The West Coast flowers have arrived early in Cape Town and the whole West Coast is in bloom. When is the best time to go and watch flowers? Traditionally, September (spring in Cape Town) is the best time to go and view the flowers on the West Coast, but with solid winter rains, they sometimes…

In the suburb of Bloubergstrand, you can get the world famous views  of Table Mountain that you’ll see around the world. Blouberg has world-class kite-surfing spots and is visited annually by the best of the best in the kitesurfing world. Take a moment, to enjoy this world-class view at sunset in Bloubergstrand. We have a…

Sometimes you just have to get on that plane and leave the past in the past. Travel can be planned, or impulsive In the end, what you have to remember is that you only live once. Never have we regretted any travel decisions we’ve made in the past. In fact, when things go wrong, those…

The Bo-Kaap is heaven from photographers and travel bloggers who are looking for colourful scenes to take some images. Located pretty much right in the CBD (central business district) of Cape Town, it’s easily accessible, though you might want to bring your walking shoes if you don’t have a car or transport as it’s located…

We attended the WTM Africa conference at the CTICC in Cape Town last week where an art installation with a difference caught our eyes… The Rhinos Are Coming A Marketing Programme – a Conservation Initiative – and an Arts Project! THE RHINOS ARE COMING!!! follows in the footsteps of a tried and tested fundraising model…

Sometimes you have to just kick your shoes off, take a deep breath and feel the grass growing under your feet. Here at Babylonstoren the grass is indeed greener on the other side… We wondered through their garden (this place is huge) and found this patch of ‘chamomile lawn’. Things to do at Babylonstoren Estate…

Sometimes you find something of beauty while you’re on the go. We captured this image of Table Mountain during the day before the big thunderstorm pulled in that evening. Keep an eye out for one of those too next week! Feel like taking the cable car up to the top of Table Mountain? Visit their…

Is there water in Cape Town? According to a recent media statement day zero has been avoided for the time being. Recently, we were lucky enough to have a thunderstorm pass over Cape Town and this wonderful shot was captured by photographer Janik Alheit. Since this photo was taken, we have also had sufficient seasonal…

We recently visited Bergen Dam Cottage near Bredasdorp. The 4-sleeper wooden cottage is set remotely on a farm where you have an outlook over the farmlands and your view consists of mountains and the dam (from there the name ‘Berg’ and ‘Dam’). To reach the cottage you drive through a few scenic farms (one of…