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The best day trips for Spring

With the return of longer days, added sunshine and warmer temperatures, it’s time to get out of hibernation mode and start exploring again. From wildflowers to whales, here are our favourite day trips to take from Cape Town this Spring. Whale watching in Hermanus Rated by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) as one of the […]

Trending travel – a peek inside Cape Town’s hotspots

The South African tourism industry is constantly shifting and evolving, with people looking for a different kind of travel experience. Whether travelling for business, leisure, or a bit of both (coined as “bleisure” tourism), people want to experience as much as possible within a limited time frame. South Africa has a plethora of vibrant attractions […]

Intimate wine estates in Franschhoek

It’s easy to be swept away by grand buildings, fancy labels and well-known names – but, did you know that you could be missing out on a few hidden gems? With over 50 estates in the Franschhoek Valley, choosing a wine estate to visit can be near impossible – so, to help you make your […]

Three must-visit restaurants in Cape Town

In the mood for a delicious night out – but, not sure where to start? We’ve put together a list of three must-visit restaurants in Cape Town. Whether you call the city home or are only here for a short-time, we guarantee you will discover a new favourite. From classic French brasserie to sushi and […]

3 Great day trips from Cape Town

If winter’s already giving you cabin fever, or you want a quick break without breaking the bank – you’ll soon realise that you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to easy day trips around the Cape. Here are three of our top day trips, all under two hours from the Mother City – ensuring you’ll […]

Stay warm with these cosy restaurants this winter

A fickle lot, Capetonians are known to hibernate as soon as winter arrives – and, not without good reason. Lashing rain and wind can send even the most dedicated foodie back to bed. However, we’ve rounded up a few restaurants with roaring fireplaces – and, decadent menus – that will be sure to tempt you […]

Lazy brunches in Cape Town

Whether you’re in the mood for something sweet, savoury or both – brunch is arguably the best meal of the day. Not only does it allow you to lie-in a little on your well-deserved weekend, you can also shamelessly add MCC to your meal, without anyone raising an eyebrow. To make the most of this […]

Best spots for Afternoon Tea in Cape Town

Is there anything more elegant or refined than the thought of Afternoon Tea? Whether it brings to mind fine china cups, endless cucumber sandwiches or an avalanche of petits fours, we look at the best places to enjoy Afternoon Tea in Cape Town. Belmond Mount Nelson Afternoon Tea is taken very seriously at the Mount […]

Treats for mom this Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day around the corner, you might be thinking of ways to treat mom that are a little different. We’ve put together a few ideas of ways to spoil her, no matter what your budget. Afternoon tea at La Residence From bruschetta to homemade scones, lemon curd to berry cheesecake, Chiffon cake to Victoria […]

Discovering delicious Constantia

Known for its historic wine estates and excellent wine, the restaurants of Constantia can often be overlooked. Ranging from bistro casual to fine dining, here are five of our favourites in the valley. Foxcroft A joint venture between two of La Colombe’s chefs, Foxcroft opened towards the end of last year, and has been serving […]