An Alentejo Road Trip Guide

By |2017-05-05T16:06:49+00:00November 4th, 2015|Europe, Featured Articles, Food & Travel, Portfolio, Published, Road Trip, Travel, Travel in Europe, Wine|

An Alentejo Road Trip Guide - Drive Yourself Traversing the breathtaking landscape of fields, rivers, mountains and pre-historic ruins, Ishay Govender-Ypma explores Portugal’s wild Alentejo in Portugal, a region as yet unmarred by tourism. For Journey magazine by Sure Travel - an Alentejo Road Trip Guide. Lessons from the Land Looking down from the buttress [...]

Stellenbosch beyond the vineyards

By |2017-05-05T16:27:17+00:00January 7th, 2015|Africa, Featured Articles, Portfolio, Published, Restaurants, South Africa, Travel, Travel in Africa, Wine|

Stellenbosch beyond the vineyards - Western Cape   Traditionally, Stellenbosch has been the town of wineries and wealthy students. There is much more to experience though, as Ishay Govender-Ypma discovered: Stellenbosch beyond the vineyards. For Business Day 5 Dec 2014.   Mandela art work Cultural Immersion Through the tight alleyways, single file we follow Thembi [...]

The Swartland Winelands

By |2017-05-05T16:27:38+00:00January 3rd, 2015|Africa, Featured Articles, Portfolio, Published, Travel, Travel in Africa, Wine|

The Swartland Winelands - Sizzling! While areas like Stellenbosch and Franschhoek are synonymous with good South African wines, the Swartland has gained a reputation for its sublime, soulful wines. A tough area to tame, new-age winemakers have taken to the sun and soil here, drawing on a sense of community. Non-commercial, with a striking background [...]