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Shopping in the buff at Nude Foods in Cape Town

Nowadays everything from strawberries and cucumbers to almond flour, chickpeas and honey come smothered in plastic, which makes its way home with us. It is estimated that consumers on average use 50 – 150 kilograms of plastic per person per year. This is why we are extremely excited that the packaging-free shopping trend has been sweeping the […]

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A Cevicheria in Lisbon: Masterful Ceviche

This tiny, unpretentious gem of a restaurant on trendy Principe Real in Lisbon stops pedestrians in their tracks. Partly when they see its Instagram-famous octopus sculpture and partly because of the commotion of hungry punters waiting their turn at the door, sipping wine and cocktails. The interior of A Cevicheria in Lisbon is beautifully decorated […]

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Hotel Valverde: inner-city Lisbon stay for foodies

Heading to Lisbon soon and looking for some oh-yes-please accommodation in an unbelievably beautiful part of town? Hotel Valverde is where you book your Lisbon stay if you want a lush haven in one of the most luxurious spots in the heart of this vibrant city. Inspired by London and New York’s Town Houses, it’s […]

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Baixa House in Lisbon: ultimate hide-out for food lovers

If you’re a foodie, chances are you’re a pretty relaxed human – someone who enjoys sitting back, tucking in, winding down and savouring the good things in life. This is what makes Baixa House in Lisbon the ideal destination for gentile gluttons; it’s the absolute perfect place to revel in a vida linda. Baixa House […]

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First ever truffle hunting experience in South Africa: hunt for black gold at the Anthonij Rupert Estate

Truffles are the stuff of legend in culinary circles. Earthy, pungent and exquisitely musky, this member of underground fungi family might not look like much at first sight (it looks a little like an irregular, rough-skinned potato to be quite frank), but oh heavens it makes magic on a plate in the hands of a […]

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The best coffee spots and experiences in Cape Town

By now it’s common knowledge that Cape Town takes its coffee fairly seriously. The Mother City does not kid around when it comes to the best coffee, and neither do the proprietors of the city’s coffee hot spots who have the rather important job of keeping her populace thoroughly caffeinated and ready to carpe that […]

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