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Nov 22, 2022

Mense, Make It A Week for Mzansi

The world loves South Africa – with good reason. We’ve got vibrant personalities, cultures and cuisine. We’re “yebo”, “yes”, “ja” people, and no challenge is too […]
Oct 1, 2022

Looking back at September in Paternoster

‘Tis the season for world powers to be more Austin, and focus on getting groovy, baby. While closer to home, ‘tis the season to smell the […]
Mar 28, 2022

Paternoster’s Address for Self-Reflection, Reconnection and Manifestation

So what’s in a name? Instead of appeasing Shakespeare, here’s our interpretation of the name, ‘Paternoster.’ To the Catholic Portuguese seamen shipwrecked along South Africa’s West […]
Jan 4, 2023

Winter Staycation at Gonana Guesthouse

Did I ever tell you about Gonana Guesthouse,  my home away from home from my other home (lol). Exploring to me means finding new places for […]
Nov 22, 2022

Mense, Make It A Week for Mzansi

The world loves South Africa – with good reason. We’ve got vibrant personalities, cultures and cuisine. We’re “yebo”, “yes”, “ja” people, and no challenge is too […]
Oct 12, 2022

Paternoster’s first eco-conscious Guesthouse, adds self-catering Houses to its Collection

(18 July 2022, Absolute Mama) Gonana Guesthouse, situated directly on Bekbaai beach in the tranquil village of Paternoster on the West Coast of South Africa, is the […]
Oct 12, 2022

Holiday accommodation that’s sure to get those tails wagging

(31 August 2022, IOL) A growing number of South African animal lovers are unwilling to leave their kitties and pooches at home when they go on […]
Oct 1, 2022

Looking back at September in Paternoster

‘Tis the season for world powers to be more Austin, and focus on getting groovy, baby. While closer to home, ‘tis the season to smell the […]
Jul 22, 2022

WomenStuff | Paternoster’s Gonana Guesthouse is the Epitome of Beachfront Paradise

JUL 19, 2022 | Article originally published here and written by Crystal Espin. The Western Cape has no shortage of pretty coastal towns, but I’m quite […]
Jan 12, 2022

“Buy Local Think Global” – Jonas Sandström’s Vision for Gonana

When Swedish entrepreneur and celeb Jonas Sandström visited South Africa all those years ago, he fell in love, cancelled his flight ‘home’ and bought a guesthouse […]
Nov 9, 2021

Embracing People, Locals and Sustainability – That’s Gonana

Gonana has a ring to it; it certainly rolls nicely off the tongue, don’t you think? However, Jonas Sandström put plenty of thought into naming this […]