It’s common wisdom that investing in property over the long term is a solid investment. It’s better to use your money to pay off a bond, than to be paying someone else’s bond off with your rental payments. But getting onto the property ladder can be trickier than one might imagine.
As you can imagine, I have a lot of people asking me for advice on what to see and do when visiting Cape Town. Whether you’re visiting for 1 day or 10, the best way to see Cape Town is on the hop-on, hop-off City Sightseeing bus.
Then the guys from KnektMe contacted me and asked me to take a look at their app. It’s meant to facilitate more efficient networking for everyone, but I could instantly see the benefit for me as an introvert. It’s like Tinder for networking. That’s probably not an analogy the KnektMe team will be particulary pleased with, but hear me out.
This year MySchool celebrates its 20th anniversary and is very proud to have donated over R500m to causes over the last 20 years. To celebrate their anniversary, MySchool is giving an additional R20,000 to 20 causes plus if you help spread the word, you could win R20,000 too. Details at the bottom of this post.
A friend of mine recently asked my advice about buying a car and seeing as it’s been a while since I’ve written on the topic of personal finance, I thought I would share my opinion here too.
CBC Is renowned for producing beers which are distinctive but true to style and palatable to a wide audience. Having mastered the range of styles which make up the CBC range, the brewing team has been given carte blanche to develop a range of speciality beers in the CBC style. The first beer in the range was released at the beginning of August, a Dunkel.
We are spoilt for choice when it comes to wine tasting in and around Cape Town. So many wine estates with so many great offerings, it’s often quite difficult to actually decide where to go. But on a recent visit to La Motte in Franschhoek, I found my kind of tasting experience. Something a little more sophisticated, unusual and informative. Click to read more.
It was only recently that I had a game experience that restored my faith in game reserves. That was my visit to Sanbona Wildlife Reserve. What sets Sanbona apart from other reserves apart from its size, is that there is no intervention. The animals live the way they are meant to. It’s the real deal.
In the last couple of years a number of apps like Uber, Taxify, Snapscan and Zapper have appeared on the scene. They make our lives easier, but what happens if your wallet is stolen and you have to cancel your cards? Here’s how you can solve that problem.
Voyager Miles are largely a waste of time, but there is one way you can get some value out of them… Convert them to Style Miles at Miles For Style online shopping site. There is a huge selection of things you can buy once you have converted your miles. In this post I share the details of how it works and some of my favourite picks from the Miles For Style shop.