• The Wild Mushroom Country House – Stellenbosch

    I have such fond memories of this cute and welcoming country house. It is situated in Stellenbosch so it wasn’t a long drive from Cape Town. We found this deal on Daddy’s Deals and decided to go for this getaway in December 2016. When we first arrived there was a bit of a mishap. The people who work there had booked us only for one night when we specifically booked for 2 nights. It was all sorted out in about 10 minutes though and we got our regular room. I can’t remember much of that room but I know it was pretty but quite basic. Because of their mistake, for…

  • 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…