Tag Archive: Cape Town

November 29, 2015   /   by natalie   /   ,

Ten (slightly) Unusual Things To Do In Cape Town

Ten (slightly) Unusual Things To Do In Cape Town

When visiting Cape Town for the first time it’s imperative to go up Table Mountain, visit Camps Bay beach, shop at the Neighbourgoods Market, take in the views at Cape Point and stroll through the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens. These are just a few of the iconic must-see attractions that have helped make Cape Town […]

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November 25, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , ,

Margot Molyneux S/S 2016

Margot Molyneux S/S 2016

Margot Molyneux is my favourite local designer. Her cuts are exquisite and she uses the softest fabrics that hang and fold perfectly on the body. Her stuff is classic, basic in the best way and always feels amazing when I’m wearing it. Margot sent me something from her latest range, Colour Field, available online now. […]

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November 25, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , ,

Cocktails, Sunset and a Staycation at the Radisson Blu Waterfront

Cocktails, Sunset and a Staycation at the Radisson Blu Waterfront

I remember coming to visit Cape Town as a teenager (I grew up in Joburg) and wanting nothing more than to watch the sunset over cocktails at the Radisson Bu Waterfront. There’s just nothing quite like it. There’s something about it that’s just so quintessentially Cape Town. The deck is right on the water and […]

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November 3, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , ,

A Weekend in Matjiesfontein

A Weekend in Matjiesfontein

There are some weekends where you just want to hang out with your best friend-lover, nap, eat and drink G&T’s. Keenan and I recently celebrated ourĀ second anniversary, which was one of those weekends for us and I knew just the place to do it all. We arrived on Friday evening just after sunset, in time […]

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October 30, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , , , , , ,

Exploring the Stellenbosch Valley: Day 2

Exploring the Stellenbosch Valley: Day 2

In case you missed it, I shared Day 1 of our amazing visit to the Stellenbosch Valley here. If you’re looking for an awesome itinerary for the Stellenbosch Wine Route, look no further. Between Day 1 and Day 2 of our #seeStellenboshValley itinerary, you’re basically sorted. It combines wine tasting, beer tasting, unique wine pairings, […]

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September 10, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , ,

Spring Road Trip to Cape Agulhas

Spring Road Trip to Cape Agulhas

A couple of weeks ago Keenan and I really needed a little break, so we decided to book somewhere nice for the night. I visited Cape Agulhas once, a few years ago and it really captured my imagination. Not only is it the most Southern tip of Africa, but it’s one of the most beautiful […]

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August 19, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , , , ,

Waterkloof Restaurant

Waterkloof Restaurant

I have had the pleasure of dining at Waterkloof Restaurant more than once (see here and here) and I am reminded every every time I visit of what it means to make food that is art. Chef Gregory Czarnecki is a bit of a food hero of mine and I am always amazed to see […]

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July 31, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , , , ,

A guide to my favourite South African Chardonnays

A guide to my favourite South African Chardonnays

I LOVE CHARDONNAY Ok, I love all wine. I love the smells and the flavours and the stories. I love visiting wine farms and learning about how the earth and the wind and the proximity to eucalyptus influence what we eventually pour into shiny wine glasses. I love meeting wine makers and hearing allĀ about their […]

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July 29, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , ,

Babylonstoren

Babylonstoren

Let me start off by saying that if ever you find yourself in the Cape, wondering where to stay or eat or walk or relax, you should immediately make your way to the absolutely beautiful Babylonstoren. It is The Garden of Eden. The jewel of the Winelands. It’s my favourite place to visit. The Farm […]

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