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Train trip and lunch at Octopus Garden in St James
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Train trip and lunch at Octopus Garden in St James

Last Sunday it was a friend’s birthday and he decided to do something a little out of the ordinary. A group of about 30 of us were invited to St James (on the False Bay Coast) to dine for lunch at the Octopus Garden and if you have ever driven past this tiny p...
Random Perfection – A different False Bay
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Random Perfection – A different False Bay

It’s not every day that ‘perfection’ happens, we don’t expect it to happen and most often we miss out on it because we are too busy looking and seeking something that will make a day worth wile… but then every so often one of those perfect days creeps up on yo...
Drinking tea from a wooden cup – the Tibetan Teahouse in Seaforth
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Drinking tea from a wooden cup – the Tibetan Teahouse in Seaforth

Tibetan folklore states that drinking tea from a wooden cup will make you handsome, popular and wise. And this is just one of the little idiosyncrasies that make the Tibetan Teahouse in Seaforth such a gem. The gallery and teahouse promise 'food for body and s...
A Getaway to Glencairn is perfect with Kids
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A Getaway to Glencairn is perfect with Kids

Hidden in a lush protected valley on the False Bay Coast in Cape Town, between Simonstown and Fish Hoek, lies the quaint suburb of Glencairn. With a nature reserve and vlei sanctuary running in the middle of the greenbelt towards the sea, this area has been be...
Catch your Breath in Kalk Bay
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Catch your Breath in Kalk Bay

This wonderful historic harbour village, en route to Cape Point, has everything you could possibly want from a day out by the sea. Well, everything except warm water. Which is just as well, because you might be less inclined to explore all those amazing antiqu...