What’s so special about Sandy Place?

Did someone say UNESCO World Heritage Site? Sandy Place is located in a quaint little village (St Lucia) (where hippos roam the streets!) located right within a UNESCO World Heritage Site (The iSimangaliso Wetland Park) – South Africa’s first ever World Heritage Site! The 1,328,901ha Park (that’s bigger than Ireland!), previously known as the Greater St. Lucia Wetlands Park, is the second largest protected area … Continue reading What’s so special about Sandy Place?


As everyone is starting to get ready for the great holiday migration. Here are some handy travel hacks and tips Keep a packing checklist on your phone Invest in a portable phone charger Make sure you always pack a mini first-aid kit If you forget the wall plug-in for your phone charger, check the back of your chalet TV. There might be a USB port. … Continue reading FESTIVE SEASON TRAVEL TIPS

Manzi’s Gourmet Boerie Rolls

Few things say “South African” quite like a boerewors roll! With the summer season in mind and easy-to-prepare, no-fuss holiday meals a must, we thought we’d share our Gourmet Boerie Roll recipe here, for your enjoyment. (Makes 6) Ingredients – Boerewors, approximately 700 g of your favourite wors 6 fresh hot dog rolls 1 Tbsp feta cheese crumbled For the Carmelised Onions: 3 large onions, … Continue reading Manzi’s Gourmet Boerie Rolls

North Coast Mussels in Lemon Garlic-Butter Sauce

Naturally, when you’re on holiday at the coast, you want to enjoy delicious seafood! You don’t have to splurge on an expensive restaurant dinner to enjoy a delicious mussel pot! Check out this North Coast mussel pot recipe. Ingredients – 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 teaspoons fresh garlic, crushed 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes 1 cup dry white wine 1 cup … Continue reading North Coast Mussels in Lemon Garlic-Butter Sauce