Cape Town is a port city on South Africa’s southwest coast, on a peninsula beneath the imposing Table Mountain. Slowly rotating cable cars climb to the mountain’s flat top, from which there are sweeping views of the city, the busy harbour and boats heading for Robben Island, the notorious prison that once held Nelson Mandela, […]
‘Dappat se Gat’ is a beach popular with surfers, with warm water, rocky cliffs and small caves that offer protection from the wind. It is not a recommended spot for swimmers due to the dangerous rip current.
Signal Hill, which connects Kloof Nek to Lion’s Head, in the distinctive shape of a lion’s rump, is one of the most famous spots in Cape Town for sundowners. Views from the 350m high summit are nothing short of spectacular, particularly at night, and picnic dinners with accompanying drinks are something of a capital pastime.
Summerstrand is a charming and central suburb of Port Elizabeth. Situated in close proximity to several golden beaches, the Boardwalk Casino complex, shopping malls, golf courses, an oceanarium, NMMU University, and the airport, it’s a destination of choice for leisure travellers.
Umganu Lodge is an idyllic retreat for those wanting to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. This beautiful Lodge is open to the Kruger National Park and provides uninterrupted vistas of the magnificent Sabie River which is known for attracting an abundance of wildlife.
Constantia is a rich and diverse destination of its own within Cape Town, with wine farms, restaurants & many other attractions to look forward to on a short or long visit!
La Bruyere Farm is beautifully situated against the Witzenberg mountain range, approximately 9 km from Tulbagh – an attractive and historic town set in the Boland mountains less than an hour and a half from Cape Town.
Dining at Chris Erasmus’s Franschhoek restaurant is like feasting in a forest – albeit in a cabin with a fireplace. Along with his bearded team, the chef is helping to translate Franschhoek’s natural environs into a cuisine of its own.
As with all things Franschhoek, the Huguenot Monument Museum lies in a gorgeous setting, in a beautiful Cape Dutch-style building in the grounds of which lies the memorial or monument to celebrate the influence of the French in South Africa.
During the apartheid years, Robben Island became internationally known for its institutional brutality. The duty of those who ran Robben Island and the Robben Island prison was to isolate opponents of apartheid and to crush their morale. Some freedom fighters spent more than a quarter of a century in prison on Robben Island for their […]