• 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • Weekend in Sabie Sands Private Game Reserve



    The storm of all storms erupted in Cape Town on Friday late afternoon. On Saturday morning we were up at 4am to catch the red eye flight. The only problem was – no electricity in most of Camps Bay. We rushed to get ready at candle light and I arrived at the airport with crazy

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  • My 3 favourite places to mountain bike in Cape Town



    Tokai forest, Southern Suburbs, Cape Town There is quite a climb, but you are rewarded with great single track. You can cycle all the way up to the mast which is a 1000 meter climb. Half way up the mast the jeep track becomes tar road, you might be relieved for a second or two

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  • My favourite 3 places to buy bread in Cape Town



    I have the easiest bread recipe so I usually quickly bake a bread if we have guests coming over. Take a bottle of beer, 3 cups of self rising flour, 3 spoons of sugar, fresh rosemary, dried olives and Maldon salt. Mix it all together and sprinkle extra salt and rosemary on top. Bake  for

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  • Fun things to do with kids in Cape Town



    When renting a villa or apartment in Camps Bay and you have small children, here are a few fun things to do in Cape Town: If you are staying in our Lion’s View villa or penthouse in First Cresent or the townhouse Dunkeld Village, it is a very short walk to the new jungle gym in the

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  • The best spas in Camps Bay



    If you are renting a villa or an apartment in Camps Bay over the holidays and looking for some pampering here are a view options: Camps Bay Retreat, 7 Chilworth Road, Camps Bay. Tel. 021 437 8300 Magda, If you prefer a massage or reflexology in the privacy of your own villa or apartment, Magda

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