Bocuse and bouchons

Bocuse and bouchons

From markets bursting with Bresse poultry, to charming local bouchons, it's with good reason that Lyon is dubbed the culinary capital of France.

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…

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…

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.

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.