Simola Spa Knysna – simply superb!

Simola Spa Knysna – simply superb!

We all know that Knysna is jaw-droppingly gorgeous. But driving up to Simola Spa which is based at the Simola Golf and Country Estate is just an astounding experience. Approaching from either George or Knysna town side, turn into Old Cape Road (Ou Kaapse Weg). The...
AMADWALA LODGE – THE PLACE OF ROCK

AMADWALA LODGE – THE PLACE OF ROCK

The beautiful West Rand never ceases to amaze me. Case in point: Did you have any idea this ultra-gorgeous rock and boulder formation is right in the middle of Ruimsig? Hidden behind Fanels, slightly off Peter Road, Amadwala Lodge surprised me to no end. Having been a...
BILLOWING CURTAINS AND BUBBLY AT VALLEY LODGE SPA.

BILLOWING CURTAINS AND BUBBLY AT VALLEY LODGE SPA.

As one samples with the eyes first, long before a therapists has even laid a gentle hand on you, the effect of the large glass panels, straight lines and clever use of large prints and bold patterns set the tone for what is to come. Valley Lodge is a prime example of...
SONO PAZZO DI TE, AVIANTO

SONO PAZZO DI TE, AVIANTO

I am reading an online ‘Top 10 beautiful Tuscan villages’ of Conde Nast and want to give the journalist a slap on the wrist for sloppy research. Avianto doesn’t appear on the list and that is just a gross injustice in my books. Set in Muldersdrift, on the banks of the...