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How to Spend the Weekend on South Africa’s West Coast
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How to Spend the Weekend on South Africa’s West Coast

Sparsely populated with access to largely deserted Atlantic beaches, and spring flowers in July/August, here's a West Coast itinerary to get the most of out of the seaside villages, windswept scenery, and time expanding experiences. Because a weekend isn't mu...
What Everybody Ought To Know About The Cape Town To Namibia Route
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What Everybody Ought To Know About The Cape Town To Namibia Route

Driven with the wind in your sails, you can get to Namibia from Cape Town in just over eight hours, if you're prepared to forego lunch or any of the attractions vying for your attention along the way. But you could treat the 890 km (more like 1500 km if you...
The Ultimate Travel Calendar: Guide To The Best Places For Every Month Of The Year!
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The Ultimate Travel Calendar: Guide To The Best Places For Every Month Of The Year!

South Africa presents so many choices to the visitor that it is hard to know just when to do what, and so we've made it easier for you by compiling a list of best places to be month by month. Here is the Ultimate Travel Calendar: Your Guide to the Best Plac...
What to do and where to stay in Paternoster
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What to do and where to stay in Paternoster

What to do and where to stay in Paternoster: Two hours drive along the West Coast road from Cape Town will bring you to the rustic seaside town of Paternoster.  Whether you’re longing for beach walks, seafood or just the sea breeze, it’s hard not to wind down ...
The simplicity of a seaside holiday in Paternoster
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The simplicity of a seaside holiday in Paternoster

There’s something so simple and utterly relaxing about a weekend away beside the sea.  Paternoster, only two hours from Cape Town, has always been one of those places for me. Driving along the West Coast road with the ocean to my left and the vast open land to...
Discovering the West Coast’s Jacobsbaai
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Discovering the West Coast’s Jacobsbaai

Most people would never have heard of Jacobsbaai (Jacob’s Bay) which was said to be named after a Frenchman Jacques Titius. There is hardly any information about it, but after spending a weekend there I realised just how much of a well-kept secret it really is...
Things to do in South Africa’s West Coast National Park
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Things to do in South Africa’s West Coast National Park

Just as you reach Langebaan and the harbour of Saldanha Bay, you’ll see the sign beckoning you inside the West Coast National Park. There is an activity and adventure within its gates for every kind of visitor. Whether you’re with the family or going solo, pop...
15 Top Attractions on the West Coast Flower Route
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15 Top Attractions on the West Coast Flower Route

Attractions on the West Coast Flower Route - The flower phenomenon is an amazing transformation of what appears to be little more than a barren desert that annually converts into an abundance of spring flowers. When the rains come to the Namaqualand the tim...
I Love Britannia Bay Because …
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I Love Britannia Bay Because …

Hi, I’m Lucille from Britannia Bay, a suburb of the town St Helena Bay up South Africa’s Cape West Coast. BRITANNIA BAY IS BEST KNOWN FOR long stretches of pristine beaches, “heaven” and “hell” surfer’s corners and the wreck after which the bay is named. ...