5 exciting new beauty launches to add to your stash this December

December always feels like a happy month. Is it the easy-breezy weather? Is it the holiday soirées, fabulous party outfits and shimmer eyeshadow palettes? Or is it just a reminder of another year ending and to make the most of it? The festive season, however, never disappoints and is always buzzing with a slew of new beauty … Continue reading 5 exciting new beauty launches to add to your stash this December

Reviewed: The Blockman on Parkhurst’s 4th Avenue

It’s no surprise that Parkhurst’s 4th Avenue is full of modern spots for shaking hands, cutting deals and perhaps even an afternoon glass of prosecco. But leisurely lunch meetings are no longer reserved for investment bankers and high-power business associates. The Blockman, a brand-new chef-driven restaurant helmed by Vassilios ‘Basil’ Holiasmenos, strips away the rigid formalities of … Continue reading Reviewed: The Blockman on Parkhurst’s 4th Avenue

4 great grape breaks in the Cape Winelands this summer

While summer always brings about dreams of weekend getaways, the urge to get out of town has frankly never been stronger. But the age-old question remains: Where, exactly, should I go? For wine lovers and for travelling gourmands in the age of experiential and photo-op-driven journeying, gourmet wine tasting holidays in the Cape Winelands provide … Continue reading 4 great grape breaks in the Cape Winelands this summer

Our top 3 wine farm lunches to book this summer

Bougainvillea climbs the walls, lemon trees heave with citrus fruits and linen tablecloths flutter in the breeze. Restaurants on wine farms speak of summer holidays and a slower pace of life that allows time to settle in for long, lazy al fresco lunches where sauvignon blanc flows freely – and all that follows is a siesta under the shade of … Continue reading Our top 3 wine farm lunches to book this summer

The best restaurant in Africa – is it worth the hype?

The beach shacks of Paternoster – a remote fishing village two hours from Cape Town – call to mind creamy mussel pots, grilled crayfish with garlicky butter, strings of seashells, unpretentiously mismatched wooden furniture and the feeling of sunshine on the skin. Among the many winners at The World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards 2021, the … Continue reading The best restaurant in Africa – is it worth the hype?

Hot stuff: 10 summer beauty essentials that will keep you looking flawless 

Summer has always been an exciting time to play with beauty products, but this one hits different. We’re more excited than ever to break out the lightweight moisturisers, volumising hair products, glitter eyeshadows and highlighters that pack heaping doses of luminosity. A day at the beach or on a wine farm may be the epitome … Continue reading Hot stuff: 10 summer beauty essentials that will keep you looking flawless 

White hot summer: Where to get away from it all this holiday season

A ‘getaway’ is a chance to escape our daily lives, if only for several days. But there are some secluded yet luxurious places that take this idea even further, where ‘getting away’ actually means truly immersing yourself in our great outdoors – without sacrificing comfort or style … and then some. Whether you’re searching for … Continue reading White hot summer: Where to get away from it all this holiday season