Hg2 : The Hedonist

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Cape Town

The Origin Psytrance Festival, Cape Town
Cape Town's annual Origin Psytrance Festival celebrates psychedelic music and dancing marathons. Think you can keep up?
Cape Town’s The Mount Nelson is given new name
Orient Express' iconic Cape Town hotel, The Mount Nelson has been given a drastic revamp, and has a shiny new name to match; Planet.
Paul Cluver Forest Amphitheatre hosts The Parlotones
Keith Bain on his experience at the Paul Cluver Forest Amphitheatre, South Africa's most beautiful new music venue.
Keith Bain on the Opening of Cape Town’s Trinity
Although still under construction, Cape Town's new super-club Trinity is set to open this December. Keith Bain pays it a visit.
Keith Bain visits Deluxe Coffeeworks
Keith Bain checks out Cape Town's coolest coffee spot.
Cape Town Festival of Beer gets under way
Hg2's Keith Bain heads to the launch of the inaugural Cape Town Festival of Beer to hunt down some thirst-quenching South African brews.
Fight night at the Armoury Boxing Club, Cape Town
The Armoury Boxing Club is more than a gym, it's a sensation on Cape Town's social scene. Hg2's Keith Bain goes to find our more.
Review: The POD hotel in Camps Bay, Cape Town
A sneak preview of Hg2 Cape Town co-author Keith Bain's review of his night at Camps Bay's POD hotel. Full review on our website.
Cape Town’s Old Mac Daddy Luxury Trailer Park
Last night, Keith Bain got suited up for a night in Old Mac Daddy, South Africa’s most audaciously cool hotel, situated in the lush Elgin Valley.
Enmasse: Cape Town’s no-nonsense massage joint
Hg2 Cape Town co-author Keith Bains ditches the rigmarole of the Western spa routine, and opts Enmasse; Cape Town's luxurious but practical alternative.
Hg2 Cape Town’s Keith Bain ventures to Muizenberg
Keith Bain explores the seaside village of Muizenberg, a stone's throw away from the capital, and discovers the charms of the restored mansion, Casa Labia.
Opening of Cape Town’s Club Voom Voom
The newest addition to Cape Town's clubbing scene - Club Voom Voom - formerly the Bang Bang Club, launches on Friday.
Interview with Killer Robot’s Bruno Morphet
Keith Bain catches up with Bruno Morphet of Techno duo Killer Robot.
Keith Bain Interviews Filmmaker Casper Andreas
Hg2's Keith Bain interviews Casper Andreas, and discovers the charisma behind one of the film industry's most successful gay directors.
Review: Cape Town’s Rocking the Daisies festival
Hg2 Cape Town co-author Keith Baines emerges from his post-festival slump to give his reaction to Cape Town's Rocking the Daisies.
Out in Africa: Africa’s biggest LGBT film festival
The only notable film festival of its kind on the continent, Out in Africa will hit the streets of Jo'burg and Cape Town at the end of the month.
A reader’s guide to Cape Town
Hg2 guide in-hand, reader and MBA student Ana Silva gives us her take on South Africa's city of 'good hope', Cape Town.
A guide to Cape Town’s music festivals
With the advent of the music festival season, there's plenty to shout about in Cape town, as Hg2 Cape Town co-author Keith Bain reveals.
Dean Fuel on Cape Town
Dean Fuel is one of Cape Town's hottest DJs, here he gives us his thoughts on the music scene in Cape Town and his choice of places to go out...

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