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.

Jump in for a cannabis tour of Cape Town with Canna Bus Africa: Green Route

And now for something completely different: Did you know that you can go on a Cannabis Tour in Cape Town with Canna Bus Africa? What will you do? Where will you go? Take a sneak peek.

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

Off-grid living in the Langeberg at Cape Nature’s Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve: Green Route

Have you ever watched one of those TV shows about off-grid living and wondered what it would be like? Melanie Farrell eased into off-grid living by checking into one of the eco-cabins at Cape Nature’s Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve in the Langeberg mountains.

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

Grootbos is Greening the future for fynbos and folk: Green Route

Bewitched by the fynbos and enchanted by the milkwood forest at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve, Melanie Farrell samples fine food with a distinctly local flavour.