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Three weekend getaways with jaw-dropping views

2020-11-05 10:09:59

Nothing hits the reset button quite like some time away from the city, looking onto an uninterrupted vista, cocktail or coffee in hand. At any given time in Cape Town, you’re a short drive away from a stunning view and a relaxing weekend away, so why not make the most of it, hire a car and treat yourself to some time out. We’ve dug up four local destinations with gorgeous views that will be good for your soul (and good for your Instagram feed.)... read more...

What to do when the lights go out

2020-11-05 10:09:59

Twelve things you might consider doing during a powercut Power failures have become a part of every day life in South Africa and while we could while away our time complaining about them, we like to disconnect and make the most this downtime. We’ve racked our brains for some fun activities to do at... read more...

A day trip to Simon’s Town

2020-11-05 10:09:59

Your guide to exploring this gem in the Deep South Far beyond the leafy suburbs of southern Cape Town lies a quaint naval town that offers the perfect day escape from the city. The town is rich in history and boasts beautiful Cape Dutch architecture along the M4 (this stretch is rather aptly also... read more...

Here’s what you should know before hiring a car!

2020-11-05 10:09:59

Hiring a car can sometimes seem more complicated than it should be! If it’s your first time, the process of hiring and navigating the terms and conditions is time-consuming and confusing. To combat this, we’ve gathered some important points to take note of around hiring your holiday vehicle. Considering it’s our area of expertise, we’d... read more...

Your comprehensive guide to a Capetonian Christmas

2020-11-05 10:09:59

Here’s how to celebrate Christmas like a true Capetonian It just so happens that Christmas falls squarely in the middle of the South African summer, and as a result veers quite far from the traditional Western notion of a white Christmas. No snowmen, no eggnog, no landscapes blanketed in snow. But that’s not to... read more...

Your Arts & Culture Fix in Cape Town

2020-11-05 10:09:59

How to best interrupt your beach visits with some cultural experiences What makes the city of Cape Town so exceptional is the diversity in its attractions: the city offers spectacular beaches, hikes and outdoor activities, as well as cultural experiences that are on par with its European counterparts. The city oozes with arts and... read more...

10 Ways to Usher in Spring in Cape Town

2020-11-05 10:09:59

Spring has made a very sudden appearance in Cape Town, here are our tips on how to make the most of it! Winter has come to an abrupt end and as if someone has flipped a switch, Spring is here. A few sweltering days have already given us an indication of the hot... read more...

Hunting for snow in the South African winter

2020-11-05 10:09:59

Tips and tricks on how and where to find snow in the Western Cape of South Africa A cosy cottage blanketed in dazzlingly white snow, a roaring fire in a stone fireplace, a good read and a mug of hot chocolate – it’s the ultimate winter dream! Living in a country where the... read more...

Work, Save, Travel, Repeat

2020-11-05 10:09:59

7 realistic ways to save smartly so you can travel more! With the costs of flights, accommodation and car hire, travel is no cheap affair but isn’t it oh-so worth it? You simply cannot put a price on the thrills of discovering a new destination and the memories you make on every journey. So, in... read more...

4 Amazing Cape Town Scenic Drives

2020-11-05 10:09:59

Sometimes the journey alone is the destination. Especially when we’re on holiday, we tend to pack our days with activities: things to do, things to see, things to tick off our bucket list. But sometimes the most precious moments are the ones in between: taking a deep breath of fresh, salty air, pulling over to take... read more...

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