Stylish Safe Stay: Hôtel du Parc

Find out whether Hôtel du Parc is worth booking into for your next Staycation, as I review another Cape hotel for my Stylish Safe Stay travel series.

Here’s your local travel insider’s look on this boutique hotels quality of sleep, style, safety, and more…

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…

Stylish Safe Stay: The Onyx Hotel

As the winter season enters the Cape, I look at the perks of a Winter Staycation in the heart of the Mother City – from signature cocktails, to tours into the Winelands.

This is another Stylish Safe Stay to try…

Wanderlust: Plush Hotel Beds & Crisp Linens

Reminiscing on the hotel beds I’ve loved before, the wonders of crisp white linens, and ruminating on tourism and local travel culture in the age of the Covid-19 global pandemic.

Catch up on hotels, hospitality, and a little bit of hope – from London to New York, Cape Town, to the South of France…

Decadent Threads: Ritzy PINK Comforts

I’m thinking on the long weekend ahead, and styling that’s going to keep me chic and comfortable.

Here are my travel and style musings on ritzy pink comforts by elite South African fashion designer favourites of mine…

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…

Stylish Safe Stay: Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

The Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is all accessible affluence, and a world of flavour fun, travel relaxation, and slivers of familiar comfort.
Catch the luxury hotel deal of the year, and wander with me as I review the hospitality at this esteemed Belmond offering…

Travel Essentials: Suited for Summer

Here’s the Summer suit you can rock this season – somewhere between Givenchy SS20 and Resortwear of old.

Streetstyle is back – and all looks should be worn with masks!

Symbol of Hope Lights Up Spirits & Streets by the Water

So pleased to see that one of my favourite Cape shopping haunts, V&A Waterfront, is keeping to its model of holiday seasons filled with: Sustainability, collaboration, creativity and compassion.

Check out the symbol of hope they’re lighting up our worlds with now!

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?