Wild about the West Coast

Wild about the West Coast The Cape West coast has become a favourite road trip route over the past few years – especially between August and September during flower season when people [...]

Durbanville

Durbanville Named after Sir Benjamin D’Urban, Durbanville is halfway between Stellenbosch and Cape Town city centre. The Durbanville wine route is home to Altydgedacht, Bloemendal, D’Aria, [...]

Simon’s Town

Simon’s Town This historic little maritime town was named after Simon van der Stel in 1687. Naturally, you will find museums preserving the history, such the South African Naval Museum and the [...]

Newlands

Newlands Newlands is blessed with numerous natural springs and the highest rainfall in Cape Town. Naturally, you will find the iconic Kirstenbosch National Botanic Garden and the Newlands Forest [...]

Clean beginnings: All about detoxing

Clean beginnings: All about detoxing Think of any celebrity and they’ve recently been on some sort of ‘detox’. But what is the difference between a detox and a fad diet? And is there really a [...]

Building bulk like the hulk

Building bulk like the hulk So, you want to bulk up, you say… Problem is, you’ve probably heard 50 different opinions from people at the gym, personal trainers, YouTube videos, your [...]

A holistic view of your heart

A holistic view of your heart The heart is a complicated thing for more than one reason and having a holistic overview of the heart can be beneficial on many levels – especially if you’re [...]

Constantia

Constantia Constantia is a nature and wine love’s dream! Home to Groot Constantia, Klein Constantia, Constantia Uitsig, Buitenverwachting, Eagles Nets, Steenberg wine estates, it is not uncommon [...]

Claremont

Claremont Claremont is home to Cavendish Square, a shopping mall featuring high-end fashion outlets, boutiques, restaurants and a multi-screen cinema house. Some of the resident’s favourite [...]

De Waterkant

De Waterkant De Waterkant offers a kaleidoscope of restaurants, fashion outlets and clubs. It has been dubbed the “pink district” for offering gay- and straight-friendly bars and clubs. This [...]

Five Scenic Road Trips in Cape Town

Five Scenic Road Trips in Cape Town For a great road trip, you need great music, snacks, and excellent coffee – and obviously an awesome scenic route! Aren’t you lucky to be in the Western [...]

What to taste when wine tasting

What to taste when wine tasting You might have thought it strange your whole life that people taste things like chocolate, berries, vanilla, clove, or even citrus fruits in wine when, in fact, [...]

Muizenberg

Muizenberg Muizenberg seems like a surfer’s paradise as Surfer’s Corner has no rocks to worry about. Keep an eye out for the green status flag managed by the successful shark spotter programme. [...]

V & A Waterfront

V & A Waterfront Did you know that the V&A Waterfront has 22 official landmarks on-site? And besides sparkling with designer boutiques (such as Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Tom Ford, Burberry, [...]

Woodstock

Woodstock Woodstock is a creative combination of old and new, residential and commercial, and modern and rustic. It serves as the creative hub of the Mother City where you will find artists, [...]

East City

East City Comprising of Zonnebloem and District Six, the east city is rich in history and also features world-famous sites such as The Fugard Theatre, Truth Coffee Roasting and the District Six [...]

Helderberg

Helderberg It is hard not to have it all in the Helderberg. Bragging with the world-renowned Vergelegen and Lourensford wine estates (both founded in 1700), you can enjoy award-winning wine and [...]

Surfing 101: the what, where and how

Surfing 101: the what, where and how Learning to surf is on many people’s bucket list. Perhaps not very close to the top if you find yourself living inland in a place like Johannesburg or in the [...]

Making the most of beach days

Making the most of beach days As holiday mode kicks in, many are dusting off their beach umbrellas and bathers and getting ready for their trips to the Cape. Maybe it’s your first time in the [...]