Retired rugby legends lend their talent to help raise funds for animals in need

One of South Africa’s most famous retired Springbok Centres and Internation Hall of Fame member, Danie Gerber is one of the seven ‘old school’ national rugby players who will now be playing a part in TEARS Animal Rescue‘s upcoming “Putts For Rescue Mutts” Golf Tournament at the prestigious Westlake Golf Course on Thursday, September 30, to raise much-needed funds and… Read more →

The Cellars-Hohenort invites you for a high tea this Heritage weekend

Spring is here and there’s a long-awaited public holiday on the cards too. Locals who are looking for a five-star epicurean celebration can now book at the Cellars-Hohenort hotel, who will be hosting a Heritage High Tea from September 24 – 26 2021. For this special long weekend, the legendary Cellars-Hohenort High Tea will pay homage to our cultural wealth as… Read more →

10 spots to stay near Cape Town for under 600 bucks!

Looking for an affordable weekend break near Cape Town? These self-catering cottages and guest houses are some of our favourites. They’re all under R600 per person per night, and all within easy driving distance from the Mother City. There’s no reason not to go! 1. Chartfield Guesthouse, Kalk Bay Cost: From R650 per night for two Contact: Tel +27 72 148 2440, We’re kicking… Read more →

Finding magic in the (he)art of Cape Town

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life,” said Pablo Picasso. And this season Cape Town is flooded with art. It’s spring, and our feet are itchy with Heritage Month and Tourism Month in September – the triptych of reasons for a quick break in the Mother City. What to see: The galleries are offering a smorgasbord… Read more →

Snake awareness first aid for snake bites and venomous snake handling

Let’s face it, most of us have a deep desire to learn more about snakes, especially those who love venturing out on hikes. And once you spot that snake between the bushes, panic sets in immediately as you struggle to identify the type of snake on your path. After that fateful encounter, you promise yourself that you’ll “learn more about… Read more →

Movement Film Festival celebrates natural spaces with an open air cinema

The Movement Film Festival celebrates the ability and love to move freely in natural spaces. It recognises the reality of a great threat that the planet faces and that is the lack of biodiversity. Biodiversity depends on the freedom of movement for all species. Through exploring, celebrating and educating about natural spaces the aim is to manifest a culture that… Read more →

What weekends at Nederburg’s The Manor are made of this Heritage Month

Nothing sounds more inviting than the word “braai”. Popular amongst many South Africans, it is what can be called “the way of life” and it does not mean just throwing meat on the fire and hoping for the best, but a ritual that brings people together in joy, laughter and indulging in a tasty meal. Heritage Month is here and… Read more →

Revealed: never-before-seen drawing by Vincent van Gogh

Arguably the most historically famous artist, Vincent Van Gogh is known by even the dullest art enthusiasts around. If not known by name, his Sunflowers or Starry Night will undoubtably be familiar to the eye. Even after his psychologically complex life, Van Gogh manages to impact the world of art. A never-before-seen pencil drawing of a broken old man, head in… Read more →

Cape Town gets a gigantic Ubuntu-inspired mural

15 days, one assistant and 22 metres above the ground. Those were the factors involved in street artist Nardstar, AKA Nadia Fisher completing one of the biggest murals in South Africa, and the largest in Cape Town. Dubbed “Ubuntu”, the mural is set in the old cement works in Philippi where the old factory acquaint the newly constructed Philippi Village…. Read more →