Durban's Art Scene - Up and Coming, South Africa A tough city for artists, Ishay Govender-Ypma explores the heart of the Durban’s Art Scene and creative spirit. For AFK Travel Undercover City Durban Taxi Mural Durban’s potential tends to bubble beneath the surface, not quite as bold and direct as Johannesburg or Cape [...]
Cape Town Music Safari: Food stories and all that jazz A new take on cultural tourism - Cape Town Music Safari. Follow Ishay-Govender-Ypma as she takes a look at this new phenomenon and good food, of course. For The Times (SA), 13 Jan 2016. Hilton Schilder’s living room is so reassuringly familiar, you’d be forgiven [...]
A Love Letter to Durban, city of my birth - South Africa Durban, my hometown - the love I have for the city that made me who I am today. Durban ("Durbs") will forever live in my heart. For AFK Travel, 15 Dec 2015. From the chilly west coast of South Africa, I find myself looking [...]
A new Way for Blacks to Travel in Africa - Group Tours are In Parties with locals on a luxe rooftop in Accra, a fashion show in Nairobi and a rap concert in Marrakesh, learning a traditional recipe from your friend’s grandmother in Dakar. Ishay Govender-Ypma looks at a new breed of group tours, a [...]
Maboneng - Neighbourhood Guide Maboneng sign What To Do And See In Maboneng Precinct. 10 Cool things to do in Maboneng, For AFK Travel, 2 November 2014. 1. Maboneng Precinct A once-neglected corner of Johannesburg’s the eastern industrial heartland, Maboneng, Sotho for “Place of Light”, or Jeppestown as it was commonly known, has [...]
Culinary Exploration of Cape Town with the Irish Food Board (Bord Bia) - one week to savour Cape Town, I share the images of the tour I created.
Hartford House - Elegant gem in the Natal Midlands : our stay in images
Caramelised Onion & Beef Phyllo Pastry Tart with Green Olives - a holiday series colaboration with Mediterranean Delicacies - part one, a visit to Chefchaouen, Morocco.