Born in Cape Town in 1958, Jonathan Zapiro couldn’t imagine a career in cartooning, so he studied architecture at the University of Cape Town. When he couldn’t imagine a career in architecture, he tried switching to Graphic Design and promptly got conscripted to serve his compulsory two years in the then South African Defence Force (SADF).
With hundreds of impressive farms and estates to choose from, you are spoilt for choice and may need guidance in where best to do your tasting. It’s therefore essential to have a local expert guiding you to the best of them, which is exactly what our Sommelier on Board Brent Bartlett will do.
Your experience will start with a visit to the Oranjezicht Food Market to meet the founder Sheryl Ozinsky, and some of the locals who frequent it. Enjoy breakfast before shopping for the organic ingredients you will need to cook with Jade at her home.
Urban art and street art can be found throughout Cape Town. On walls, doorways and under bridges, turning ordinary spaces into canvasses of expression, often holding political or social significance, a form of art once associated with defiance and revolt, it is in fact a cultural message to the people of the city.
When asked why she doesn’t own just one Porsche she responds ‘Porsches are like children and smarties … the more the merrier.’ Drive a Porsche with Michelle Hambly-Grobler exclusively through Travel Designer.
Meet Cape Town local Ross Symons aka @white_onrice, a full time origami artist and renowned Instagrammer who had been creatively folding paper for a while when he decided he enjoyed it so much, he’d turn it into a career.
Jan Braai is the author of three best selling books on the topic of Braai, which have been translated into a numerous languages and published internationally. He is the presenter of a highly acclaimed television show ‘Jan Braai vir Erfenis’ now in its 10th season. He’s just the guy to give you an ultimate South African braai experience.