A taste of the ocean

No other spirit presents such a blank canvas onto which a distiller can tell a story about a place or culture as does gin....

La dolce vita

Vibey and with top-drawer décor, The Great Cape Trading Company’s Bloubergstrand restaurant-cum-deli is fast becoming the destination for gourmands. To enter the restaurant, step into...

Beauty & bliss on steroids

The frisson of delight when arriving at Wamakersvlei is guaranteed to last throughout your stay. Exultant moments will be many: from sensational seascapes and...

Shoot, for art’s sake

Photography is the quickest, most exact tool ever invented to record our lives. It’s also the most accessible way of making art - ever....

Making waves

A St Helena Bay mother turns her zeal for underwater photography into a flourishing business. Bursting into life with a dazzling colour pop of pinks,...

Just ginger!

Years ago, West Coast youngsters partied on the dunes with ginger beer and dikkoek, according to the Bergrivier Vissersvrouevereening. Now you too, can get...

Get sneaky with snails

The proven harmful effects on health and ecosystems are just two of many reasons to stop using pesticides in gardens. But oh dear, how...

Creative YOU

Creative thinking may seem a bit pie-in-the-sky for some, but with practice and commitment, it’s learnable. In every facet of our lives, creativity comes into...

Life begins at 25 knots

Want it faster, higher, tougher? Kitesurfing’s your game! Woo hoo, harnessing the propulsion of kite and board, kitesurfing is just so darn intoxicating. And you...

I’d rather go fishing

Whether it's the call of the sea or the thrill of the hunt, few sports are as rewarding as deep-sea fishing. Die-hard fishermen now...