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A sports fan’s wildest dreams at The Cape Wine Auction

 Some of the lots at this year’s Cape Wine Auction on Saturday, March 2 – sponsored by Nedbank Private Wealth – will offer bidders the opportunity to be a VIP guest at some incredible, once-in-a-lifetime sporting events being held locally and abroad including the Monaco Grand Prix and the Tour de France.   This year’s […]


South African actress and Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Nomzamo Mbatha returns as host for the Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo 2019, teaming up with Mark Bayly, well known South African television presenter. The prestigious Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo Cape Town takes place at Val de Vie Estate on 2 […]

How to successfully master business travel as a working mom

Being a working mom is not easy and being a mom who travels for work is even more complicated. Working moms need to balance important strategy meetings with the mayhem of back-to-school; they need to be experts at dealing with over-the-top emotions with calm composure whether faced with a disgruntled CEO or a three-year-old not […]


ALMOST 25 years since the von Arnim family launched the iconic Haute Cabrière wine range, the brand has undergone an exciting packaging upgrade. The Franschhoek-based winery, with its iconic setting on the scenic Franschhoek Pass, has been specialising in wines produced from the Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grape varietals since the brand’s inception in the […]

Bikes for Change for The Franschhoek Hospitality Academy Students

On Thursday 31st January, The Franschhoek Hospitality Academy Students were given an amazing gift that will change their lives in so many ways. After striking it lucky by winning a competition on Cape Talk radio just before his birthday, Gordon Laing, one of Pedal Power Associations (PPA) Exco members, decided to use his prize to Pay it Forward. […]

LUX* North Male Atoll Maldives: a new perspective on luxury

ROOFTOP RELAXING AREAS, PRIVATE POOLS, PEERLESS SOPHISTICATION FRESH INDIAN OCEAN IMAGINATION “Next level” is the best way to describe LUX* North Male Atoll, opening February 1, 2019. This new resort presents a disruption to the Maldivian mould with these over -sized, penthouse residences, which demonstrate fresh forward-thinking design for the Indian Ocean. By blending super-yacht […]

Corporate Traveller launches YOUR.CT – new technology tailored to needs of the SME

To mark the celebration of its 20th anniversary this year, Corporate Traveller, a division of the Flight Centre Travel Group, has announced the launch of a new technology platform, Your.CT, in the South African market. YOUR.CT, a new travel technology platform designed to meet the needs of SME corporates, will give travel arrangers, travellers and […]

Luxury House Party accommodation package at Grande Provence

Grande Provence has created an all-inclusive luxury House Party accommodation package for the ultimate escape with friends and family in the Franschhoek winelands. The House Party package offers exclusive use for a maximum of 10 people for a two night’s stay in the complete privacy of the secluded Owner’s Cottage. Steeped in period grandeur, the […]