South Africa’s Best Cycle Routes


Most people know that the weather in South Africa lends itself towards outdoor activities, but what some people might not know, is that for certain activities, Winter is just as good as Summer ~ and is sometimes even better. Cycling is one of those activities and it’s also one of our favourite ways to see […]

Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts


If you like the feeling of grass beneath your feet, the sound of music in your ears and the sight of incredible nature, Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts are waiting for you. Held in the stunning Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens in Cape Town from early December to early April, concertgoers are treated to fabulous music in […]

Fabricnation – Handmade in South Africa

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If you’re looking for a souvenir that is useful and won’t be a dust-collector, we recommend taking home some beautiful textiles. Established in 2007 by Jane Soloman and Jann Cheifitz, Fabricnation is one of our favourite, authentically South African produced fabric collections. The intricate designs are typically one colour prints which showcase well-known South African […]

Surf’s up in Cape Town

Surfing in Cape Town

It’s no secret that many people visit South Africa’s abundant shores to enjoy the natural beauty and wildlife. Although game parks are a wonderful way to experience SA, there are plenty of other ways to get in touch with your “inner outdoorsman”. Known for it’s beautiful landscape, mountains and beaches, Cape Town offers lots of […]

Meet Paper Artist Keri Muller of Simple Intrigue

Keri Muller Simple Intrigue

It’s fair to say that a visit to Montebello Design Centre may leave you a little poorer in pocket, but much richer in every other way. Nestled between age-old trees in the leafy suburb of Newlands in Cape Town, Montebello is an oasis of inspiration and creativity. It is home to a diverse collective of […]