• Food porn



    As they say: Eat it – don’t tweet it! Lately the trend is to photograph your plate of food before eating it. I usually try to do it but only remember when I have eaten half of it and destroyed the composition.  Mainly because I am always hungry and my need to tweet or blog

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  • The best holiday apartments for rent in Camps Bay



    If you are thinking of renting a self-catering apartment in Cape Town, Camps Bay is THE place to stay. There is a host of restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Camps Bay Village, two grocery stores, tennis courts, squash courts, a gy, theatre, parks, a tidal pool and amazing beaches. Camps Bay is framed with

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  • Valentine’s weekend in Cape Town:



    Just as we have gotten over Christmas, Valentine day sneaks up on us.  Do not despair as there are loads of things happening in Cape Town over the Valentine’s weekend,  if you are single, married, totally in love, bored, whatever,  don’t worry, Cape Town has it covered. On Friday evening you are spoilt for choice

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  • Guests scammed with their Lion’s View booking in Camps Bay



    On Sunday I had a call from a couple who had just landed in Cape Town. They had supposedly made a booking for our two bedroom  Lion’s View penthouse apartment in Camps Bay with an agent, SL Property Group. The agent was not at the airport to collect them as promised and unfortunately we had

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  • First Thursdays in Cape Town



    Last night after an event at the Grand Daddy in Long Street, Kerry and I went to see what First Thursdays are all about. On the first Thursday of each month, the art galleries and shops in Cape Town open until late. The vibe was fantastic. Quite a few of the galleries were offering wine. 

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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