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Denise Slabbert

Denise Slabbert

    A good life on the rocks
    A good life on the rocks
    Umhlanga Rocks is the landscape of my childhood holidays. The first glimpse of the red-and-white lighthouse transports me to a time of buckets,...
    Champers and choppers
    Champers and choppers
    Special occasions sometimes demand a R15 000-an-hour helicopter ride. Just ask Henry Sisya, the assistant general manager at De Hoek Country House,...
    The Parks Winery: Home brew
    The Parks Winery: Home brew
    Stuart being accountant ­Stuart Campbell, who started up a garagiste winery at his home in Parkmore with Parkhurst-based friend and architect...
    A distracting destination
    A distracting destination
    In a previous life you’d never catch me in a place where bingo hour is on the agenda, never mind the highlight of the day. But that was then....
    'Let them eat cake' holidays
    'Let them eat cake' holidays
    How about the seven-star Burj Al Arab in Dubai where you get to choose from a menu of 13 different types of pillows, or a two-night stopover at the...
    In the name of beauty
    In the name of beauty
    If you think Tibet and the Saxon hotel in Sandhurst, Johannesburg, are as far apart geographically and spiritually as one can get, you probably...
    In need of a quick wellness fix?
    In need of a quick wellness fix?
    So, you haven't yet tried Tibetan sound therapy at the Saxon Hotel? What about a fynbos exfoliation at The Twelve Apostles Hotel in Cape Town, or...
    The brandy route
    The brandy route
    We're a nation that drinks more than 45-million litres of brandy a year -- so it only makes sense for us to have our own brandy routes.
    Nowhere else on Earth
    Nowhere else on Earth
    During the month of April, the streets of Chiang Mai in northern Thailand set the scene for a slippery warfare, where the weapons are plastic guns,...
    Growing The Grace
    Growing The Grace
    The Grace in Rosebank, one of Johannesburg's oldest hotels, is soon to unveil a new conference venue.
    Phantom forest
    Phantom forest
    Being a grown-up doesn't mean you're too old to love the idea of living in a tree house. Knysna's Phantom Forest Eco-Reserve offers the ultimate...
    Top-notch travel reads
    Top-notch travel reads
    1) Road journeys