Make the most of the Maldives

Dreaming of a tropical escape, but not sure where to spoil the family this summer? Richard Holmes recommends you look no further than the paradise islands of the Maldives.

Feel-good fashion in breezy silhouettes and swimwear

Summer ushers in feel-good fashion in breezy silhouettes and easy-living separates. Soak up the sun in skin-baring, minimalist swimwear, the quintessential summer hat and signature sunglasses. Seek out open backs, tiered dresses and printed headscarves for extra impact.

The fascinating world of new technology

Electric cars, flexi-architecture and veggie gardens in empty high rises… Come 2030, a fascinating world of new technology and, perhaps, a gentler relationship with Mother Earth await us. Doris Viljoen, from the Institute for Futures Research, speaks to MARGUERITE VAN WYK. 

Stellenbosch Winelands’ roots of the routes

On the hills and in the valleys of the Stellenbosch Winelands, the neat trellised rows of Vitis vinifera send their roots deep into the soil, tapping into the world-class terroir of South Africa’s most famous winemaking region.

Capitec: onwards & upwards

The past year has, to put it mildly, been taxing for business leaders. But some, like Capitec’s Gerrie Fourie, have thrived on the challenge, as ELMARI RAUTENBACH discovers.

News & reviews: new books and new designs

In news & reviews this spring: wine estate Vergelegen publishes a new recipe book, photographer Obie Oberholzer produces a photographic book capturing the many faces of Tokara, find beauty in concrete, and celebrate South African wine with a puzzle.

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