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10 Popular Things to Do When Next in Paarl
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10 Popular Things to Do When Next in Paarl

One often forgets that Paarl, in the Cape Winelands, is only about an hours drive from Cape Town. The town has a unique feel to it because it maintains a strong country feel although it is the size of a small city. The Afrikaans Language Museum plays a large p...
10 Superb Things to Do When Next in Stellenbosch
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10 Superb Things to Do When Next in Stellenbosch

You may or may not know that Stellenbosch is the second oldest town in South Africa and is fondly referred to as 'Eikestad' or city of oaks. While visiting this town your eyes will be drawn to the gorgeous examples of Victorian, Cape Dutch and Georgian archite...
Tea Under the Trees – Best Place to Do Tea in Paarl
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Tea Under the Trees – Best Place to Do Tea in Paarl

If you are looking for a spot that feels more like you've been invited to tea in colonial style at someone's home (because that's what it is) than having dropped in at a local coffee shop or bistro, then head to Tea under the Trees in Paarl. Just make sure you...
10 Fabulous Things To Do When Next in Franschhoek
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10 Fabulous Things To Do When Next in Franschhoek

The gorgeous French corner of the Cape, Franschhoek, lies in one of the most beautiful wine valleys not only in South Africa, but also the world. You may know of Franschhoek as the culinary capital of South Africa with so many award winning restaurants we are ...
Franschhoek Bastille Day Festival Photographs
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Franschhoek Bastille Day Festival Photographs

Some of our team members attended the Franschhoek Bastille Day festival on the weekend of 16 July and brought back some wonderful photographs of the festivities. We especially like the photos of the Solms-Delta marching band - aren't they a handsome bunch? ...
I Love Stellenbosch Because …
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I Love Stellenbosch Because …

Hi, I’m Joerg from Stellenbosch. We are just 30 minutes from Cape Town International Airport and right in the heart of the Cape Winelands. Stellenbosch IS BEST KNOWN FOR its friendly people, young student vibe, classic university buildings and Cape Dutch ar...
I Love Wellington Because …
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I Love Wellington Because …

Hi, I’m Tina Casu from Grand Dédale Country House in Wellington in the Cape Winelands. Wellington IS BEST KNOWN FOR beautiful mountain scenery, authenticity, great organic produce and its generous and friendly people. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT at Doolhof...
Stellenbosch Fresh Goods Market Photographs
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Stellenbosch Fresh Goods Market Photographs

I had been looking forward to this Saturday morning for a while now, my friend had told me about a fantastic market she had been to and we had finally arranged to go together. The Stellenbosch Fresh Goods Market is held every Saturday at the Oude Libertas Esta...
Lunch at Delvera – Mama Joan’s Farm Kitchen, a delight
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Lunch at Delvera – Mama Joan’s Farm Kitchen, a delight

I've heard of Delvera. They are connected with a full moon hike, and children's theatre, and I'd stumbled across them a couple of times in my trawlings of the web in the bid to find exciting things to do over weekends in the Cape Winelands. What I didn't re...
De Volkskombuis in Stellenbosch – A Review
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De Volkskombuis in Stellenbosch – A Review

“De Volkskombuis? I can’t even pronounce that!” was my reaction when I heard where we were going for dinner. Forgive me, I grew up abroad and my Afrikaans is limited to “Dankie”. So on Tuesday night I found myself at De Volkskombuis Restaurant in Stellenbosch....