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Cape Town Picnics – Pretty Places for Spring Picnics in the Mother City
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Cape Town Picnics – Pretty Places for Spring Picnics in the Mother City

Cities ... living in one requires that you open your wallet countless times a day. So, when it comes to celebrations or casual get-togethers with friends (who won’t fit into your bachelor flat), meeting up for a picnic in the Mother City is not only a way to s...
Pack a picnic basket and explore these South African Botanical Gardens
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Pack a picnic basket and explore these South African Botanical Gardens

If you haven’t already cottoned on to the idea of a Botanical garden being the perfect place to picnic, trail, bird watch, get married, hike or have lunch, then it’s time you got the memo.  There are many reasons why hundreds of thousands of locals and foreign...
Solms Delta picnics, heritage and film-making
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Solms Delta picnics, heritage and film-making

I am a fan of picnics. Particularly when they are set in amongst vineyards, sun-dappled trees and blue skies, as indeed this one turned out to be. But I had to have my wits about me, as we became so embroiled in frolic that I was in danger of missing out on th...
Picnicking at Harold Porter Botanical Garden, and sighting penguins
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Picnicking at Harold Porter Botanical Garden, and sighting penguins

Harold Porter Botanical Garden is a really pleasant surprise! In fact, it's one of the Cape's best kept secrets ... I had forgotten just how gorgeous the drive from Cape Town to Betty's Bay along Clarence Drive, known also as Route 44, is. We were to visit fr...