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Have you ever driven through the Elgin Valley, only to stop at one of the farm stalls next to the road? Honestly…..BIG MISTAKE! Last weekend we had the chance to dive a little bit deeper into one of our yet undiscovered wine regions. Thanks to Skye from Discover Overberg¬† who gave us and a little group of enthusiastic adventurers the possibility to get a sneak peek into wine making, harvesting   Read More ...

The little Valley of Franschhoek is only a 45 minute drive away from the buzzing city of Cape Town and just the perfect place for a weekend getaway. Take a break, reboot your system, enjoy nature and spoil yourself to the best wines and other delicacies the area has to offer. Close your laptop and leave your office a bit earlier…you wouldn’t work on a Friday afternoon anyway! CHEESE: Stock   Read More ...

A couple of weeks have gone by, since I’ve been asked to review Hi-Tecs Ladies SugarHill Softshell Jacket. All this time the weather has been playing some mean tricks, throwing every possible sort of challenge at me. I therefor can happily say I was able to give this jacket a proper spin in almost every condition. Having spent many years living in Europe my outdoor clothing is mostly of European/North   Read More ...

My home is my castle! So don’t buy a travel-shag!¬† Do yourself a favor,¬† save some money and get a decent tent. A tent that won’t fly away at the slightest breeze, floats away with the first raindrop or a tent with a very inconvenient setup that you need an extra hour to pitch it every day. I bought a Hilleberg Saivo tent some years ago. I had to save   Read More ...

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Before I started to write this post I wrote the review of the Hilleberg Saivo tent to calm down and remember that there are companies out there who know their trade, build things that are extremely well thought out and work like they should. (don’t skip the update at the bottom) Some months ago we bought a LA Sports Pro Tent Series II for the roof of our bakkie (this   Read More ...

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