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FeaturedAn Art Calendar Must: William Kentridge’s Double Exhibition in Cape Town
Acclaimed South African artist, William Kentridge is exhibiting an extensive retrospective at two of Cape Town’s newest and most prominent galleries. The first is the famed Zeitz MOCAA (opened in 2017), the second, Norval Foundation, opened just last year. The title of the split exhibition is Why Should I Hesitate? and references Kentridge’s primary practice…
FeaturedRiverine Rabbit: Conscious Fine Dining in the Heart of Cape Town
Acclaimed chef, Ash Heeger’s new burrow is undoubtedly something to boast about. An innovative menu served in a beautiful (dare we say) warren on Church Street, attentive service, and delightful atmosphere makes for a lovely evening out dining in Cape Town. The food Riverine Rabbit has a selection of three menus, with vegetarian and pescatarian…
FeaturedHidden Gems in Stellenbosch: 3 Spots just outside Cape Town
The town of Stellenbosch is famed for its excellent wines from some of South Africa’s oldest, and most prestigious wine farms. It is a must for wine-lovers visiting the Cape. However, with so much to see and do in and around the small town, it can be hard to know where to begin and how…
FeaturedTreading Lightly: Our Sustainable Initiatives
Our collective concern about global warming and the threat to our natural environment is increasing. We understand that it is up to all of us to play an active role in the protection of our environment, as well as improve the living conditions for everyone. This heightened awareness of the earth’s crisis is spilling over…
FeaturedThe Treatments You Need To Step Into Spring
Welcome to spring! Brighter days, flowers, and freshness. It is a wonderful time of new beginnings. It can also be a tricky time for the body, as the change in temperature causes the skin to go through a transition period. Essentially, what you need is a bit of TLC to get you looking and feeling…
FeaturedPerfection in Paternoster
Sandy white beaches, white-washed cottages, fynbos, and colourful fishing boats abound. The village of Paternoster, on the West Coast, is a sun-beaten world of charm and tranquility. It is also one of the oldest and most popular destinations on the West Coast. But how to unlock this oasis that seems more Grecian than South African?…
FeaturedThe Explosive Story Behind Cape Town’s Signal Hill
Signal Hill, Lula Lula Mountain, or Lion’s Rump, is the flat, shorter stretch of mountain that runs from Lion’s Head towards Sea Point and the V&A Waterfront. It is an ideal sundowner spot, and many flock towards the peak to enjoy a picnic, something fizzy, and arguably some of the best and most dramatic views…
FeaturedA Railway Romance to Remember
Smoke billows from the fiery beast, the ‘choo choo’ of the vintage engine heralding its arrival into the station. It is time to hop aboard the Steam Train to Elgin. The destination: a steampunk-style market replete with all of the mystique of a bygone era. While this scenario might easily have taken place in the…
Explore and ExperienceHave a Whale of a Time in Hermanus
During the winter months, one of the best day trips from Cape Town is to the Cape Overberg coast with Hermanus at its centre. Known for some of the best land-based whale watching in the world, Walker Bay in Hermanus has low cliffs that provide excellent vantage points from which to get close to whales…
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