Things to do this Valentine’s Day in Cape Town

Adore it or abhor it, you can’t escape the universal day of love. And while Valentine’s Day (14 February, for those who tend to forget) has become an age-old tradition defined by shop-bought red roses, heart-smattered teddy bears and boxes upon boxes of gooey chocolates, your personal Cupid-themed celebration doesn’t have to be quite so cliché. So, if you’re looking to spend Va...
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Water Saving a Worthwhile Investment in Cape Town Property

"Water saving features such as storage tanks, water efficiency devices, and boreholes in particular are unsurprisingly proving to be major selling features in Cape Town South, as property buyers are looking at the water problem as a long-term issue", says Andre de Villiers, veteran Southern Suburbs real estate agent and owner of the Cape Town South group of four Chas Everitt of...
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Hotel Glencairn Community Market – Valentines edition

Its Market day time again, we cant wait to see you all down at the Hotel. We have music as usual, great stalls, yummy food, jumping castles and an awesome vibe just for you. bring the kids, bring the folks it's a great day out with the family. This ongoing market showcases a fabulous bunch of creatives, music, crafts, food and an all round vibe. Take some time out thi...
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Day Zero now likely to happen – NEW EMERGENCY MEASURES

From the City of Cape Town. 18 JANUARY 2018 STATEMENT BY THE CITY’S EXECUTIVE MAYOR PATRICIA DE LILLE In summary: Day Zero is now likely 60% of Capetonians won’t save water and we must now force them Punitive tariff to force high users to reduce demand 50 litres per person per day for the next 150 days Drought Charge likely to be scrapped by Council We ...
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Hotel Hysterical Comedy Extravaganza

Rob Van Vuuren in conjunction with Hotel Glencairn have been bringing top class comedy to the deep south for a little over a year now. As 2017 draws to an end it only seems fitting to end the year with a super-duper comedy extravaganza. Our line up includes 6 of South Africa’s Top comedians all under one roof for one night only. We are delighted to have Kurt Schoonraad a...
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Cape Town Water Crisis: What you’ll have to pay in ‘water tax’

Source: The South African Date: 2017-12-05 It is all but confirmed that from February next year, Cape Town will be introducing a “water tax” or a water levy or a water surcharge. Call it whatever you will. The purpose of the charge is to raise more capital for long-term drought solutions. But it’s also a bit of a Catch22. Since the City is generating less income from w...
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Cape Town has just been voted as the best city in the world… again!

British tourists have voted Cape Town the best city in the world for the fifth consecutive year. After a poll of 90,000 readers in the 2017 Telegraph Travel Awards, the South African city of Cape Town was victorious, beating Vancouver and Tokyo to the top prize. Remarkably, it’s the fifth consecutive year that Cape Town has been named number one – and with all eyes on Sout...
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No More Bare Feet – Uphawu

What it is? “No More Bare Feet” was established in 2016 by Mondeka Mabibini, as the second leg of the Uphawu Community Development organisation, of which she is the founder. What’s our Aim? The aim of the No More Bare Feet campaign is to give children in the rural areas of the Eastern Cape, where she comes from, shoes to wear to school. Many children are from poor b...
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Shoals of yellow tail in False Bay may attract great white sharks

From: City of Cape Town 13 November 2017 The first large shoals of yellow tail for the summer were spotted in False Bay over the weekend. The City of Cape Town wants to remind beach goers that the presence of great white sharks increases in in-shore areas with the arrival of yellow tail and higher water temperatures. In-shore shark activity usually increases over the s...
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DIY Day with Jade

Join me for a fun filled, low impact, DIY workshop & leave with new skills & a bag of natural creations you made for yourself & as gifts! We will make: - A range of Stylish soy candles - Delicious body butter - Luscious lip balm - Blissful body scrub - Simple but Gorgeous Christmas décor And explore eco friendly wrapping solutions too!  Dates: Sunday...
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