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 NUDE FOODS now nude in Newlands: Green Route

Paul Rubin opened NUDE FOODS in the East City in December 2017 and in 2020 he opened his second store in Newlands