The Best Markets in Cape Town

There's something quintessentially Capetonian about a local food and craft market. It all started with the Old Biscuit Mill and has spread into all kinds of both pop-up and permanent markets across the city. These markets often feature more than just local fruit and veg. You can find local artisans making and selling their wares like... Read more »


Join the Ginvolution – A Brief History of Gin

The classic gin and tonic is a staple in African history but has taken on a new life as artisans are concocting new recipes for the modern palate. We sat down with ‘distilleress’ Jessica Henrich of A Mari Ocean Gin to learn more about the history of this incredible cocktail and how it became an... Read more »


The Best Adventure Activities in Cape Town

The Western Cape is teeming with incredible outdoor adventures. The vast variety of terrain both on land and sea provides the perfect place for all kinds of activities. Cape Town is an adrenaline junkie's dream come true, with everything from parasailing off a mountain to world class kite surfing, your only regret will be not... Read more »


Best Restaurants in Cape Town, South Africa

  Make sure your trip to the Mother City is complete by experiencing the best restaurants Cape Town has to offer. Below you will find our selection of the greatest restaurants in Cape Town, from typical South African food to some delicious tapas (because what is an amazing holiday without amazing food right!?). Authentic Eats Moyo Moyo… Read more »


The Best Beaches in Cape Town

Cape Town really does have it all when it comes to the perfect vacation. Not only are there incredible wines, amazing adventure activities, wonderful wild animals and culinary delights galore but it also boasts some unbelievable beaches. The best part is that each beach has its own personality and often draws a different crowd (some are... Read more »

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Top 20 South African Semillon Wines – Higgo Jacobs

Guest Explorer : Higgo Jacobs A law graduate from Stellenbosch, Higgo was lured into the wine industry after his studies, and what was meant to be a sabbatical ended up as a way of life. Certified with the Court of Master Sommeliers, Higgo consults to various establishments; judges on wine competitions and publications locally and... Read more »


Top 10 Off the Beaten Track Wineries in Stellenbosch

Traveling abroad and taking in the very best of what South Africa has to offer has to include a trip to Stellenbosch. Nestled between the Cape Dutch buildings, this small university town is surrounded by the iconic Cape Winelands. Along with the historic oak trees, winding back roads, and art galleries there are several Stellenbosch wineries that... Read more »