Local expert guides to Cape Town

Food and coffee guides to Cape Town

Local expert guides to Cape Town

Stay.com local experts in Cape Town

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JC Steyn

Beer Brewer

Devil’s Peak Brewing Company was born in the craft beer revolution where it is proud to have a part in educating the South African beer consumers on the variety and quality that exists across the beer landscape.

DPBC sets out to produce brews unlike any other beer you’re likely to find in South Africa.

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Peter Tempelhoff


Peter Tempelhoff has an international reputation which started while working with the Michelin starred Aaron Patterson of Hambleton Hall. Winner of awards as Top Table in London and Sunday Times Chef of the Year, Peter has been awarded 3 Stars in The Rossouw’s Restaurants Guide and the Eat Out Top 10 award. He currently works for The Greenhouse and 5 Relais Châteaux restaurants within South Africa’s ‘The Collection by Liz McGrath’.

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Emma Ostergren

Model, blogger, fashion designer

I’m a 20 something girl from Stockholm who loves nature and cooking. I’ve been a full-time model since the age of 16, I have travelled around the world and have been based in Cape Town and Stockholm for the past 6 years. I’m the founder and designer of www.emmaoclothing.se and blogger of www.emma.metromode.se. My mantra? All good things are wild and free.

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World Traveler

World Traveler | Stay.com Content & Community Manager | Holistic Nutrition | Early Morning Yogini | Vegetarian |

Creator of Stay.com guides focusing on budget trips and health conscious travels.

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Patrick Schofield

Social Entrepreneur

Patrick has founded, invested in and consulted to a wide range of organisations. He has spoken on entrepreneurship, social enterprise, creativity and innovation in finance. He has been recognised for his work with awards such as Top Billing Entrepreneur of the Year, Cape Times Personality of the Year, Social Entrepreneur of the Year for South Africa & Africa, and more.

Patrick’s most recent initiative is Thundafund.com – South Africa’s premier online crowd funding platform.

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AWOL Tours

Tour Guides

AWOL Tours is a leading outdoor specialist in hiking and cycling tours in Cape Town, South Africa. This environmentally friendly style of travelling opens doors for genuine and real interactions between locals and tourists. Since 2002, AWOL has a excellent track record with past guests and responsible tourism awards. The experienced AWOL Team have achieved the balance between expert trip planning and freedom, so that there is space for breathtaking adventure.

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Annika Ziehen

Midnight Blue Elephant

A German with a Yankee accent and South African slang, I work as a freelance photo producer and blogger so I have more time for the one thing that I love more than drink wine and do yoga together – travel.The Midnight Blue Elephant is my curation of souvenirs from all over the world: stories, moments, visuals, and well, actual souvenirs that I like to take home.

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George Gabriel


George is a business consultant specialising in supporting socially aware entrepreneurs. He chose to start a co-working space at The Old Biscuit Mill because he wanted to give independent professionals the opportunity to have their workspace in the heart of Woodstock, the most vibrant, creative part of Cape Town. Innovation and collaboration are key elements in his approach, and that is why Daddy.O is always on the lookout for new entrepreneurs to support and develop.

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Catarina Andrade

Holistic Health & Lifestyle Coach

Catarina is a holistic health and lifestyle coach for women who feel overwhelmed when it comes to balancing work with their own personal health and happiness. She supports women all over the world to create more time and energy to get it all done with less stress, so they can feel inspired and passionate about their own life and work again. Her personal experience fuels her mission to help women redefine success, craft their own version of “balance” and create the life they desire.

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Editor-at-large TheCoffeeMag

Twice barista of the Year in KZN and with a strong grounding in creative writing and editing, Mel will is the editor of TheCoffeeMag magazine and website, exploring the coffee world she lives in and collaborating with other bean enthusiasts, sourcing coffee stories from the trade, the farms, the cafes and the roasteries around SA and the globe.

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