Driving down avenues of trees, past the finest Thoroughbred horses and through a set of large gates – the magnificent facade of Hartford House Hotel appears. An ivy covered facade that has appeared in numerous publications over the years. A boutique hotel with a fascinating history that should be added to your must stay list.
Having spent a lot of time on the main part of the Midlands Meander (Howick through to Nottingham Road) I was excited to be able to spend some time in Rosetta. I had used the R103 – Rosetta road as a through road to Mooi River on more than one occasion, but this would be
It takes approximately 36 minutes from Mooi River to reach Antbear Eco Lodge, along a pot holed road and then onto about 8kms of dirt road. Even though the lodge is so close to Mooi River, it feels like you are in the middle of nowhere. It is quiet and peaceful with no sounds of cars
There are three parts to the Drakensberg – the Southern Drakensberg, the Central Drakensberg and the Northern Drakensberg. They are vast areas with lots of resorts, B & B’s, activities and beautiful scenery and I have been blessed to stay in all three parts. On a recent trip I was able to experience a bit
Popcorn and coldrinks have always been the go-to items to have at the movies. But what if you are in the mood for something warm to drink and maybe a muffin to pair with it? Well, Equatorial Coffee and Corner Bakery have solved that problem. Ster Kinekor at Gateway Theatre of Shopping have an Equatorial Coffee
There are many places in the Midlands that are synonymous with weddings and the Crystal Barn Country Estate is one of them. I was recently pleased to discover that weddings is not only what they offer. It was a very warm Thursday morning when my husband and I drove up to the Midlands, and a
Wanting to getaway to the KZN Midlands but are not keen on doing much meandering? You want a place that is close to the Midlands Meander, self catering, relaxing, peaceful but is not totally cut off – in other words it has wifi and a TV. Well I have just the place for you –
It is always such a privilege for me to be invited to attend the student graduation at the Jackie Cameron School of Food & Wine. Jackie Cameron puts her all into making sure her students graduate with all the necessary skills required to work as a chef. She also supports and uses local produce made