Part II of Whisk(e)y Tasting and Jazz Evening at Akemi

fiveThe equivalent of 34 bottles of Scotch whisky was shipped from Scotland every second last year according to the Scotch Whisky Association. Patrons of Akemi Restaurant’s first Whisk(ey) and Jazz evening in Dar es Salaam were treated to a selection of this Scotch. Here are my tasting highlights… More…

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The Art of Winemaking at Plaisir de Merle

comp 1Cape Town Series: As the 11th Dar Wine Festival approaches it’s a perfect time to get an exclusive expert insight into how grapes are transformed into award-winning vino by acclaimed wine maker Niel Bester at Plaisir de Merle. More…

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Q and A with Jessica Laditan, Pop Up Africa


Across Europe and North America there is increasing interest in the diverse cuisines of the African continent. One of the inspirational figures behind the rising ‘African food’ scene is Jessica Laditan, co-founder of Pop Up Africa, a UK-based events enterprise. More…

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Discover more with the City Sightseeing Cape Town Bus

cameraland-canon_sightseeing_photo_tour_1080_892_85_sCape Town Series: If you are visiting South Africa’s Mother City for the first time (or just want to discover more on a return trip) the City Sightseeing Cape Town ‘hop on, hop off’ bus tours are a convenient, safe and fun way to explore a variety of places in just one day. More…

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Wine tasting at Franschhoek Cellar

The Franschhoek Cellar has a selection of fabulous spaces to sample wine, dine and relax.

Cape Town Series: It was an absolute pleasure to join Cathy Van Niekerk from the DGB wine portfolio for a tasting in the wonderful setting of Franschhoek Cellar.  More…

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Enjoy easy payments with the Mimosa Black Card

mimosa-picIt was exciting to discover that the ‘Mimosa Black Card’ is now being accepted at even more restaurants, bars and shops in Tanzania. More…

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