South Africa itinerary

People always ask for ideas on a typical South Africa itinerary. Obviously they want to see as much as possible but just as obvious is the fact that it’s a huge country with a lot to offer so, unless you can spend several months here, you won’t see everything in one trip. It’s worthwhile to plan…

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So much wine, so little time

I don’t understand something and no-one has been able to explain it in a way that makes any sense. Many people have agreed with me but I don’t see anyone making an effort to pressure the industry to change this. Here’s the thing: wine estates in Stellenbosch and Franschhoek close much too early in summer.…

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Small towns of the Western Cape

Small towns of the Western Cape are plentiful and here are a few that we love to visit. Stellenbosch This town is packed with history and is the centre of the wine making industry in South Africa. It has a wonderful ambiance with students, pavements cafes for coffee and people watching, and some wonderful art…

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A digital bang in Stellenbosch with Stellenblog

Stellenbosch is an integral part of our Winelands tours, it’s one of our favourite small towns, it’s beautiful and historic, has a lovely atmosphere, and is only a short drive from Cape Town. So, it was not my best moment when circumstances beyond my control made me miss last night’s launch party of the #…

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Things to do in Cape Town – 6 favourite Cape hikes

The Western Cape is a hiker’s paradise. The mountains make for beautiful vistas wherever you go; a coastline that is either jagged and rocky or white and sandy, scented fynbos that offers something throughout the year, well-marked paths, and the best of all..a variety of hikes to suit all fitness levels. We asked some of our…

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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…

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