Rotary Way, best-kept secret in Hermanus

Rotary Way is often described as the best-kept secret in Hermanus. It’s a fabulous drive along the spine of the mountains above Hermanus. It’s well worth a detour for the unparalleled views across Walker Bay and Hermanus on one side and the beautiful Hemel en Aarde (heaven and earth) Valley on the other side. There…

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Cape Peninsula – an awesome place

I don’t know if I could live anywhere that doesn’t have mountains or ocean.  I live on the Cape Peninsula so I have both – lucky me! I don’t climb the mountains often enough (does it count that I regularly use the cable car to the top of Table Mountain?) and I seldom swim in the icy waters…

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Top 10 things to do in South Africa

South Africa has much to offer visitors but sometimes you don’t have enough time to do it all so how do you decide what to do? Here is our list of top 10 things to do in South Africa on your next holiday. Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg – if you only do one thing in Johannesburg, this…

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Table Mountain, a few things you may not know

Table Mountain is one of the 7 natural wonders of the world, the most recognised of all South Africa’s icons, visited by millions of people every year and the largest mountain on the Cape Peninsula. Here are some interesting facts about Table Mountain. History Prehistoric people first left evidence of their lives on Table Mountain…

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Urban nature in Cape Town

In addition to our beautiful Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, which we showcase on our Flowers and Wine tour, and the various surrounding mountains, the city of Cape Town has a surprisingly large network of small reserves that showcase the amazing biodiversity of this unique floral kingdom. The floral region of the Cape is a Natural World…

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