Author Archive | Melissa Sutherland


Top 5 Cape Winelands Spas for the Ultimate Indulgent Experience

I know I am biased, but I truly believe that the South African winelands are one of the most relaxing and aesthetically pleasing places to visit on the planet. Coupled with a professional spa treatment at a fabulous spas on a beautiful wine estate, one is literally transported to heaven. The spa at Franschhoek’s latest in […]

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Cape Town’s Green Lung. The New-Look Company’s Gardens

When Jan van Riebeek arrived in the Cape in 1652 as an employee of the Dutch East India Company he was tasked with starting a vegetable garden which would provide much needed fresh produce for ships rounding the Cape of Good Hope to get to the East. Over the past three centuries the Company’s Gardens […]

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ardmore ceramic sculpture

Ardmore Ceramics – Collectibles From a Remote Mountain Valley In Africa

Ardmore ceramics are distinctive, unique and colourful – rather like their creators and the country they come from. They embody colour, joy and Africa and celebrate excellence, beauty and creativity. The brainchild of Fée Halstead, who also individually designs many of the pieces, Ardmore was started in 1985. Today, as South Africa celebrates its coming […]

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