Toomuchloveliness: Weekend away

Staycation at Blackheath Lodge for a Weekend Away

I’m a born and bred Cape Townian who keeps falling in love with my city all over again. I once read this quote about London, Samuel Johnson said, “when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life“. On occasion I feel a little tired of life and it is normally this city…

Sleepover in the suburbs with The Vineyard Hotel

We visited The Vineyard hotel for a little escape and joined them for a date night dinner! We had a wonderful dinner at The Square restaurant for their wine and dine experience. The chef created an amazing tasting menu with highlights being the most amazing aubergine dish which wanted to celebrate all aspects of the…

Oranjezicht City Farm Market at The Waterfront

I was always a big fan of the Oranjezicht City Farm Market when it was in its original location. And I used to try visit on a monthly basis. However, when it moved to Helen Zille’s home and then again to the V&A¬†Waterfront I fell out of the habit of going. However, on a weekend…

A night over at The Marly in Camps Bay

I am a Cape Townian born and bred but I actually spend very little time in Camps Bay.¬†Or even any of the beaches at all. Our night over in Camps Bay actually felt like a proper holiday because we got to explore a suburb we almost never visit! We arrived early and watched the clouds…

The Alphen for the perfect weekend stay

We recently spent the night at The Alphen in Constantia which is only about ten minutes from home. I sadly spent the Saturday morning at work. We then grabbed lunch at Cheyne’s in Houtbay and headed to the hotel via the nursery in Constantia. We were able to have a night away whilst still being…

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