Author: The Happy Traveller

South Africa

Mount Camdeboo Private Game Reserve

Welcome back to my road trip blog posts! If you missed them you can read the previous blogs on Cape St Francis,  Bulungula, Wild Coast Secrets, Mdumbi, and Cintsa to see the rest of our road trip. After a truly wonderful time spent along the Wild Coast it was time to make our journey back to Cape […]

South Africa

Cintsa, Wild Coast

Welcome back to my road trip blog posts! If you missed them you can read the previous blogs on Cape St Francis,  Bulungula and Wild Coast Secrets, Mdumbi to see the start of our road trip. After an incredible week in the Transkei our next stop along our East Coast Road Trip was Cintsa. Cinsta […]

South Africa

Bulungula, Wild Coast

Welcome to the Wild Coast. The land of the amaXhosa where undulating green hills are punctuated with brightly coloured rondavel huts, warm smiles greet you around every corner, where the ocean is wild and filled with surfing dolphins and breaching whales, and where your soul finds rest in the beauty of the raw, unfiltered beauty […]

South Africa

Cape St Francis

I have just got back from the most amazing two week holiday with my mom, dad, brother and Luke. We spent the holiday travelling up the East Coast of South Africa predominantly exploring the Wild Coast area. And that means that you can get ready for a whole lot of South African destination guides coming […]

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 was 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 […]

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