Sophisticated, Modern Cuisine at Constantia’s New Open Door

After extensive restoration and renovation, the old schoolhouse at the entrance to Constantia Uitsig wine farm has reopened as a brand-new restaurant, Open Door. It’s the latest venture…

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Wandering around Woodstock

Woodstock is one of Cape Town’s oldest and most vibrant neighbourhoods, renowned for its sense of community and colourful markets. Whether you are looking for some decadent sweet treats…

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Oh, What a Night!

The WaterShed, showcasing Africa’s most inspired art, craft and design all under one roof – a stone’s throw from the Two Oceans Aquarium – has introduced the Good Night Market…

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Food and Wine that’s all Good

The Good Food & Wine Show kicked off last night at the CTICC, and runs until Sunday 24 May. Food, cooking, and what we eat has never been more fashionable…

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Searching between heaven and earth

The Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, just outside Hermanus, is a destination in its own right. It’s worthy of a day trip or an entire weekend of exploration. From Cape…

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Toasting to the ‘water of life’ this World Whisky Day

I once had a father-in-law who enjoyed whisky. I could never understand the attraction. He used to smile at me and say: ‘One day when you’re older…

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How To Get That “On Top Of The World” feeling?

Making the most of Cape Town in winter is all about choosing activities that suit the weather on any given day. When a cold front closes in, art galleries, local…

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A Truly South African Pop-Up Market

The name’s a confusing mouthful, unless you understand and speak Afrikaans, yet Kamers vol Geskenke, literally meaning ‘rooms full of gifts’, is a highly successful, much-loved market concept…

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Destination Elgin

From the orchards to the vineyards, the Elgin valley is dressed in exceptionally photogenic autumn shades right now, just in time for the annual Elgin Cool Wine and Country Festival…

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Say cheese!

The SA Cheese Festival, which takes place this weekend from 26-29 April at Sandringham farm on the Stellenbosch wine route, has become a must-do event for local cheese…

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