Stay | La Residence, Franschhoek

Some of world’s most glamorous country hotels await in the Franschhoek (French corner); one of the oldest towns in South Africa and a mere 1 hour’s drive from Cape Town. Whether you visit this idyllic town for a wine tasting or a weekend getaway, or even plan to spend a summer vacation in South Africa’s…

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Explore | Kirstenbosch botanical gardens

The world is a beautiful place, filled with a multitude of natural wonders of which botanical gardens magnificently display throughout their grounds. Imagine stepping into a world bursting with colour. In Cape Town, South Africa; Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens preserve the best of nature – and welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors per year. Acclaimed as…

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Explore | Essential Cape Town travel apps

With over a million different apps available on both the Apple and Android app stores, sorting the good from the bad isn’t easy. This is as true in travel as any other category. While some apps will improve your holiday, others aren’t even worth the time they take to download. From the time you start…

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Explore | Cape Town’s spirit in Ramadan

This year, Ramadan 2018 began on Thursday, 17th May in South Africa, as the crescent moon was seen on the evening of 16th May easily by naked eye. A Cape Town tradition is for the “moon watchers” to look for the new moon and once found, this indicates the start of the new Islamic month…

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Explore | Môreson Farm

Experience the beauty of the Western Cape in a truly unique way by staying at Môreson farm, located 10km outside Malmesbury in the Swartland, and 56km from Cape Town. This scenic, working, agricultural farm also plays host to several large events throughout the year. Located in the heart of the Cape farmlands, Môreson Farm is…

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Eat | 126 Cape Kitchen & Café

The newly built 126 Cape Kitchen restaurant inside the 5-star Hilton Cape Town City Centre hotel is one of the best new additions to the long list of restaurants in Cape Town. The restaurant that’s open to the public from 06:30 to 22:30 daily, offers what the chef calls “fun dining”, a culinary twist to…

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Eat | Frater House

I decided to visit the recently opened Frater House restaurant in Cape Town’s CBD and found the restaurant to be a fresh and vibrant addition to the Loop street strip. The main visual effect of the restaurant is the organic herb feature wall. The dapper waitrons, smell of sizzling meat and friendly faces of customers…

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