Thanks to this blog, I’ve been very fortunate to be exposed to South African wines to a greater degree than the average person. Whether it was being invited to wine estates to try new vintages and compare them to old vintages, or simply getting to taste rare and unusual wines at dinner and events. I’m grateful for all those experiences. I learnt a lot and…
For any South Africans living in London, hankering for a taste of home, or non-South Africans interested in tasting authentic South African food, there is a treat coming to London in August 2018. A 7 course pop-up experience featuring not only popular South African dishes, but drinks too. Enjoy a Savanna cider, Amarula and a selection of Nederburg wines with the various courses.
Better SA makes volunteering easy. They will find an organisation that needs assistance from volunteers, they will organise all the tools and materials needed to assist and they will provide transport to and from the venue. All you have to do is book your spot on the bus via their website, and be at the meeting point on time. Read the post for more details.
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.