Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts

We’re into November, and while summer seems to have settled in nicely with scorching sun and whipping winds, one of our favourite past times of this Season and unique to Cape Town will kick off Fresh on the 22nd with dazzling melodies and bright bot...

Ocean Revival

The other night we went out for a lovely dinner at La Parada, noshing happily on tapas and sipping merrily on pinot noir/chardonnay. But as we filled up and the stream of ham croquets and prawns and calamari and patatas bravas stopped, the flow of delicio...

Be Nice, You’ll Get There

In intervals, the paragliders swooped and arced in the sky before coming down softly on the grass in front of us. Well, across the little crystal pool and over the thronging deck, where a girl had just been given a giant teddy bear that peaked over the to...

Today is Your Day

Well well. Here we are. A week into 2016 and the newest of the new years! We can’t quite believe it. But then again, we say that every time it happens. Time whips by with a cosmic flash and then we reflect on the year passed and start writing down a...

The Black Sheep

We’re very lucky here to have the proximity to some of the best and most wonderful cafes and restaurants, that we do. Kloof Street is just 200m from the back of the hotel, and from there one can walk up or down and find a host of exceptional places ...

Cape Classics

Cape Classics – At the tip of South Africa, where the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet, lies what some say is the world’s most beautiful city. We suggest four of our favourite hotels from which to explore it and its surroundings. IS CAPE TOWN the ...