“Pack your bags, we’re off to Reunion Island next week.”   So came the call on a Tuesday afternoon, lying as I was, on a dirty concrete slab, on the mezzanine level of a parking lot in Joburg, seeking that illusive interesting angle on a Ford Mustang. Needless to say, my day improved drastically […]

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My Saturday Find at Moody Lagoon Restaurant Benguela Cove

  On a recent trip to Cape Town, while spending some time exploring the best of both worlds at Arabella Hotel and Spa, I popped across the Bot River Lagoon for a spot of wine tasting at Benguela Cove Wine Estate. As one does. While exploring the property, as I perchance passed their flagship Moody […]

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Electric Evolution with the BMW i3 on My Lime Boots

evolution /ˌiːvəˈluːʃ(ə)n Defined by the trusty internet as the gradual development of something, evolution is a natural state of affairs. It is happening all around us, all of the time. Right now in fact. And never more so than in the world of motoring. BMW first offered their electrified vehicle range to South Africans, the […]

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Best of Both at Arabella Hotel and Spa on My Lime Boots

  The best of both, a great idea to include a little bit of this and a touch of that; or something along those lines. I recently headed past Gordons Bay and along Clarens Drive, in the company of my travel buddy The Roaming Giraffe as we made our way to the Arabella Hotel and Spa […]

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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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