• 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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  • What’s on at the Cape Town theatres:



    Theatre on the Bay in Camps Bay: Sunset Boulevard 28 October – 7 January 2014 Tel: 021 438 3300 http://theatreonthebay.co.za The Baxter Theatre in Cape Town: This is my life – Giempie Vardiem 5-16 November 2013 Tel: 0861 915 8000 http://www.baxter.uct.ac.za/ The Artscape Theatre in Cape Town: Guys and Dolls 18 October – 10 November

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  • My 3 favourite wireless hotspots in Cape Town



    As Cape Town is home to a large community of entrepreneurs, their office politics revolves around the buzzle of the coffee shop or lunch spot. No need to pay a “tea lady” or rent office space.  Sit down, order your skinny, decaf cappuccino, logon and you are good to go.  Here are my three favourite

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  • My 3 favourite beaches in Cape Town



    My favourite beach in Cape Town is exactly a 12 minute walk from my apartment in Camps Bay. It is the beautiful secluded Bakoven Beach. As there is no parking there is usually not many people and it is quiet and quaint. buying cuban cigars online On windy days in Cape Town the go-to beach

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  • My favourite 3 Latino restaurants/bars in Cape Town



    La Parada The vibe is incredible and on warm evenings the restaurant spills out onto the street. 107 Bree Street, Cape Town 021 424 2235 Orinoco – Flavours of Latin America The owner and chef Migdalia is the perfect hostess and always makes us feel at home. They make the best ceviche in Cape Town. 17

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  • Our stay at a luxury game lodge in South Africa



    We try to visit a game park every year.  We have just returned from Medikwe in the North West Province and Marekele in Limpopo.  We stayed at the most luxurious game lodges and were spoilt rotten. We saw the big five which included lion eating an elephant’s carcass. Nothing beats the feeling of tranquility of

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