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Radisson Blu Waterfront Cape Town Collage SA

Imagine saying, “I do” in the warm afternoon sunshine with a blue backdrop of ocean and sky. That’s what I pictured while looking out from the Radisson Blu Waterfront’s pool area at a blue view that seemed to have no end.


Cape Royale Hotel in Green Point, Cape Town on Spa Media Day protea

Whether you’re the bride, bridesmaid or a guest, weddings inspire us to want to look and feel our best. I’m always keen to pick up a few beauty tips for weddings but didn’t imagine that I would be invited to join Cape Town’s top beauty editors and fashion bloggers for a spa day at The Cape Royale Hotel. Um…gulp!


Darling Day Out: Babylonstoren on Photography by Monique Warner

Walking through Babylonstoren’s organic garden, nestled in the Drakenstein Valley between Franschhoek and Paarl, is a darling way to spend an afternoon. It feels like you’re walking through another time, another world…


How to Choose Your Dream Honeymoon

by Monique on May 16, 2013 · 0 comments

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Your best friend may have loved her tropical island honeymoon and your Mr’s best man raved about a recent safari holiday, but will either be perfect for your honeymoon? If you’re struggling to decide on the type of honeymoon you want, take this fun quiz…


The Paternoster Pace {Romantic Getaway}

by Monique on September 13, 2012 · 0 comments

Once a small fishing community just 145 km out of Cape Town, Paternoster is a growing destination for tourists and those who can afford to pack up their city lives and exchange smog for an endless West Coast skyline. In celebration of our first wedding anniversary in March, my Mr and visited the village where humble fisherman’s cottages are interspersed between white painted beach homes and guest houses, facing the sea and saluting the sun.


Romantic Greyton Getaway

by Monique on March 15, 2012 · 2 comments

Escape to Greyton, an enchanting Overberg village just 140 kilometres out of Cape Town. Set at the foot of the Sonderend mountain range, Greyton offers visitors a sense of old world country charm and a number of easy hikes from the Greyton Nature Reserve to breath-taking view points.