In Review: Blackwater Wines

Just over a week ago I was invited to a special tasting of owner/winemaker Francois Haasbroek’s Blackwater Wines. If his name sounds familiar, it’s because Francois was…

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Our Favourite Winter Dining Spots

Cape Town winter months, characterised by clear, crisp days interspersed by cold fronts that bring much-needed rain to the region, can be a glorious time to visit Cape Town…

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Hoon: From Cape Town to Hollywood

Our head concierge, Hoon Kim, returned last week from a whirlwind trip to three exciting cities in the USA. Here are his impressions on the service culture, the food trends…

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Check In with the Kids

If you remember checking into a hotel as a child, you may remember the excitement of exploring every square inch of the place, marvelling at the size of the swimming…

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We Find Out What Inspires a Hotel Concierge

Head concierge, Hoon Kim, hails from Korea but has thoroughly adopted Cape Town as his home since relocating here over a decade ago. He thrives on being plugged into the…

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Signal Launches its New Tasting Menu with Doolhof Wines

Doolhof Wine Estate – The Valley of the Labyrinth

After another successful month of food and wine pairings, Signal Restaurant is now partnering with DOOLHOF WINES, from the Bovlei Valley in…

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Museum Collections make Connections

That is the theme for this year’s International Museum Day, celebrated around the world on this day since 1977 to raise public awareness of the role of museums in…

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It’s Local and it’s Lekker*…

One of the first things I do when checking into a hotel room is explore the little touches that have the potential to turn an ordinary stay into an extraordinary…

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Happy Mothers Day!

Wishing all Mothers, Grandmothers, Foster Mothers, Step Mothers, Mother in-law and Godmothers a Happy Mother’s Day.

We asked our staff what there Mothers meant to them and this…

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It’s the Ultimate Spoil this Mothers Day

Sunday the 11th May is Mother’s Day and what better way to say ‘Thank You’, ‘I love you Mum’ or even just ‘I wish you were here’ than with…

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