Cape Town Autumn

A Cape Town autumn can be quite surprising. I want to enjoy the last few days of good weather before winter so today I played truant and went walking on the beaches of Kalk Bay and Muizenberg. The sun was warm on my skin, the sky was clear, the fishermen were busy, the surfers were…

Read more

10 reasons to visit the V&A Waterfront

  The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in the historic heart of Cape Town’s working harbour is South Africa’s most-visited destination, having the highest rate of foreign tourists of any attraction in the country. The Waterfront, as it’s known to locals, has enough attractions to keep an entire family busy and happy all day long and,…

Read more

10 raisons de visiter le V&A Waterfront

V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Pic courtesy Cape Town Tourism 10 raisons de visiter le V&A Waterfront au Cap The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in the historic heart of Cape Town’s working harbour is South Africa’s most-visited destination, having the highest rate of foreign tourists of any attraction in the country. The Waterfront, as it’s known…

Read more

Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch is one of my favourite stops on our Winelands tour. Steeped in history, full of beautiful old buildings, hospitable restaurants and street cafes, wonderful art galleries, and some of the most stunning wine estates in the country. Take a short visual tour with these photos to whet your appetite for a personal visit. After…

Read more

The green in Green Point

Leaving aside the pros and cons of the Cape Town Stadium in Green Point, the best thing to come out of the renovations for its construction is the 12 hectare Green Point Urban Park and Bio-diversity Garden. Commonly known as the Green Point Park, this multi-purpose space offers something for everyone. Two playgrounds allow very…

Read more

Les jardins de Green Point

Leaving aside the pros and cons of the Cape Town Stadium in Green Point, the best thing to come out of the renovations for its construction is the 12 hectare Green Point Urban Park and Bio-diversity Garden. Commonly known as the Green Point Park, this multi-purpose space offers something for everyone. Two playgrounds allow very…

Read more

Cape Town all lit up!

Cape Town all lit up for the festive season! The Cape Town festive street lights were switched on this week with much fanfare and hype. A huge street party was held and the event was coordinated with the official inauguration of Table Mountain as a New Natural Wonder. The mountain is an integral part of…

Read more

One of South Africa’s favourite pastimes

Summer is here, the sun is shining, and South Africans are rushing outdoors. Braaing is probably the first activity that comes to mind. A braai is a South African barbecue and we are passionate about it. Everyone does it and it is the thing that binds all citizens. We even have a special unofficial holiday devoted…

Read more

L’un des passe-temps favoris en Afrique du Sud

L’un des passe-temps favoris en Afrique du sud – le barbecue! L’été est là, le soleil brille, et les Sud-Africains se précipitent à l’extérieur. Braaing est probablement la première activité qui vient à l’esprit. Un braai est un barbecue sud-africain qui nous passionne et que nous prenons très au sérieux au point d’avoir une journée nationale…

Read more

25 holiday travel tips

It’s almost time for your annual holiday and you’re excited about getting away from it all but are you as prepared as you can be? We scoured the internet and asked seasoned travellers for their best travel tips and here are the top 25 holiday travel tips we received. GETTING THERE Do your homework for special…

Read more

25 Conseils de voyage de vacances

It’s almost time for your annual holiday and you’re excited about getting away from it all but are you as prepared as you can be? We scoured the internet and asked seasoned travellers for their best travel tips and here are the top 25. GETTING THERE Do your homework for special deals and activities taking place…

Read more

Beaches of False Bay

Summer is almost here so let’s get into the spirit of sun and sand with a few hidden treasures and lesser known facts about the beautiful beaches of False Bay. I recently came across a little booklet on Cape Town beaches that is filled with interesting detail about every single beach along the 300km coast…

Read more