Breakfast at the African Pride Hotel at Melrose Arch

Breakfast at the African Pride Hotel at Melrose Arch

South Africa /

I was recently invited to a birthday breakfast at the African Pride Hotel at Melrose Arch. We spent the morning in the lap of luxury, devouring delicious and beautifully presented dishes until we couldn’t fit anymore. It’s an ideal location to spoil a loved one or take some time out with good company for a […]

Food Fiesta

Food Fiesta

DRC /

What better than to hear the word ”food” when you’re hungry and you want to try something new and different? Nothing. Alright, I know there are better words than that but not right now with what you’re about to discover. Every country offers a variety of exotic food to try and usually there’s one or […]

Recipe: Mango Lemon Purée

Recipe: Mango Lemon Purée

Gastronomy / Lifestyle /

Serves 2 to 4 people. Preparation time: 7 minutes / Cooking time: 0 minutes What you’ll need 1 ripe mango 1 lemon (juice and zest Direction Zest the lemon and keep aside Peel the mango Dice the flesh and put in a blender with lemon juice. Look out of pips!!! Thoroughly blend the mixture. For […]

#instavisiterlafrique: Top 10 pictures from September 5th-11th 2016

#instavisiterlafrique: Top 10 pictures from September 5th-11th 2016

Inspiration / Lifestyle /

You probably know that Instagram is the social media platform of choice for travellers. To this end, we share your best pictures stamped with our #visiterlafrique hashtag on the daily. Every Monday, our editorial team will be sharing our personal favourite shots.   1. Cameroun w/ @traveltalesgh Our dish of the week hails from Cameroon. […]

Boutiques & Café “ pousse-pousse”

Boutiques & Café “ pousse-pousse”

Senegal /

Senegal is also known as the land of “Teranga”, authentic hospitality, the one country that will welcome you warmly and make you feel at home. In the country you will find two essentials at every corner: the Boutiques and the Café “pousse-pousse”.   The Boutique is our ShopRite, Walmart, Woolworths Food or Carrefour. It is […]

Days full of Ostriches and Adventure

Days full of Ostriches and Adventure

South Africa /

It doesn’t matter if you hit Route 62 or the Garden Route: Oudtshoorn, the capital of ostrich farming, is worth a visit. There are at least 3 marvellous things to do in and around Oudtshoorn. Combined with a trip up the Swartberg Pass you can stuff your day with adventurous experiences.   Meet the ostriches […]

Recipe: Veal and Mint Stew with Yam

Recipe: Veal and Mint Stew with Yam

All Lifestyle / Gastronomy / Lifestyle /

Serves 6 to 12 people. Preparation time: 25 minutes. Cooking time: 40 minutes   Yam Preparation time: 10 minutes / Cooking time: 10 to 15 minutes   What you’ll need 1 tuber of yam around2 kgs 2 ½ cups of hot water Salt Directions Place a water filled bowl near your work station. On a […]