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Christmas for South Africans usually entails a warm summer’s day frolicking in the sun or splashing about in pools. The entire family comes round for a braai or roast accompanied by fresh summer salads and cool drinks. Rarely do we get to experience a cold, snowy Christmas like Europeans, where locals are wrapped snuggly in…

Looking for exciting new ways to spend your weekends? Just outside of Cape Town, lies a seaside suburb that is home to the oldest building in South Africa, a special corner for avid surfers and a variety of beach spots, restaurants and hiking trails. You can rent a reliable car and drive up to Muizenberg…

If you are looking for things to do in Cape Town, you’ll be glad to learn that the Mother City has something for everyone. We have provided our selection of Cape Town attractions for tourists and locals alike. Exploring Cape Town – The Top Ten places to visit when you’re in the Mother City. Experience…

Everyone loves a good road trip, and South Africa provides the perfect place for one – whether it’s a quick two hour day trip from Cape Town to Hermanus or a cross-country haul, listening to music and admiring the beautiful scenery whizzing past us. To make sure you get the best out of your next…

Discovering and exploring the most popular locations in Cape Town is sure to make your trip interesting but take a moment to really get a sense of Cape Town by unravelling what’s beneath the surface. Underground, or rather secret restaurants have become a growing sensation amongst locals as the Cape Town social scene and booming…

The internationally renowned town of Hermanus reels in tourists from around the country during August and September as the ‘Kalfiefees’ festival kicks in line with the Hermanus Food and Wine Festival. Locals celebrate the return of the southern right whale annually during this period. The picturesque town, about 115km from Cape Town and a mere…

Hate the feeling of FOMO? Don’t worry, with this comprehensive Cape Town social calendar, you won’t miss a single exciting event in and around Cape Town during 2016. July Knysna Oyster Festival (1 – 10 July) Celebrate the good life at the Knysna Oyster Festival, an annual event since 1983. Expect plenty of oysters, served fresh or cooked,…

It’s that time of the year. Swimming costumes and tanning oil are packed at the back of your cupboard and furry collars and rainboots are lovingly unpacked. Rain pitter-patters against your windows and the swish of water on roads becomes subtle, soothing background sound.  Soup or hot chocolate steams from your favourite mug and a…

When winter comes around, you’ll want to keep as warm and cosy as possible. If you’ve spent time in Cape Town during winter months, you’ll know just how cold it can get! Besides keeping yourself well-insulated during the rainy weather, don’t you think it would be lovely to dine near a homely fireplace? We love…

Some of the prettiest seaside holiday destinations in South Africa are to be found along the Garden Route in the Western Cape. During the Easter and Christmas holidays, popular towns along the Garden Route, such as Mossel Bay, Wilderness and Knysna, are jam-packed with holidaymakers from across the country. For this reason alone, you may…