Stylish Safe Stay: Old Foundry Hotel

The hotels under Ideas Cartel can sometimes come off as contrived, but they’re also fun and not at all off-putting.
The Old Foundry finished my trilogy of this hospitality brand, and this is everything you need to know about the experience, foodie favourites, travel perks, value for money, and style…

Culinary Quest: Brunch Cafe by Ideas Cartel

With Brunch Cafe, membership club Ideas Cartel offers up another space that fits right in with Cape Town’s inner city foodie culture and cosmopolitan lifestyle ethos.

Find your perfect plate pick for brunch, now…

Travel Essentials: Skincare Beauty Finds

I honestly have Self-Care Exhaustion from being locked down, but these are the products I cant do without now, where my skin, travel, and beauty is concerned…

Culinary Quest: Loose Leaf TWG Teas

From High Tea in gorgeous spaces, to Afternoon Tea at home, this is why my imported loose leaf TWG teas have become part of an at-home ritual during lockdown…

Culinary Quest: Casa Labia by Ideas Cartel

At this innovation intersection, Casa Labia Cultural Centre serves warm hospitality, culinary delights to remember, views perfect for rest & relaxation, an event calendar for the family, and an aesthetic staycation to remember.

Here’s why you should visit…

Cocktails in the City: Fun Festive Fusions with Inverroche Gin

Great cocktails now only basically need Inverroche Gin as a base, and your own willingness to bastardise fine booze by being your own experimental mixologist during the festive season.

Drink up these few visuals of my (rather plentiful) libations…

Culinary Quest: High Tea at Charly’s Bakery

If you’re like me, hunkered in at home and craving the indulgent opulence of a decadent Afternoon Tea, then order in the experience from the comfort of home.
Charly’s Bakery now has a bountiful High Tea boxed beautifully. Perfect for 2 (but an excess of storable pleasure for 1 too) the High Tea menu is incredible in its diverse and inclusive offerings.

Culinary Quest: The Secreted Away Pajamas & Jam Eatery

Its soundtrack is murmurs, and its look has the charming finish of an editorial draw, while its flavours meld humble peasant dishes with pleasant technical culinary expertise and powerful contemporary plating.

Welcome to Pajamas & Jam Eatery!

Solo Winter: A Cape Town Sunday Funday Guide

From “where to sleep?”, to “where to eat?”, and “where to shop?” …Winter for One can be a quiet & dull time as archetypal Summer activities dwindle & the people around you pair up for Fall cuddles.
However, you can have a wonderful Solo #SundayFunday if you plan it right.

Ready to eat and chill your way around Cape Town?