Lingering at the Old Rectory in Plettenberg Bay: Green Route

When we arrived at the Old Rectory the first thing I did once we’d checked in to our private garden apartment with its own terrace was go looking for the swimmer girl.

Manuela Wall grows a better future with her upcycled planters: Green Route

I catch up with Manuela Wall, the founder of Growbag, a small business in Cape Town that upcycles discarded advertising billboard material into eye-catching and eco-conscious planters.

Eco-Warrior Woman Jess Sjouerman from Warrior Youth talks trash: Green Route

Meet climate activist Jess Sjouerman who shares her passion for living a greener life

I’m totes crazy about reusable shopping bags, big and small: Green Route

So I’m here to remind you about about my obsession with reusable totes. It is real, people

Babylonstoren offers a succulent lunch on route to the Tiny House: Green Route

On the way to Fynbos Estate in the Paardeberg we stopped at Babylonstoren. What a way to spend the day. We had a zero-waste lunch in the Greenhouse, walked among many greenhouses and snapped many photos.

Karoo silence and a green oasis at Numbi Valley Permaculture Farm near De Rust: Green Route

The first time I heard about Numbi Valley Permaculture Farm near De Rust I knew I wanted to visit. Everything about it appealed to me – off-grid, sustainable, eco-conscious and peaceful. Especially the peaceful part

Where to go for an eco-conscious experience: Green Route

FLYGSKAM* is real and one way to offset carbon criticism is to shop at eco-conscious businesses so I’ve put together an eco-conscious tour of Cape Town. You’re welcome

On getting out more, eating out at The Courtyard Cafe in Kalk Bay and being a bad influence: Green Route

Chance encounters are always the best ones – as I discovered when I went to a summer tasting of the plant-based menu at The Courtyard Cafe in Kalk Bay and got up to some #badinfluence

Fynbos Estate is a thriving farm and nature reserve in the Paardeberg mountains: Green Route

Diana Simons takes us on a green tour of Fynbos Estate, a 300 hectare farm and nature reserve in the Paardeberg mountains, only an hour from Cape Town.

Zero-waste store NUDE FOODS in East City Cape Town: Green Route

Paul Rubin opened NUDE FOODS in the East City in December 2017 and in August 2018 NUDE FOODS opened its second store, housed in an upcycled shipping container at the Montebello Centre in Newlands.