Best Chicken Potjiekos Recipe

Platbos Forest

We have finally arrived in Australia (our new home) and thought this was the perfect time to post our favourite chicken potjie recipe as a tribute to South Africa. This recipe was shared with us by an uncle who has won many a potjie competition with this recipe. Potjie – The Afrikaans word for “Little […]

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Hogsback, land of fairies and hobbits

Hogsback, land of the fairies, hobbits, butterflies and pure relaxation, a hidden gem nestled between the Amathole mountains in the Eastern Cape. After a beautiful drive through a dense forest up a winding pass we arrived at Hogsback, a sleepy hollow filled with creatives, hippies and those just trying to escape the hustle and bustle of city […]

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Visting Addo & Tipi Bush Camp

Addo Elephant National Park

On a rainy Thursday morning, we set off from George towards the Eastern Cape, we had planned on heading to the Transkei, but the weather forecast showed that it was raining so we had to change our trip slightly. We had never been to Addo Elephant Park, the weather looked clear and we wanted to […]

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December Roundup: What we did last month

A Blonde and a Beard

We have been very quiet on the blog this December, clearly been having too much fun. December was quite a busy month for us, it was also our first month of being “homeless” although our family and friends have taken great care of us. Here’s what we got up to: Sunset drinks and snacks on […]

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A night in Matjiesfontein

Matjiesfontein

A couple of years ago when we were on our way to Sutherland we took a drive (a very short one) through Matjiesfontein and ever since then it has been on our Bucket List. Matjiesfontein is a tiny town on the N1, 236km from Cape Town. When you visit Matjiesfontein, you will feel like you […]

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A summers day at Villa Augusta, Riebeek Kasteel

Spur of the moment getaways are the best! We woke up on Monday morning in Cape Town and it was over cast and windy. So we decided to pack our bags and head to Riebeek Kasteel for the night. After a little bit of searching on the internet we came across Villa Augusta, a self […]

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