Why You Should Give Yoga Another Try

It’s easy to think that yoga is something for other people, as your head throbs while you attempt to rest the weight of thirty, forty, fifty years upon it. I kept hearing people say that, while it originated in India, “yoga is for everyone”. It doesn’t discriminate, but […]

The 10 Rules of Slow Travel, Inspired by Bushmans Kloof

Like a rolling stone The beauty of going slow when on an adventure is the gift of time, seeing more and seeing it more fully. I read somewhere recently that the smallest moments contain the whole universe if we just slow down enough, are present […]

The Artist’s Way in the Cederberg

“The imagination needs moodling, – long, inefficient happy idling, dawdling and puttering. ” ― Brenda Ueland The Cederberg is known as a place for rock climbers and hardy hikers. What with its 71,000 hectares of rugged mountainscape, some 200km north of Cape Town. But rocks […]

A Spa Owner’s Guide To Mindful Travel

Of all the trips I have taken in life, the best ones have been the ones that were the most exhausting. For instance, those four days hustling Landrovers through the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park in search of wild dogs, Kingsley Holgate at the helm. Driving from sun up to […]

Higher Living at The Cellars-Hohenort

There is living and there is living – higher living, you could call it. In the same way that there is country music and then there is Dolly Parton. Tap water and San Pellegrino. Consider the art of tea making for instance…  The higher living way of brewing […]