Protea Hotel Stellenbosch

The Protea Hotel Stellenbosch is a great place to getaway from the city and still be close enough to visit the surrounding wine farms & town.

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8 Reasons Why Captain America Civil War is Amazing

Overall Captain America Civil War is a fantastic film.

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Joe’s Easy Diner Restaurant Review

Joe's Easy Diner brings a retro-American flare to Cape Town.


Batman V Superman – Movie Review

There are glimpses of a great movie inside BvS. Unfortunately, Zack Snyder’s direction results in a underwhelming hot mess of a film.

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 – Movie Review

Overall My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 is not funny and will be one of my least favourite movies of 2016.


The Boers at the End of the World

The Boers at the End of the world is the fascinating story of the Boer families who sailed across the ocean after the Anglo-Boer war to start a new life in Argentina.


Sink – Movie Review

Overall Sink is a good film and shows how SA cinema is movie forward.

zoolander 2

Zoolander 2 Review

Zoolander 2 might not be everyone’s cup of tea, but I enjoyed it thoroughly.


Spasie Restaurant – Fine Dining Without The Pretence [Review]

Overall Spasie is a great venue with a great concept that served fantastic food.

the danish girl

The Danish Girl – Review

Overall the stellar performances by Eddy Redmayne & Alicia Vikander takes an average screenplay and turns it into something quite special.


Dash Restaurant, Queen Victoria Hotel V&A Waterfront

Dash Restaurant is named after Queen Victoria's favourite pet dog. Offering the ultimate in sophisticated fine dining, the 36-seater Dash offers guests an elegant yet relaxed experience.

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Daddy’s Home Review

Overall Daddy’s Home fails at the one requirement for a comedy movie, and that is to make the viewers laugh.

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Dalliance Restaurant V&A Waterfront

Dalliance is located in the Golden Mile at the Waterfront (the end aisle between the international designer boutiques).


The Revenant Review

Overall The Revenant is a feast for the eyes and explores some interesting themes & ideas. However all the pieces of the puzzle never quite come together.

the big short

The Big Short Review

Overall The Big Short is a great film that will leave you both laughing & pondering about how greed controls America.


The Color Run Still Is The Happiest 5k On The Planet

The Color Run is one the most enjoyable family friendly events that happens in Cape Town.


Pan Review

Pan is in desperate need of proper direction and the lack of it gave us a tonally inconsistent film.


Everest Review

Overall Everest is great film that gives an amazing view of Everest, and brings a heart breaking story to the big screen.


Vacation Review

The original Vacation movie had great comedic moments while this quasi reboot/sequel has none.


Hitman: Agent 47 Review

Hitman: Agent 47 is a film that had a great premise, but falls flat due to bad direction and a horrible script.


Loki Rothman The Way Back Album Review

Loki Rothman has great song writing & production skills, and as a listener you can sit back and enjoy his album.


Fantastic Four Movie Review

Fantastic Four is a disappointment that's in desperate need of the Marvel reboot.

The Glass Lounge Fabulous Friday

The Glass Lounge – Fabulous Friday

Tucked away in Tamboerskloof, The Glass Lounge offers a sophisticated dining experience that’s affordable.


Fabulous Friday: Table Thirteen

Table Thirteen is a quaint breakfast and lunch spot at the beginning of Greenpoint that’s a Cape Town hidden gem.

Avengers Age of Ultron

Avengers Age of Ultron Review

Overall Avengers Age of Ultron is an outstanding film. From the action sequences, dialogue, character development and overall cinematic experience. It is one of the must see films of 2015.


Fabulous Friday – House of JC Le Roux

We went straight to champagne heaven and back when House of JC Le Roux invited us to an afternoon filled with bubbling style.


Extant Season 1

Overall the show uses cliff-hangers effectively and the DVD also combines several episodes into one 2 hour session. If you like drama & intrigue with a sci-fi twist then Extant is for you.

Raith Gourmet

Raith Gourmet Review

Raith Gourmet is great deli spot if you want to grab a quick lunch and experience German food.


Tammy DVD Review

Tammy is one of the worst movies from 2014 and just proves that doing the same thing over and over again doesn't always work.


Bedouin Café & Deli Review

Overall Bedouin Cafe and Deli is a great breakfast or lunch spot with great service, good food and reasonable prices.

Step Up

Step Up All In DVD Review

If the movie got rid of the forced dialogue, terrible story and it just focused on showing amazing dancing throughout, it would've been a great viewing experience.


Simply Asia Tableview

Really great fresh Thai food in a fab location - you can smell the ocean. Prices range from R30 for starters & mains average around R60. Excellent value.


15 On Orange

The hotel offers guests a stunning heated rooftop pool with full views of Cape Town & Table Mountain, a spa, the 5 Star Savour restaurant & the luxurious Murano bar with a fabulous outside patio.


Enjoy a Stress and Tension Busting Thai Massage at Na-Bua

I would definitely recommend that you pay Na-Bua a visit if you need to get rid of any tension or just want an amazing massage.

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Col’Cacchio launches Banting Pizza

Loved the flavours and the side salad that accompanies the Banting pizzas.

The Color Run

The Color Run Truely is the Happiest 5K

The Color Run was a lot of fun and really was the happiest 5k. From turning into a rainbow, to the festival zone at the end.

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Protea Fire & Ice Hotel, Cape Town

An ideal location that allows you to escape the hustle and bustle of the city whilst still being able to enjoy what the city has to offer.


La Mama Restaurant

Beautifully decorated with taste and attention to detail, La Mama transports you to Italy. With its delightful ambiance, the owners are not only masters of Italian cuisine but of environment as well.


Sunday Times Literary Awards Shortlist Nominees Announced

Ten books were shortlisted for the Alan Paton Award and the Sunday Times Fiction Prize at the 2014 Sunday Times Literary Awards in Franschhoek.

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