A night under the Karoo stars on My Lime Boots

  “Come to Samara Ryan, the wildlife experience is something else.” “The Manor House will blow you away” they continued. These and many more messages kept coming through until I thought it may just be written in the stars that I should make my way to the Great Karoo and take in all that I […]

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My Bush Education in Hoedspruit on My Lime Boots

  So I’ve been on somewhat of a mission to up my bush experience over the last two years or so. I’ve taken every opportunity to explore, with a view to better understand exactly what it is about the bush, that has so many of my fellow country-persons hooked. The search continues.   Needless to […]

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My Saturday Find Sleepers Railway Restaurant Hoedspruit on My Lime Boots

  Exploring the other side of my Joburg border this week as My Saturday Find takes me to the small bushveld town of Hoedspruit. Just over 5 hours (450 km) from Joburg is a little piece of paradise where life carries on at its own pace. It’s a great space to take a few days […]

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In The Style of White at Fancourt on My Lime Boots

  I’ve never been to Fancourt, located in the heart of the Garden Route in the picture-perfect town of George. That is, until late last year when I received an invite to take in one of the Top 10 Golf Resorts according to CNN Go, located on an immaculately manicured landscape spanning 613 hectares at […]

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My Saturday Find Urbanologi and Mad Giant on My Lime Boots

  My Saturday Find, belated as it may be, takes me to an old favourite I discovered back in 2017 in Newtown, Joburg. Not sure about the My Saturday Find thinking, check out my first post in the series here.   An avant-garde restaurant, located inside a craft beer brewery in the heart of old Joburg […]

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The Richmond Studio Cafe on My Saturday Find on My Lime Boots

  Driving through the Joburg suburb of Auckland Park I am immediately transported back to my university days, having studied down the road at the Rand Afrikaans University (now University of Joburg). I see a space that is in the process of change, for the better. New developments are taking place, the slightly grimy feel […]

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My Saturday Find Voodoo Lily Cafe Birdhaven on My Lime Boots

  Birdhaven, a small, lush, leafy suburb located in the heart of the northern suburbs of Joburg, plays home to this weeks My Saturday Find. Voodoo Lily Café is a spot I have frequented several times over the last few years, mainly to take in the “escape from the city” vibe I so enjoy while […]

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My Saturday Find Kitcheners Bar Braamfontein on My Lime Boots

  In a week flavoured by intense emotions and intermittent bouts of serious self-reflection following the loss of my dear friend Meruschka Govender aka Mzansi Girl, I decided not to break my weekly search for interesting spots to satisfy my weekend wanderlust. Nope. I think that is what Mush would have done.   So in […]

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My Saturday Find Habesha Ethiopian Cuisine Maboneng on My Lime Boots

  So, as I continue with my goal of trying something interesting each Saturday, this week I’m in the mood for a lunch spot. Not just any spot, something interesting – an experience is what I’m looking for. My Saturday Find continues. See my first post in this series for more on this concept and my thinking. […]

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My Saturday Find Doppio Zero Bassonia on My Lime Boots

  So picture this. You’ve just woken up, it’s a Saturday morning. You know this because you emerged from a state of joyous slumber, without being serenaded by a screaming alarm clock. That, and yesterday was Friday.   But I digress.   No fixed plans are in place for the weekend – which is literally your […]

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