16 Fantastic Famous museums you can see without leaving home

Google Arts & Culture’s project partnered with 500 museums around the world to create virtual tours. You can “visit” these museums for free and from the safety of your own couch, bed or desk. The best part of this partnership is that a number of well known museums are part of this amazing project. The…

Fabulous First Thursdays in Cape Town: Free Wine, Art and more

I recently read a headline which stated that Cape Town has been voted Africa’s leading art hub. It came as no surprise to me as Zietz Mocca the biggest art gallery in Africa is in Cape Town. This month the annual International Public Art Fair which features muralists creating art live will be hosted in…

Beaches you must see in Cape Town

Cape Town has 82 beaches in total. It is a peninsula meaning that Cape Town is an almost island surrounded by the coast on three sides. Travelling to Cape Town means you have to visit at least one beach. I’m crazy about the sea and I even love the soft beach sand which clings to…

Top tips when visiting Shimmy Beach Club

To celebrate my birthday I went to Submerged Sundays at Shimmy Beach Club. I went to see Goldfish perform as they’ve always been one of my favorite South African performers. It was a wonderful experience and I ended up loving the music and the venue. The staff was really friendly as well and so since…

First time to the ballet tips

I love attending the ballet. I go at least once a year with my mom and sister. It’s become a tradition. I never aspired to become a ballerina as a little girl. But, I have always found it fascinating to watch. In my city attending the ballet isn’t a popular past time amongst most Capetonians. …

Celebrating Nelson Mandela

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the release of Nelson Mandela. Upon his release, he addressed a massive crowd at the Grand Parade from the City Hall in Cape Town.  I wasn’t old enough to understand or remember the gravity of the moment. Recently  I’ve been very busy at work. But, I still felt I…

What to wear in Cape Town uncovered

Cape Town style is laid-back and casual you will spot people wearing business attire, to athletic wear and even beach items. It’s normal to see people wearing flip flops with jeans and a vest. People don’t wear traditional outfits’ every day though you might spot some people wearing Shwe-Shwe and or African Wax print items. …

All about the Castle of Goodhope

The Castle of Goodhope known to locals as just the Castle is one of the oldest buildings in South Africa. It was established to protect the Cape Town from sea attacks. At first, it was supervised by Jan Van Riebeek in 1652. The Castle was built using slave labour and was ironically built to protect…

Things to do in Cape Town around Christmas

I have rounded up some fun activities you might want to do if you are in Cape Town around Christmas time. Given that the weather around this time of year is great the obvious beach trip is included along with a few other lesser-known activities.   Go to the Ballet Every year the Cape Town…