• Dinner at the Test Kitchen in Cape Town



    This weekend, Mike and I were fortunate to get a table at The Test Kitchen. It is currently the best restaurant in South Africa – a well deserved award. The owner Luke Dale-Roberts was the executive chef at La Colombe for four years. During this time, La Colombe won the title of Acqua Panna Best

    Read the full article

  • My favourite 3 new places in Kloof Street, Cape Town



    One of the “must-see” streets in Cape Town is definitely Kloof Street, there are always new restaurants opening and a great buzz. Last night we had dinner at Black Sheep http://blacksheeprestaurant.co.za/  The girls had Seared Tuna with fennel puree and mash, the guys ordered Lamb Curry with flat bread and atchar.  The food was delicious

    Read the full article

  • My favourite South African traditional food



    My number one South African traditional dish even has a special day dedicated to it in South Africa as well as a reality TV series. Braaivleis: which includes chicken, chops, wors, steak, ribs or sosaties on the BBQ. The first thing my boyfriend did when he moved to South Africa from the UK was get

    Read the full article

  • We have availability in our villas and apartments in Camps Bay during the Argus Cycle Tour:



    The Argus Cycle Tour, the largest timed one day event in the world, takes place on the 9th of March 2014.  On this weekend participants together with their family and friends flock to Cape Town. Old and young, fit and the less fit, trim and the not so slender, all shapes and sizes line up

    Read the full article

  • The meaning of Boxing Day.



    Boxing Day is traditionally the 26th of December, the day after Xmas Day, when servants would receive gifts, known as a “Christmas box”, from their employers. I can imagine it is probably the gifts they received for Christmas which they didn’t want. In South Africa, the 26th of December was renamed Day of Goodwill in 1994. It

    Read the full article

  • My 3 favourite Christmas Markets in Cape Town



    Sea Point Gift Market This Christmas Gift Market has been in the Sea Point Town Hall as long as I can remember. Dates: 23 November – 7 December 2013. 10am-8pm daily (closed on Sundays) Where: Sea Point Town Hall, CO Main Road and Glen Gariff Road Website: www.capegiftmarket.co.za Slowfood Christmas Candlelight Market The popular Stellenbosch

    Read the full article

  • My favourite French Toast Recipe for “French Toast Day”



    Today is French Toast Day and here is my favourite French Toast Recipe: Ingredients: Nonstick cooking spray 3 eggs 1 tablespoon milk (a splash) 2 teaspoons cinnamon A dash of vanilla extract (optional) 6 slices of stale croissants 1 pint fresh berries, such as strawberries, blueberries, blackberries or raspberries 1 cup regular or low fat Greek

    Read the full article

  • My 3 favourite walks near Camps Bay



    Camps Bay to Green Point Contour 1 hour 45 minutes, One-way, Dogs allowed. The start is at the hairpin bend on Kloof road from Kloof Nek to Clifton. The first few minutes of the walk requires some effort. The rest is mostly flat overlooking Camps Bay and Clifton.  You will need to arrange for someone

    Read the full article

  • Limited budget but want to rent an apartment in Camps Bay?



    If you have a beer income and champagne taste this one if for you. Everyone knows that Camps Bay is not only one of the most expensive suburbs in Cape Town  but also the most beautiful and fun place to be over summer. If you are not rolling in dollars but still want to be

    Read the full article

  • New burger spot in Cape Town



    One of our favourite restaurants has always been La Boheime in Seapoint. Faizel and his partner have recently opened Engruna next door. They serve burgers and gourmet pizzas. My bestie, Annamarie, Mike and I went last night and really enjoyed their burgers. Annamarie had the Cheese Burger with Swiss cheese and I had a Classic

    Read the full article