Adam Donen returns to Cape Town with all-star cast

Songwriter and poet Adam Donen left Cape Town to find fame. After swapping Vredehoek for London at 18, he has gained acclaim across Europe. TimeOut London champions him as a “musical poet”, and his work is widely and positively compared with that of Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen.

It was a Weird and Wonderful Stay

Thanks to some truly creative minds, an overnight stay or weekend away need not be made of the mundane. If you’re tired of seeing the same old thing every time you’re travelling around the world, then take a journey through the rabbit hole and try one of these quirky and unique hotels!

Iziko South African Museum: The Incidental Daddy

If you find yourself with a couple of hours to spare on any day, I’d highly recommend finding your way to the Iziko South Africa Museum for an explore and a wander. Located in the Company’s Garden, the Museum was founded in 1825 and houses important collections in the field of zoology, paleontology and archeology.

Butterfly World: The Incidental Daddy

This week, the Incidental Daddy is for the children and creature lovers among us, as I recommend a drive out to Paarl’s Klapmuts area and a visit to the unbelievable Butterfly World: The largest free flying park for butterflies in Southern Africa.

2 Guys and a Wedding Proposal Hosted at the Daddy

The Daddy’s Airstream Rooftop Trailer Park was abuzz yesterday as it served as the venue for the hotly anticipated proposal for Heart104.9FM’s 2 Guys and a Wedding campaign. Grand Daddy General Manager Sergio “Daddy” Dreyer even got some radio airtime!

Charly’s Bakery: The Incidental Daddy

All the touring and visual stimulation in the city can build an appetite for special treats, and if special and treat are the key guidelines to what you’re looking for, there is only one place to be – the incredible Charly’s Bakery in Canterbury Street.

Fictional Hotels: The Good, the Bad, and the Daddy

When you think fictional hotels, what comes to mind? Horror? Comedy? Music? All of the above?

Free Wireless! Grand Daddy is a Generous Guy

It’s not the first of April so this is no joke: The Grand Daddy hotel has introduced 20MB of free wireless internet data to anyone who visits the Restaurant, Daddy Cool Bar or the Sky Bar. But wait, there’s more! All Grand Daddy hotel guests (those booked into one of our rooms, suites or Airstream trailers) will receive an additional 50MB of data to use via wireless connectivity.

District Six Museum – The Incidental Daddy

This week, The Incidental Daddy is recommending a look at the rich and rather emotional history that has formed and influenced many of the people of Cape Town, with a visit to the District Six Museum on Buitenkant Street.

The Incidental Daddy Says: Vote for Table Mountain

If you haven’t done so already, make today the day that you vote for Table Mountain as one of the New7Wonders of Nature. We all love living under this iconic beauty, and it’s time to give a little back.