Maputo is on our cultural map as a Portuguese capital that is home to endless talent
Lourenço Marques was the former name for the bustling city of Maputo. Capital to Mozambique, this dynamic city is steadily becoming a sought after African travel destination despite its struggling years of colonisation and civil unrest. This Portuguese capital was once a port for the spice trade and is now a historical and ins
Cape Town artisanal culture is alive and kicking in New York City, writes Mary Holland
The first time I visited New York I was captivated by its energy. New York will always impress first-timers: the view of Manhattan from Brooklyn Bridge, the yellow cabs, the bagel stands – it’s everything you expect it to be and more. It’s a city that feels alive with everything: possibility, rats, you name it. So when my husband got offered a job there, it was hard to say no. When we finally moved from Cape Town to my energy-filled nirvana, we got an apartment on the Upper East Side. A 10-minute walk from Central Park, I was going to be living out my own version of Gossip Girl. Or so I thought.