Tweet Chinese food seems to be something which we all secretly like to indulge in on occasion. Reddies Chinese Restaurant and Takeaway is a fantastic little Chinese restaurant located in the Kenridge Centre on the Tygervalley road. This unpretentious restaurant serves home-style Chinese food in the heart of the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town. The […]
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Tweet The very beautiful Casa Labia stands overlooking False Bay on Muizenberg Main Road. The former residence of Count and Countess Natale Labia, the residence was built in 1929 to reflect the spirit and beauty of 18th century Venice. Now a national monument, the building was reopened to the public in May 2010 following a […]
Tweet There is an Afrikaans icon that graces the area on the hill directly next to the ubiquitous Paarl rock above the town of the same name. It’s not quite on Paarl rock, as some would have you believe, but a little to the left of it, depending on from which angle you come at […]
Tweet We spent a few hours at The Baths in Citrusdal during December – it’s a huge property with accommodation and the Baths boasts hot and cold swimming pools, rock pools, private baths, hiking trails, mountain biking and bird watching! There is also a shop for purchasing odds and ends and a fully licensed restaurant […]
Tweet Back by popular demand (and ending on February 12th) is the much loved and ever so popular ‘A Handful of Keys’ now showing at Theatre on the Bay in Camps Bay. Directed by Ian von Memerty, Roelof Colyn and Jonathan Roxmouth and two grand pianos produce a scintillating performance of pianistic virtuosity and laugh […]
Tweet I’ve always considered myself something of a traditionalist when it comes to cuisine, preferring to stick to the usual fair of burgers and chips, toasted sandwiches and other well known offerings from the western world. So when some friends invited me to accompany them to The Bangkok Wok in Pietermaritzburg recently I was left […]
Tweet Its not only Shakespeare characters that grace the Maynardville stage – the theatre is home to ballet productions too. This year, Cape Town City Ballet pays tribute to Cole Porter with their production of ‘Night & Day’. Cole Porter dominated the music scene from the 1930’s to 1950’s and his music still enjoys the […]
Tweet Pezula has been ranked No 7 among the world’s top 20 best golf resorts by the British website Primelocation, the only golf resort in Africa to be nominated. A journalist on the website writes: “It is hard to say why or when the first person cooked up the idea of melding sun, golf, holiday […]
Tweet If it’s an adrenaline rush you want, I am sure this is one experience you would want to check out … The Greatest Shoal on Earth, as it has been named, sees thousands of visitors flock to the KwaZulu Natal east coast to witness the annual migration of millions of sardines. Hundreds of thousands […]
Tweet D’Aria Summer Concerts offers a fantastic line up which kicks off with Ray Dylan and Nicholis Louw on Saturday 29 January 2011. If you’re not familiar with these names then you are probably not au fait with the Afrikaans music scene. Both artists have platinum albums and are a delight when they are performing […]
Tweet Comedy is back on at the Baxter Theatre in Rondebosch. Make sure you book your seat for this all-female production which will be taking place every month for a year and the first show opens on Friday 28 January 2011. Cracks Only will be a regular end-of month gig at the Baxter’s Flipside Venue.
Tweet I usually don’t enjoy doing restaurant reviews, or any review for that matter, on my own, but a recent lunch time visit to Skippers Fish and Chips, situated in the heart of the Pietermaritzburg CBD, proved to be an exception to the rule. Established in 1994 the restaurant was the first store in the […]
Tweet Wolves Café in Illovo, Johannesburg, is the brainchild of three friends and creatives, and is undoubtedly one of the hippest hangouts in the city. One of the talented owners, Angie Batis, is not only the stellar creative force behind a popular blog as well as the Creative Head of a well-known ad agency; she […]
Tweet Have you got an urge to put ink to skin but need a bit of professional advice and guidance? Or perhaps you want to add to the designs you already have and are looking for whats new on the design scene? Look no further then … Southern Ink Xposure 2011 is on in Cape […]
Tweet They’re said to make the best port in the world at Landskroon. And who am I to argue. What I did know, on the very windy public holiday on which we set out towards Paarl from Cape Town, is that they were one of very few wine estates that allow you to pitch with […]