Kirstenbosch Canopy Walkway

The Kirstenbosch¬†Canopy Walkway at the Botanical Gardens, also known as the Boomslang since it resembles a snake, is the newest and most exciting attraction in Cape Town. We’ve been monitoring the progress and waiting for it to be completed so we wasted no time going there as soon as it opened. The Kirstenbosch Canopy Walkway,…

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Small towns of the Western Cape

Small towns of the Western Cape are plentiful and here are a few that we love to visit. Stellenbosch This town is packed with history and is the centre of the wine making industry in South Africa. It has a wonderful ambiance with students, pavements cafes for coffee and people watching, and some wonderful art…

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10 facts about Cape Town you may not know

You know about the beaches and the wine and Table Mountain and about many other beautiful aspects of Cape Town but here are 10 Cape Town facts you may not know. During the late 18th century French soldiers stationed at the Cape to help the Dutch defend it against the British turned the burgeoning city…

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10 Cape Town facts you may not know

You know about the beaches and the wine and Table Mountain and about many other beautiful aspects of Cape Town but here are 10 Cape Town facts you may not know. During the late 18th century French soldiers stationed at the Cape to help the Dutch defend it against the British turned the burgeoning city…

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A digital bang in Stellenbosch with Stellenblog

Stellenbosch is an integral part of our Winelands tours, it’s one of our favourite small towns, it’s beautiful and historic, has a lovely atmosphere, and is only a short drive from Cape Town. So, it was not my best moment when circumstances beyond my control made me miss last night’s launch party of the #…

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The other side of Knysna

Knysna – place of wood or place of ferns – no-one knows exactly what the name means but anyone who’s been lucky enough to go there knows one thing: it’s lovely and deserves its oft-awarded title of “South Africa’s favourite town” and Trip TripAdvisor’s recent ‘Third favourite South African destination’. There’s more to Knysna than…

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