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Hotel Verde: The Greenest Hotel in Africa

Where would you expect to find the greenest hotel in Africa? Airport Industria, Cape Town, seems the most unlikely place, but yep, there it is. More than a hotel, Hotel Verde is a haven, and what most hotels aspire to when they grow up. I was invited on a media...

Elgin Cool Wine and Country Food Festival

  It’s Almost Time for Elgin Cool Wine and Country Food Festival! Elgin Cool Wine and Country Food Festival is back and better than ever before on 27 & 28 April 2019. A mere 75 minute's drive from Cape Town, Elgin Valley offers city-dwellers and visitors to the Mother City, the...

SA International Tattoo Convention 3rd Annual Show!

The South African International Tattoo Convention returns to Cape Town for the 3rd annual show with an upscaled offering of tattooers, bands and an even bigger experience for visitors. 29-30-31 March 2019 The Lookout, V&A Waterfront.  What’s It All About? The South African Tattoo Convention invites a curated collection of...

Middelvlei Easter Family Fun Day

  Easter is always way better with little kids, in my opinion, since their chief religions seem to be Fun, Adventure and Chocolate. (Why did I ever grow up, I ask myself, every Easter.) We are lucky in the Cape to have plenty of places that cater wonderfully for all of...

10 Totally Awesome Things For Kids at Spier This Easter

Got kids? Love fun, food, fresh air and chocolate? Head for Spier this Easter. As a seasoned veteran myself of many, many past Easter treats, chocolate feasts and treasure hunts back in the days when my kids were little, I must confess a little envy here. There is just so...

Terra Madre – Source of Goodness in Elgin Valley

Nicole Precoudis is living my dream life. A passionate and talented chef (formerly of much-loved restaurants Cilantro and Icon in Johannesburg), today she runs the Terra Madre Organic Farm and deli in idyllic Elgin Valley along with her family. Flanked by her devoted mom Koula and dad Chris and an incredible...

Happy News from Bartholomeus Klip – Another Smoke & Fire Pop Up, Plus More!

If there's one thing guaranteed to lift my spirits, it's a newsletter from Bartholomeus Klip hopping into my inbox. Always something good happening at that gorgeous Swartland guest farm, and man, do they know how to throw a party... Read more about the previous Smoke and Fire Pop-Up Garden BBQ...

Big Fun at Little Havana, First Thursdays

Heard of Little Havana yet? It's only the best street party in Cape Town, dude! Hosted by Havana Club Rum each First Thursday, it's the coolest jol in the heart of the city. Sabah Cabano attended the most recent one as a guest of Tin Can PR, and came home with...

Gabriëlskloof Favourite Things Festive Market

Got some last-minute gift shopping to do? Looking for food, wine and good times? Head over to Gabriëlskloof Wine Estate this weekend, for their annual Favourite Things Festive Market. This popular festive season event draws a happy crowd over two days, to appreciate some fine estate wine, food and country...

Summer Starts Here! Stellenbosch Street Soirées

It's time for festive feasting with the locals in Stellenbosch, City of Oaks! These famous street parties are on all summer, from November 2018 till March 2019. What to expect? Music, wine, friends and good times, all out in the open, right on the streets, nogal. Good food, too, with several...