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Road tripping Western Cape – 3 great self drives in the Western Cape
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Road tripping Western Cape – 3 great self drives in the Western Cape

By comparison with other countries, South Africa has an excellent infrastructure. Most of our major routes are pothole-less and easy to follow, and self-drive holidays are a great way to see the country, and save money. Load the car with camping gear, add a ma...
L’Agulhas – In search of Horatio Blair Adams at the southern-most tip of Africa
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L’Agulhas – In search of Horatio Blair Adams at the southern-most tip of Africa

I am surprised. Pleasantly. As L'Agulhas is a lot more beautiful than I had anticipated. To my mind's eye the beachside town that also serves as the southern-most tip of Africa would be awash with gargantuan holiday homes, guest houses and pretentious restaura...
Dassiesfontein on the N2 – if you visit one farmstall…
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Dassiesfontein on the N2 – if you visit one farmstall…

Dassiesfontein is a smorgasbord of THINGS. We're talking room after room of this and that – from antique furniture through kitchen plates, clothing and shoes, to Victorian fireplaces. The venue is a veritable collector's dream of kitsch and paraphenalia, so se...