Maynardville Open-Air Theatre: Tips & Tricks for Theatre Under the Stars

The Maynardville Open-Air Theatre is an experience unlike any other. It is a 700 seater outdoor theatre situated in Maynardville Park in the heart of the historical Chelsea Village in Wynberg and every year in Summer, Shakespeare’s plays and ballets are performed there. There is something magical about entertainment beneath the night sky, an auditorium surrounded by trees and […]

The Salt Yard: Mowbray’s New Kid on the Block

The Salt Yard is the new, quirky, reasonably priced and eco-friendly kid on the block in Mowbray and is certainly giving the established restaurants along the Durban Road strip a run for their money. I have been there three times since it opened and all three times it has been humming, particularly so on Friday night when […]

Cape Town Comedy Club

Listed on’s ‘Top 10: Comedy Club’s Around the World’, The Cape Town Comedy Club has grown from strength to strength over the years and now has a home right on our doorstep at the V&A Waterfront. Situated in the historical Old Pumphouse building, the venue has an industrial feel with visible steel trusses painted red to highlight them. […]

Sundowner Spot: Wijnhuis Bar & Grill

If you love wine like I do, there are few things that excite me more at a restaurant than an extensive wine list. Not only does the Wijnhuis Wine Bar & Grill in Newlands have 500 wines available by the bottle, but they have taken it a step further with their selection of 20 wines available by the glass, […]

Mink & Trout Wine Bar & Bistro

Mink & Trout Wine Bar and Bistro is a newish restaurant that has opened at in the space where Birds used to be on Bree Street, Cape Town CBD. The decor is stunning: bare brick walls and furniture with modern, clean lines in rich hues of green, grey and blue with hints of rose gold. It feels very opulent. […]

Sundowner Spot: The Radisson Blu Hotel

I am a HUGE fan of ‘the sundowner’. I love the idea of watching my favourite part of the day from a gorgeous place with delicious drink in hand (and maybe a snack or two). Tobago’s Bar and Terrace at the Radisson Blu Hotel at the Waterfront has long been one of my favourite spots for this […]

A Decision Made

As the end of 2016 approached, social media around the world exploded with witty memes and defiant statuses, all bidding farewell with the ‘middle finger’ to train wreck that was last year. Personally, it was not a train wreck. I did not experience anything particularly earth shattering or heartbreaking. I did not experience anything worthy of great elation either. Overall, […]