Rethink Plastic

Around 300 million tonnes of plastic are produced every year, half of which is for single-use. What can we do about it?  Over the last 50 years, plastic consumption has risen at an alarming rate...
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The best events in Cape Town in June 2018

Encounters Documentary Festival 2018 The Encounters South African International Documentary Festival presents a wide-ranging selection of local and international non-fiction films. Over 70 features and shorts, ranging from the urgently political to the performance of...
Cowshed

The Udderly Luxurious Cowshed Products are on the Hoof in South Africa

The concept behind Cowshed originated in the UK when Soho House founder Nick Jones purchased a 7-hectare country estate in Somerset (South West England) called Babington House. Within the expansive gardens of this estate,...
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From “Hook to Cook”at Steenberg’s Bistro Sixteen82 with Abalobi

Abalobi, a super fresh and sustainable new seafood initiative The charming and sophisticated Bistro Sixteen82 carries a resounding reputation as one of Cape Town’s finer restaurants, where the food is always exceptional and the...
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Wellness: Clean up your act – all about conscious living

There’s no denying that our behaviour affects the health of both our bodies, and the earth. It’s time to clean up our act for the sake of our wellness, and our planet. Dubbed "planetary healing",...
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Abalone House & Spa, a place to relax and be pampered this winter

The Cape West Coast with its bracing ocean, windswept beaches, endless views and dramatic sunsets is the perfect destination, summer or winter. In the colder months there are few things more alluring than huddling...
best vegan restaurants cape town

Cape Town’s best vegetarian & vegan-friendly restaurants

Nowadays, establishments that cater for vegetarians are a dime a dozen in the Mother City (think veggie lover’s pizza, vegetarian burgers, meat-free salads and pastas, etc.) What are less easy to come by are...

Bistro Sixteen82 and ABALOBI pilot SA’s first restaurant-supported fishery

Steenberg’s Bistro Sixteen82 and ABALOBI, a non-profit community-driven initiative, are pioneering South Africa’s very first restaurant-supported fishery that supplies sustainable and traceable premium quality seafood caught by small-scale local fishers. Sourcing seafood that is ecologically...
Clos-Malverne

Escape to Clos Malverne this Winter

Make the most of winter this year with a weekend winelands getaway to the picture-perfect Clos Malverne Wine Estate. Situated in the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands visitors are guaranteed to leave feeling completely...

Dog-friendly hiking and walking trails in Cape Town

From dog-friendly weekend getaways and beaches to dog parks and restaurants, where all the members of the family are welcome (including the furry ones), Cape Town is a city with a demonstrated empathy for...

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