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Alessandro Candotti

A swashbuckling word-nerd and life-time student of the creative edge, Alessandro spends his time cooking up funky stories and getting his teeth kicked out at Thai Boxing. His geekiness comes in useful where he gets put to work fashioning digital content that sizzles. When not searching for the perfect metaphor, Alessandro hunts for the quirky, the arresting and the powerful, since following Dr Seuss’ maxim you gotta:

“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the THINKS you can think up if only you try!”

Alessandro Candotti's Latest Articles

  • The Insider’s Guide to Epic Events in Cape Town in Early 2015

    So you’re planning a spectacular adventure and beautiful Cape Town has tantalised her way into your consideration. When to come? And to coincide with what? Here is our insider’s guide to the most awesome events coming up in early 2015:

  • 5 Stunningly Romantic Spots in Cape Town

    With Valentines Day coming up in 3 months time and Cape Town becoming a growing hotbed (pun intended) for international marriage proposals, we take a look at some of the most romantic spots in the Cape to help you plan your next amazing ambush for your beloved.

  • 7 Places You Can Paint the Sky - Guy Fawkes in Cape Town

    Here in South Africa it’s illegal to discharge fireworks displays in our own backyard for safety reasons. But there are plenty of parks and public areas designated locations for launching your pretties into the sky!

  • Pinch Me Please: 5 Gobsmackingly Good Looking Beaches in Cape Town

    Look down at the postcard. Look up at the beach. Look down at the postcard. Now slowly pick your jaw up from the ground. Yes, these 5 beaches in Cape Town are even more ridiculously good looking in real life than any picture could prepare you for.

  • A Land of Mountain Splendor: 13 Pics that Will Make You Want to Explore Beyond Cape Town

    Have you ever got an urge to explore, to look upon Earth’s bounty with wonder? Here are 13 pictures of the Cape’s beautiful landscapes that will make you want to adventure beyond the city’s majesty, Table Mountain.

  • Berry Berry Nice! 6 Pretty Places To Pick Your Own Fruit in Cape Town

    Get in touch with your most authentic self amongst the gorgeous fruit fields of Cape Town and take home the freshest of the fresh for your next culinary creation. There’s nothing more invigorating - especially when you add a glass of wine to the mix!

  • 6 of the Cape’s Most Gorgeous Heritage Spots

    As every tourist knows, the story of a country can’t be adequately told in the history books. It’s in the people, the buildings, the laughter and the landscape and it demands to be experienced before it can be understood. Here are 6 of Cape Town’s most beautiful heritage spots for you to begin your journey.

  • The 7 Most Beautiful Places to Braai in Cape Town this Heritage Day

    It’s quite simple. No smell in the world will uplift a South African’s mood faster than the lazy woodsmoke scent of a traditional South African braai. Here are the 7 most beautiful spots in Cape Town for you to unleash your glorious cooking this Heritage Day!