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30 Legendary Photos Across South Africa to Knock the Socks Off All Your Other Photos
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30 Legendary Photos Across South Africa to Knock the Socks Off All Your Other Photos

Incredible moments are all over Instagram. So much so, that we’ve almost become immune to a great photo. Almost. But, these viewpoints around South Africa will easily give you 30 legendary photos to knock the socks off all your other travel photos. 30 L...
All The Things You Will Miss If You Leave South Africa
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All The Things You Will Miss If You Leave South Africa

You may have noticed. Not everyone is committed to staying in South Africa. But no matter where you go if you leave South Africa, sooner or later, nostalgia will kick in  - whether it’s when you’re browsing in a bookstore, or getting caught in yet another rain...
15 Tourist Attractions That Are Worth The Money (And 3 That Are ‘Meh’)
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15 Tourist Attractions That Are Worth The Money (And 3 That Are ‘Meh’)

It's only fair that your money should work hard for you on holiday. Let's be honest: there is nothing worse than standing in a queue, to hand over your cash, only to find that the attraction is over-hyped and underwhelming. To save you money, we've put toge...
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Cape Towns Lions Head
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Cape Towns Lions Head

Over 200 000 people climb Lion's Head every year in Cape Town. I've even heard postulate that the figure is closer to around 3 million. The picture-perfect mountaintop perches 2 000 feet (670 metres doesn't sound nearly as dramatic) above the city's coastli...
Cape Towns Big 7 – If You Haven’t Done Them, You Haven’t Lived
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Cape Towns Big 7 – If You Haven’t Done Them, You Haven’t Lived

Cape Towns Big 7 have nothing to do with animals... The city has not suddenly acquired direct access to lion, leopard, rhino, elephant, buffalo, great white shark and southern right whales – although southern right whales, sharks, seals and penguins you can f...
Top Ten Natural Attractions in the Western Cape
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Top Ten Natural Attractions in the Western Cape

Africa's most southern region, the Western Cape is also the country's most mountainous and, some would argue, most beautiful province (certainly those who live in Cape Town like to think so). It has more iconic-style attractions than any other province, and...
15 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Cape Town
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15 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Cape Town

Here are a few fascinating things you probably don't know about Cape Town... 1. Cape Town is the best place in the world to visit According to the New York Times (2014). The Telegraph Travel Awards voted Cape Town the 'best city in the world' in 2013; it is ...
Top 10 Views in South Africa
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Top 10 Views in South Africa

South Africa has heart-stopping vistas aplenty. We struggled more with narrowing it down to a list of 10 than trying to find the views in South Africa ... BRANDWAG BUTTRESS, GOLDEN GATE Close to the border with Lesotho, in the Free State, lies the Golden...
10 things you may not know about Table Mountain
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10 things you may not know about Table Mountain

Table Mountain is Cape Town's most prominent landmark. The view of the flat-topped massif, as seen from Table Bay or Blouberg, is recognised throughout the world and has placed Cape Town on the map. That it is one of the seven new wonders of the world is no my...
Cape Town’s 25 commandments
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Cape Town’s 25 commandments

And so it was that Jan Van Hunks descended from his lair on the slopes of Table Mountain to hand down two tablets, and a bottle of bubbly, to the people of Cape Town. Thereon was a list of commandments wherefrom, it followed, that citizens of Cape Town live ha...
Hiking up Table Mountain – The Platteklip Gorge Hike
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Hiking up Table Mountain – The Platteklip Gorge Hike

In my twenty nine years, never once had I attempted to climb up Table Mountain. I figured that the cable car was in perfect working condition so the need was not there. But after road tripping around South Africa and hiking Sentinel Peak in the Drakensberg, I ...
The Best Places To Watch The Sunset In Cape Town
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The Best Places To Watch The Sunset In Cape Town

The time just before the sun sets is my favourite time of the day. The rush of the day is drawing to a close and there is a peace in the air as if the city and its inhabitants are breathing a sigh of relief and beginning to rest as the sun’s tired glow is the ...
Being A Tourist In My Own City – The City Sightseeing Night Tour Up Signal Hill
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Being A Tourist In My Own City – The City Sightseeing Night Tour Up Signal Hill

The first thing that strikes me about the night tour on the hop-on-hop-off citysightseeing bus is that everyone on the upper deck is predominantly South African; and after some listening in on conversation, mostly Capetonian. This probably isn't the case with ...
Walking Table Mountain
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Walking Table Mountain

Table Mountain looms graciously over the Mother City of Cape Town. Indeed, it is one of the most loved sights in the world, particularly amongst locals. This mountain has been recognised for its natural beauty and its iconic status by being recognised as one o...
5 Rocking Mountain Ranges
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5 Rocking Mountain Ranges

The South African landscape is magnificent, there is no doubt. This beauty is made up of coastal stretches, dense forests, lush valleys and arid desert. Another major natural feature that really adds to the complexity and splendour are the many imposing mounta...