The Top 5 reasons a professional portrait photo is important

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We are all photography professionals today it seems, snapping away with our smartphones, working with lighting, shadows, and angles. Yet, most don’t really know what they are doing and trying to come up with portrait photos for professional use, can be a dangerous pastime. There are many reasons to have a professional take your portrait … Read moreThe Top 5 reasons a professional portrait photo is important

From the Karoo to the Lowveld, there is a game reserve near you

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Twenty-five years ago, the Big Five were limited to the Lowveld and a few small places in northern KwaZulu Natal.  Today, you will find Big Five game reserves in the Valley Bushveld of the Eastern Cape, the Karoo of the Western Cape and throughout the Highveld areas of South Africa’s higher altitude provinces. These private … Read moreFrom the Karoo to the Lowveld, there is a game reserve near you

Get your Shuck On – Seafood with Mussel Monger Oyster and Mussel Bar

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It’s a warm and sultry Friday night in Sea Point, Cape Town and as I step into the Mojo Market on Regent Road, I am greeted with bustling bodies, laughter and the scent of freshly cooked food, seafood coming in strong. I’m here to review The Mussel Monger Oyster and Mussel Bar and while I … Read moreGet your Shuck On – Seafood with Mussel Monger Oyster and Mussel Bar

The 20th International Jazz Festival – interview with Craig Lucas

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No matter whether you are a jazz fan or not, you would have been very aware of the fact that something was going on at Cape Town’s foreshore this past weekend.  If the road closures weren’t enough, the sultry and vibey tunes pulsating from the CTICC would have given you a clue.  This weekend saw the … Read moreThe 20th International Jazz Festival – interview with Craig Lucas

Give a little, why don’t you? – The Giving is Living Initiative

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Until you have really given of your heart, you truly have not yet lived.   Not sure who said that, but there is something special about the give back.   unite /juːˈnʌɪt/  verb come or bring together for a common purpose or action. “they called on the world to unite”  The Giving is Living Initiative … Read moreGive a little, why don’t you? – The Giving is Living Initiative

City-smart skincare with Nikel Cosmetics

You might love all the exciting hustle-and-bustle energy the city has to offer, but your skin? Not so much. Air pollutants in built-up areas can cause premature ageing and dehydrate the skin. The good news is that Nikel Cosmetics has ways to protect your skin and repair some of the damage done. There are two … Read moreCity-smart skincare with Nikel Cosmetics

Atlantic Beach Country Club offers a 5-Star golfing experience

Arguably one of the best golf courses in Cape Town, Atlantic Beach Country Club not only has a world-class 18 hole, 72-par, links-style golf course, but also a full-scale driving range and practice facilities – all on the most spectacular setting in Cape Town. The Country Club is a mere 700 metres from the Melkbosstrand … Read moreAtlantic Beach Country Club offers a 5-Star golfing experience

Durbanville Hills Restaurant is an otherworldly experience

For an otherworldly restaurant experience, book a table at Durbanville Hills Restaurant. This is one restaurant you will never forget with its state of the art winery and breath-taking panoramic views of Table Mountain. Located in the rolling Durbanville wine valley, just outside of Cape Town, it is the perfect spot to escape the hustle … Read moreDurbanville Hills Restaurant is an otherworldly experience

The Galileo Open Air Cinema is back for lucky number 7

If you’re anything like us, you’ll be excited to read the headline ‘Summer is coming’, and nothing better introduces the change of season in Cape Town quite like movies under the stars with The Galileo Open Air Cinema. The recipe is beautifully simple; great movies to suit all tastes, a festive food market of local … Read moreThe Galileo Open Air Cinema is back for lucky number 7