opening of the iconic La Colombe’s new La Petite Colombe, which is replacing The Tasting Room at Le Quartier Français – an exciting new partnership with the owners of the stylish and luxurious Leeu Collection. Proprietor chefs and business partners, Scot Kirton (Eat Out Chef of the Year 2015) and Head Chef, James Gaag, will be directing a highly talented and select team, to honour the heritage of this fine venue, and marry it with the La Colombe magic. The Franschhoek [&hellip

/ May 23, 2017 7:21 AM

Some Temptations One Should Never Resist – De Hoek Appreciates This Truth… | Guest Blog by @r_kambule

This was my second visit following the most delightful 5 course dinner I had at The Conservatory Restaurant last October – see my blog “A Long Celebration of Life @De Hoek” www.rempo.joburg I got to stay in the night and confirmed why I fell in love with this elegant country hotel tucked in Magaliesberg on my first visit. I’m still enchanted by the dreamy driveway leading to the hotel parking, then the dramatic staircase towards the reception area. A river runs through the property… called Magalies River with a charming driveway that I mistook for a guest walk-way the last [&hellip

/ May 20, 2017 5:09 PM

Welcome to Cape Town, a Vegan Friendly City | Guest Blog by The Vegan Rainbow @traveltonia

Vegan travel in a meat loving country like South Africa? Yes, you heard right. Even in South Africa, where a ‘braai’ (BBQ) is a favorite tradition, a plant-based lifestyle is becoming more and more popular amongst people. Cape Town already boosts 4 vegan/vegetarian restaurants in the CBD area with more still to open for sure. Quite surprisingly you’ll easily find vegan options in most restaurants. If you have booked self-catering accommodation, don’t panic either. You’ll find vegan products in most supermarkets and the Wellness Warehouse brand definitely has got you covered. The Wellness Warehouse on Kloof Street (city center) for [&hellip