16
Nov
2017
MARRYING FOOD AND WINE: THE RISE OF SOMMELIER

Sommeliers have emerged as the new rock stars of the African F&B industry: Richard Holmes picks the brains of a few rising stars for their take on wine and the vital place it holds alongside meals at the dinner table.

09
Nov
2017
TACKLING THE MILLENNIAL MARKET: SHARE THE AFRICAN LOVE, THEN SHARE IT ON INSTAGRAM

Richard Holmes spoke to Mariëtte du Toit-Helmbold, a thought leader in destination marketing, about the importance – and impact – of millennial travellers in Africa.

03
Nov
2017
OPENING SKIES: FASTJET ARE THE FIRST TO JUMP ON BOARD MOZAMBIQUE’S NEW AIR POLICY

After years upon years of slow, non-sensical restrictions on air traffic in Africa, Mozambique has become the first to to loosen the reigns on their air policy –
and Fastjet was the first in line to cross over the border: a change which will, with luck, help pave the way towards a brighter, more convenient future for African travel.

Plan taking off from St Helena
25
Oct
2017
TOUCHING DOWN ON VIRGIN SOIL: ONLY SIX HOURS TO ST HELENA

The first plane flying to St Helena, promising to be the next worst-kept-secret in the middle of the Pacific, has officially landed. Richard Holmes reports on the exciting preparation taking place on the island to welcome the tourists waiting in line to take their first steps on the island’s shore.

13
Oct
2017
AFRICA’S UNUSUAL FIVE

Presenting you with five African animals worthy of a mention to pay tribute to the undiscovered natural beauties frolicking around the continent.

TOKARA
06
Oct
2017
ART AND THE VINE: HOW THE CAPE WINELANDS ARE SERVING ART ALONGSIDE OF A GLASS OF RED

Art has linked arms with wine on the manicured estates of the Cape Winelands so that two of the greatest pleasures in life can be enjoyed side-by-side. Take a guided tour of the spellbinding collections to be found amongst the grapes.

20
Sep
2017
A SIP FROM THE SOUTHERN TIP

The rolling hills and grasslands of the Agulhas Plain are new territory when it comes to South African winemaking, but there a handful of talented winemakers are quietly crafting award-winning cool-climate wines.

12
Sep
2017
AFRICA’S FIRST RADISSON RED OPENS FOR BUSINESS

After months of planning, construction and ‘curating’, Radisson RED Cape Town throws open its doors today. We chatted to Irish-born ‘curator’ Dale Simpson about what sets Cape Town’s newest hotel apart.

05
Sep
2017
CASTING FOR TIGERS

Adventurous anglers from across the world are coming to Africa in search of tigers… Tiger fishing, that is, which is centred on the mighty Zambezi River.

30
Aug
2017
HOPS AND HAPPINESS

Lethu Tshabangu has come a long way, from home-brewing in his wife’s pots on the kitchen stove to being the proud owner of Cape Town’s first black-owned craft brewery, Ukhamba Beerworx.