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Best Restaurants In Cape Town

Eat Out Magazine recently announced the top 10 restaurants in the country. The top 10 were selected from 20 nominated restaurants and 17 of the nominees are in Cape Town and the winelands. Which means we have a list of the 17 best restaurants in Cape Town and surrounds for 2017. Each of these will be well worth visiting.

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Harbour House Group Just Pimped Your Summer

Harbour House Group recently launched Harbour House and La Parada at Constantia Nek, plus they have taken over the Grand Beach and given it a R10m revamp. I went to check out both venues and I’m pleased to report, I liked what I saw. Here’s the low down on why you will want to spend some time at both these venues this summer.

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Win The Trip Of A Lifetime With Safari365

To celebrate 10 years in the business, Safari365 is giving away a 10 day African journey worth $10,000! This is an amazing trip which showcases some of the best Africa has to offer and includes domestic flights! Together with their partners and sponsors, Safari365 has put together the trip of a lifetime. Read more to find out how you can win this incredible trip.

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Escrow Services In South Africa

Buying or selling items through the classifieds like Gumtree or OLX can be fraught with danger and fraud. But escrow services are popping up to facilitate transactions and ensure that both the buyer and seller are protected. I used one of the services recently, this is my experience and my thoughts on escrow services in general.

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Capitec Credit Card

Capitec recently launched their credit card product. Being a huge fan of Capitec I took a look at it but what I saw was very disappointing. Here’s why I won’t be getting one.

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5 Reasons Not To Miss Pinotage On Tap This Year

It’s that time of year again. Time for the wine festival that put both Wellington and Pinotage on the map. Time for the king of wine festivals. Time for Pinotage On Tap at Diemersfontein. Here are my 5 reasons to get to POT this year and have a pair of tickets to giveaway too.

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Kirstenbosch Concerts 2016/2017

Here is the Kirstenbosch concert schedule for the summer of 2016 / 2017. As usual, a great lineup. Don’t forget to book in advance on Webtickets because most concerts sell out well ahead of the day.


Galileo Movie Schedule 2016/2017

Galileo have released the movie and venue schedule for the 2016/2017 summer season. If you haven’t been to a Galileo screening before, you are seriously missing out. What’s not to love about an outdoor movie at a fabulous venue with drinks and food available to purchase? At some venues you can’t take your own drinks and food so check before you go.

San Pellegrino Young Chef 2016

Most people know about the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards. They happen annually and South Africa has had representation on the list through top performers like The Tasting Room at Le Quartier Francaise and The Test Kitchen. San Pellegrino is one of the sponsors of the awards but they have decided to escalate their investment in the industry by creating a new competition which is complementary to the the World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards. The San Pellegrino Young Chef Awards started in 2015 and is a worldwide competition.


MySchool And Loot Partner To Benefit SA Charities

What started in 1997 as a sustainable way for parents to raise money for schools, has grown to become one of South Africa’s biggest community programmes. Cardholders have a portion of their spend donated by the retailer whenever they swipe their MySchool card. The card is free and the donations cost the cardholder nothing, and now there is a new partner, online shopping site,