Sea sells Sauv Blanc

Sea sells Sauv Blanc

The R362 from Lutzville to Doringbaai isn’t exactly what you’d call vineyard country, but I discovered outstanding Sauvignon Blanc just metres from the icy Atlantic.

Shark tale

Shark tale

With luxury resorts and an abundance of aquatic adventure, Richard Holmes can’t stop smiling when he’s in the Maldives…

South Africa's maverick winemakers

South Africa's maverick winemakers

Maverick local winemakers are pushing the boundaries of viticulture and oenology in a bid to discover new terroir, redefine the concept of winemaker, and force us to rethink our connection with the vineyards. 

Spice of life

Spice of life

Leave the sun lounger behind on your next visit to Mauritius and rather soak up the island's rich culinary heritage.

Swinging South Africa

Swinging South Africa

Forget the beaches of the towns or the great food... I packed my clubs and took a tour through a handful of the Garden Route's top golf courses. 

 

The (iron) road to Bagan

The (iron) road to Bagan

Why fly, when you can rattle and roll along iron tracks for 18 hours? Good question, I thought, stepping on board the overnight express from Yangon to Bagan…

The bay of plenty

The bay of plenty

Day-trippers and holidaymakers quickly fall in love with the quaint coastal suburbs lining False Bay, but few stop to consider the watery wilderness right in front of them... 

The Milky Way

The Milky Way

I threw caution to the wind, and myself down the slopes, on a visit to a brand new ski resort in northern Italy.

Who is OnAnotherPlane...

RIchard Holmes headshot web smallRichard Holmes is a freelance travel, food and lifestyle writer based in Cape Town, South Africa. His work on African and international destinations has appeared in a wide range of consumer publications both in South Africa and abroad.