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Unique Experiences You Can Have Only in South Africa
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Unique Experiences You Can Have Only in South Africa

South Africa is extraordinary. When one thinks unique experiences, South Africa - with its unusual blend of diverse cultures, varied landscapes, wildlife, vibrant cities and historical towns - tops the list for its distinct character. We think you’ll agree...
Baths with Amazing Views in South Africa
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Baths with Amazing Views in South Africa

There is no measure of luxury quite like baths with amazing views. There’s something about luxuriating in amongst bubbles, soaking in the beauty... And there is no shortage of mountain and sea views in South Africa - for they’re in ample supply (although...
Stay in a Cape Dutch House
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Stay in a Cape Dutch House

In-love with gables, white-washed walls, dark thatch, sturdy front doors with a window above, evenly spaced windows and T, H and U-shaped house design? The Cape Dutch house is one of the most sought-after designs for homes in the Western Cape. And it’s n...
7 Places in South Africa to Visit, Straight Out of a Fairy Tale
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7 Places in South Africa to Visit, Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

One doesn’t usually associate the raw and hugely varied natural beauty of South Africa with a fairy tale. That’s left to Europe to provide. But places in South Africa to visit, reminiscent of all things fairy, is not as ‘out there’ as you might think. H...
20 Most Incredible Historical Sites in South Africa
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20 Most Incredible Historical Sites in South Africa

Historical Sites in South Africa ~ South Africa's history is young. It doesn't have buildings that date back to the fifteenth century, because back then its beaches were still combed by Strandlopers (the hunter-gatherer San, known as beach combers for their sh...
Amazing Treehouse Stays In South Africa – Sleep Under African Skies
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Amazing Treehouse Stays In South Africa – Sleep Under African Skies

Treehouses are no longer mere forts erected in trees for children, so that they can scramble up high and get lost in imaginary worlds in amongst the branches. Now the leafy platforms of our youth have hit the big time. There are hotels in trees, treetop hideaw...
The Most Beautiful Historic Towns In South Africa
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The Most Beautiful Historic Towns In South Africa

South Africa's history is not all that old. The buildings don't date back hundreds and hundreds of years, as they do in Europe, but (and it's a BIG but) South Africa has its own unique architectural styles, much of it evident in little towns across the country...
30 Things To Do In The Cape Winelands
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30 Things To Do In The Cape Winelands

The essence of the Cape Winelands is wine tasting. You will discover, however, that there are so many wine estates jostling for your attention that you need something other than wine estates as your yard stick for selecting which ones to visit. For this ...
Cape Dutch architecture – 8 best spots to Gawp at Gables
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Cape Dutch architecture – 8 best spots to Gawp at Gables

Think Cape Dutch architecture and one immediately calls to mind the style's most distinctive feature: the central gable. But gables are not anything new, you might argue, what's the big deal? – European architecture is full of examples. But at the Cape, gables...
Winter Wonderland Festival at Theuniskraal
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Winter Wonderland Festival at Theuniskraal

Winter is the perfect time for glühwein and a roaring fire, if this is what you’re after why not head down to the Winter Wonderland Festival at Theuniskraal Wine Estate on 28 and 29 June 2014. This festival runs in conjunction with the annual Tulbagh Christ...
One-tank Trips out of Cape Town
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One-tank Trips out of Cape Town

There are weekends when you just need to get away. Recharge your batteries, relax surrounded by nature and out of your own space and home. You don’t necessarily want to break the bank either, so a trip just out of the city is what you most desire.  Here are s...
I Love Tulbagh Because …
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I Love Tulbagh Because …

Hi, I’m Irene Ashurst from Vindoux Guest Farm in Tulbagh in the Breede River Valley. Tulbagh IS BEST KNOWN FOR its wine and fruit farming as well as all of the great wedding venues. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT Montpellier little chapel which is set in the ...
Winner 3 Nights in Historic Tulbagh
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Winner 3 Nights in Historic Tulbagh

CONGRATULATIONS to Merle Lifson-Dettori of South Africa who has won a 3 night stay for up to 6 people at Dreamcatcher, a luxurious self catering cottage in historic Tulbagh, a charming town just 120km from Cape Town. Set in a beautiful landscape, Tulbagh is fa...
Win 3 Nights in Historic Tulbagh (Closed)
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Win 3 Nights in Historic Tulbagh (Closed)

WIN a 3 night stay for up to 6 people at Dreamcatcher, a luxurious self catering cottage in historic Tulbagh, a charming town just 120km from Cape Town. Set in a beautiful landscape, Tulbagh is famous for its heritage, wealth of Cape Dutch Architecture, magnif...
Sipping organic wine at Waverley Hills
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Sipping organic wine at Waverley Hills

Lying at the foot of the Witzenberg Mountains on the R46 between Tulbagh and Ceres, Waverley Hills produces organic wines that are definitely worth sampling. The Du Toit family entered the rather tough organic market in 2000 when they planted 21 hectares of vi...