Born to be wild

Born to be wild

Named for an ancient sea cave in the hillside below, Paternoster restaurant Wolfgat is breaking new ground in celebrating wild ingredients and heritage cuisine…

Earth, Tree, Bean, Bar

Earth, Tree, Bean, Bar

Jerry Toth has a simple goal. From deep in the rainforests of Ecuador, he wants to reboot the world’s relationship with dark chocolate. Provided you have $385 to spare, that is.

Burmese days

Burmese days

Ever wondered what Burmese cuisine has to offer? So did Richard Holmes, who packed a wallet full of kyat and booked a ticket to Yangon...

Grapes, glass and Glenelly

Grapes, glass and Glenelly

Hidden away in Idas Valley beyond Stellenbosch lies one of the most remarkable tales of winelands transformation. Say hello to the world of Madame May-Eliane de Lencquesaing...

Meet the elders

Meet the elders

After years of ripping out old vies to increase yields, South African winemakers and viticulturists are slowly changing tack, recognising the potential of older vines in crafting world-class wines. 

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. 

Cellars in the sky

Cellars in the sky

As competition heats up in Business and First Class cabins worldwide, global airlines have found a new way to swing your business their way. Richard Holmes pops the cork on the world of high-flying wine…

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.

The secret garden

The secret garden

With minimalist décor and a suitably Zen ambience, Kyoto Garden Sushi certainly lives up to its name. But there’s far more to this humble Japanese restaurant than artfully sliced sashimi and perfect rice... 

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.