Category: Support Local

Ciao ancora da Varese!

Ciao ancora da Varese!

So, here I am. Back in Italy in the blink of an eye. I must say, I’m pretty chuffed about the fact that I’ll be dodging winter once again. That means the last time I really had a proper winter was in 2014. That’s how […]

Tiramisu tasting in Treviso

Tiramisu tasting in Treviso

Living in Italy taught me to appreciate quite a few things. Even things I thought I appreciated before, but turned out I never fully did. To name a few: Cheese, coffee, tomatoes, risotto, pasta, cannoli, gelato and, of course, Tiramisu. Never having been a fan of rich […]

A Sunday cycle around Lake Varese

A Sunday cycle around Lake Varese

Having moved to Italy at the beginning of 2015, one thing was for sure: I’d have to relearn how to ride a bicycle. Whoever came up with the saying “It’ll come back to you, it’s just like riding a bike!”, needs a slap. If you […]

Ubuntu Cross Border Foundation

Ubuntu Cross Border Foundation

Did you know that there are an estimated 153 million children worldwide, ranging from infants to teenagers, that have lost one or both parents (UNICEF). HIV/AIDS has orphaned 17.9 million children, most of them in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia (UNICEF). These stats were quite a shock […]

A crash course on Italian coffee culture

A crash course on Italian coffee culture

It’s one thing moving to a new city, it’s a completely different thing moving to a new country. And if you’re going to be a stranger in a new place, you at least want to do it with a good cup of coffee in your hand, right? […]

How HQ restaurant converted me to a steak-lover

How HQ restaurant converted me to a steak-lover

I am sure the majority of you reading this have been to HQ restaurant more than once. I, however, experienced this much talked about steakhouse for the first time recently, and the experience has turned me into a steak-lover. True story. My first thought as […]

Muizenberg’s oldest shop

Muizenberg’s oldest shop

The last man standing, the fittest survivor, the old kid on the block… That is how I would describe Majestic Cafe in Muizenberg – the oldest shop in Muizenberg, established in 1937 and still creating holiday vibes selling fish & chips and soft serve like hot […]

A21 Campaign – abolishing human trafficking

A21 Campaign – abolishing human trafficking

There are so many local initiatives to get involved in to help make difference and spread the love in our local communities!  This category on Localize Me will focus on all these different initiatives and also let you know how you can get involved in […]

The Bay Harbour Market | Hout Bay

The Bay Harbour Market | Hout Bay

This winter I have been on a mission to find nice, cosy places to hang out at on weekends. With snow on the mountains, heavy rainfalls and as tempting as sleeping in on a rainy Saturday morning may be, don’t let this Mother City and […]

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