Toomuchloveliness: Weekend in Paternoster

Toomuchloveliness Guide to a Weekend in Paternoster

With busy work schedules and city stress we love nothing more than packing up the car and heading up the West Coast for a weekend away. This year we have discovered Paternoster for the first time during Winter and headed back again this Spring! We so loved spending time in this beautiful town that I…

Toomuchloveliness: Franschhoek Boutique Hotel

Tips on How to Spend a Weekend in Franschhoek!

Franschhoek is a little cultural hot spot about an hour out of Cape Town. We recently visited for a weekend escape and ticked off a few of our Franschhoek bucket list items! If you’re looking for exciting ideas of what to do in Franschhoek I have you covered. We’re talking beer, fine wine, delicious food…

Toomuchloveliness: De Linden in Paternoster

A Winter Weekend in Paternoster with De Linden

Paternoster means “Our Father” and is said to refer to the prayers of Portuguese sailors visiting our shores. Paternoster is about 145 kilometres from Cape Town and is one of the oldest villages on the West Coast. And it was recently our first time visiting this beautiful little village! We are big fans of weekends…

Jack Black Brewery Taproom, Burger, slaw

Taproom Dining at Jack Black Brewery

The Taproom at Jack Black Brewery is not too far from where we live. They host some amazing events such as a Food Truck Friday and Quiz Nights. They also have a seriously delicious menu with really affordable pricing. A couple of public holidays ago we popped down to The Taproom for a casual lunch…

Toomuchloveliness: Hoghouse at Spier

Hoghouse at Spier for Partying and Feasting

I am a huge fan of The Hog House in Ndebeni and as such was delighted to find out about The Hoghouse at Spier. If you have been following my blog – you will know of my huge love of Stellenbosch. I was recently called the unofficial Miss Stellenbosch and to be honest, I’m thrilled!…

Spice Route for a Full Day Adventure

I spend a lot of time in the winelands drinking wine. I mean, it’s in the name right? But sometimes you need to compromise. And sometimes the boys want beer. And Spice Route is a fantastic compromise! They have a wonderful beer tasting, a great casual burger restaurant and there is even wine tasting too!…

Hog House: The House of Smoked Meats

This post is based on two very fantastic experiences at Hoghouse in Ndebeni (next to Pinelands). The first one was my birthday party where they happily hosted about 25 of us upstairs. And the second one was a more intimate dinner of four with beer tasting and shared plates. I actually live in Pinelands and…

An Affair with Dalliance

Dalliance is a fantastic trendy new spot that has opened up in the Waterfront over the festive season. I have actually been twice already since its opening not that long ago. My first visit was a big boozy lunch with a good friend and my second visit was a healthy mid shopping lunch with my…

#SeeStellenboschValley and Where to Taste Along the Way

If you’ve been following along with my recent winelands adventures you will know all about our #DiscoverHelderberg trip! We did some amazing wine tastings, great food and wine pairings at Longridge, a five star lunch at Waterkloof and a gorgeous dinner and sleepover at 96 Winery Road! I thought all of this was too good…

ALL THE FOOD: Berlin Edition

I truly feel like we ate the entire Berlin. I feel like months later they are still replenishing their food stocks from our last visit! We ate such amazing and wonderful food in Berlin that seriously delighted my inner foodie! Berlin is a foodie paradise! For the rest of the amazing things we got up…

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