Design is the enabler through which we can re-imagine our city, and improve the lives of its citizens.
When it comes to creative design, Cape Town does not stand back for any city in the world – and that’s official! The Mother City has been designated World Design Capital 2014… [read more]
If you’re staying at our Rubens at The Palace Hotel this Easter, you’ll have the perfect base from which to enjoy one of London’s many Easter-themed events. Our very own Director of Fun, John the Concierge, can share lots of tips and information about entertaining adventures for the whole family.… [read more]
London enjoys a reputation as one of the most eclectic and interesting shopping destinations in the world. From high street to high fashion it’s easy to get lost in the abundance of choice available across the capital. But never fear there’s an army of intrepid personal shoppers and stylists ready… [read more]
Rooibos is as much a part of the Bushmans Kloof experience as the warm, caring service and hospitality. They serve jugs of delicious Iced Rooibos Tea on arrival as a signature welcome drink, while and steaming pots of Rooibos tea are very popular at their legendary High Tea.
The History… [read more]
Located right on the doorstep of Buckingham Palace, The Rubens at the Palace is steeped in history and tradition, offering guests a quintessentially British taste of city life. One of the many things worth experiencing at the hotel is the suburb afternoon tea, which is something of a specialty of… [read more]
Built on the same site that once housed Guernsey’s oldest hotel, The Duke of Richmond Hotel continues to offer warm hospitality to visitors from across the world wanting to explore this scenic isle. Priding itself on being a boredom free zone, holidaying here means you’ll have tons of exciting family-friendly… [read more]
Maitre’ d of The Grill Room at The Oyster Box in Durban, Hendry Pakiri has been making crêpes for over 30 years. In fact he still uses the same copper pan that he used all that time ago to conjure up his famous Crêpes Suzette dessert, which is made with… [read more]
It’s true that London can be quite a loud place. The city never fully slows down in the evening, and you can expect to encounter the constant clamour of the city’s denizens going to and fro. But don’t let that worry you: once you’ve wound down for the evening and… [read more]
We happen to think that London is the perfect wedding destination. Its rich scenery imparts plenty of charm (not to mention an ideal backdrop for wedding shots), and with numerous shops on the doorstep, you can easily source everything you need, from dresses to decorations.
For prospective couples seeking the… [read more]
For the gentleman about town, there’s little else more enjoyable than an old-fashioned hot-shave. London’s traditional barbers are a sanctuary of peace and golden solitude, where you can escape the hectic modern world and enjoy this luxury at the hands of the professionals. Just relax under the hot steamed towels… [read more]