The Top 5 Best Jazz Spots in Cape Town

Cape Town restaurants and bars all over the city host jazz nights and live unplugged sessions from different and local artists. I have compiled at least five spots and a facebook page that you can also consult when looking for Jazz sessions in Cape Town.

Gigi Rooftop restaurant and bar: Cape Town’s New Hotspot

Gigi Rooftop is almost a month old and it is on everyone’s to-visit list. I can safely say that this place is indeed worth the hype. This poolside rooftop bar and eatery are situated on the sixth-floor of the Gorgeous George Hotel in Cape Town. And it is indeed gorgeous! Besides this space being aesthetically…

“Coolest Monkey in the jungle”: A nuanced understanding of racism

“Coolest Monkey in the jungle” are the words written on an H&M hoodie which went viral and received social media backlash for being “racist”. The outcry was the result of the hoodie being modelled by a black young boy from Sweden. Even though the mother of the H&M model found this hoodie to not be…

Cape Town Restaurants that I trust with my taste buds

Coming from Port Elizabeth navigating the vast Cape Town food scene came with a lot of trial and error. However, surrounding myself with people who had more knowledge of the best eateries meant that I enjoyed the best that Cape Town has to offer. I will pass on this knowledge and share my favourite restaurants…

Top 5 MCCs that you should try before breaking the budget on Champagne!

With the rise of bubbly influenced by media personality Bonang Matheba, South Africans are becoming more particular about whether they’re drinking Champagne, Sparkling wine or Méthode Cap Classique. What’s the difference? Firstly, champagne is made from grapes in France, a region called Champagne. So irrespective of the method used to make the champagne, if it’s…