Cape Town

Kalk Bay Guide

Kalk Bay truly is one of the loveliest neighbourhoods in Cape Town. It seems that I’m not the only one sharing this sentiment as it wasΒ named one of The 12 Coolest Neighbourhoods Around The World by Forbes magazine in July 2018. Kalk Bay is a quaint seaside town littered with an abundance of lovely coffee […]

Cape Town

Muizenberg Guide

Last week I published my Deep South Guide to Cape Town. This blog post was jam-packed with all the hidden gems in Kommetjie, Scarborough, Cape Point, Miller’s point, Simonstown and Noordhoek. In continuing with my Deep South series, this week’s blogpost is featuring Muizenberg. The sleepy surfer town of Muizenberg has so much to offer […]

Cape Town

Deep South Guide

The Deep South of the Cape Peninsula is a very special place. This area encompasses Noordhoek, Kommetjie, Scarborough, Cape Point, Smitswinkel, Miller’s Point, Simon’s Town, Kalk Bay and Muizenberg (the last two have so many places to check out that they get their blogs of their own!). The vibe in this part of Cape Town […]

Cape Town

Diagonal Cave Hike

Diagonal Cave Hike is a lovely medium length hike in Table Mountain National Park. If you’re looking for a weekend morning hike that takes you into the beautiful fynbos without being too strenuous then this is the perfect pick for you! This hike takes you along the Pipe Track above Camps Bay and then leads […]

Cape Town

Kalk Bay Peak Hike

The Kalk Bay mountains have so many beautiful trails and mountain paths to offer. The fynbos is prolific and the views over False Bay are always breathtaking. With so many trails to discover we are spolit for choice! Last weekend Luke and I decided to check out a new trail- one that starts at Silvermine […]

Cape Town

Silvermine Waterfall Hike

Silvermine Waterfall Hike The winter rains have already begun here in Cape Town and it seems like we’re in for a continued wet winter! While the rain can put a dampener on things it brings with it the opportunity to go chasing waterfalls. There are only a few waterfalls (another great one is the Cecilia […]

Cape Town

The Table at De Meye

The Table at De Meye is a farm-to-table style restaurant. They are all about sourcing local, seasonal produce to create a delicious menu. This means their menu is ever-changing with something new and delectable each week. The Table is located at De Meye Farm in Stellenbosch. Perfectly set among the vineyards and oak trees, you’re […]

Cape Town

Best Tidal Pools in Cape Town

Cape Townians are some of the strangest creatures, delighting in waking up before the sun has risen and going for icy cold dips in the ocean. I confess, I am one of these strange Cape Townians and I take great pleasure in a freezing cold ocean swim (although it’s mostly not before sunrise). There are […]

South Africa

Knysna, The Garden Route

The Garden Route in the Western Cape is one of the most popular raod trip routes in South Africa. And for good reason! This coastline is absolutely breathtaking with long sandy beaches, incredible coastal hikes, lush forests, amazing farmer’s markets and characterful towns. Whether you’re stopping at Wilderness, Sedgefield, Knysna, Plettenberg Bay or Nature’s Valley […]

South Africa

A Weekend Away to Arniston

Arniston is a beautiful seaside town along the Overberg Coast in the Western Cape. Holiday makers flock to Arniston to enjoy the warm turquoise waters, and for the laid back vibe of the town. There’s so much to do in Arniston and it’s only 2.5 hrs drive from Cape Town, making it a perfect spot […]

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