• Weekend Away at the Breede River Resort

    In October 2015 we managed to get a Groupon for the cool seaside getaway at the Breede River Resort. It was quite a while ago and yes, Groupon was still active in South Africa then. It’s a shame that they aren’t active here anymore because now there are fewer places to get good deals from! 🙁 This weekend away was in Witsand and we were in such a cosy little studio apartment. The weather was humid but it was quite cold during the evenings. When we arrived we were treated so warmly by our host. I forgot her name but she was lovely. We had a bit of a chuckle…

  • Chocolate and Wine Tasting at Spier Wine Farm

    So this weekend I had my first wine tasting experience! I’m not a big fan of wine and I can’t really tell the difference between the different wines. We just decided, spur of the moment, to Google what time Spier Wine farm closes and we went straight over. We decided on the R65 Chocolate and Wine tasting. The chocolates looked so interesting that I opened all 3 of them. They were dark malted cherry, white cardamon and passion fruit, and white peppered plum. Each of these had to be eaten with 2 different wines. The first with 2 red wines, 2nd with 2 white wines, 3rd with a sparkling white…