Jun 26

Wine making trivia and other fun facts

Apart from being a delicious addition to a meal, or just a relaxing pastime on a balmy evening, wine has an interesting history that dates back thousands of years. It is as enjoyable to learn about the intricacies of winemaking … Continue reading

Jun 22

What is it? Hop on Hop off bus

Hop on Hop off busses are found across 6 continents and operate in over a 100 cities such as San Francisco, Rome, London and Cape Town. It is one of the most cost effective, easy going ways to explore a … Continue reading

Jun 13

Uthando Projects – Projects of love

As South Africa continues to grow and evolve as a new democracy we sometimes forget the incredible need that still exists. I have seen and heard so many stories of ordinary people stepping out of their comfort zones to help the … Continue reading

Jun 01

Mombasa, Kenya

                    Photo attribution to Kenya Tourism The city of Mombasa lies on the east coast of Kenya, and is often missed as a destination within Kenya. Most visitors to the country arrive in the capital Nairobi, and head out to … Continue reading

May 17

Cullinan Diamond Mine – a totally unique adventure

As a mining town Cullinan has become world famous. It is located a mere 20 minutes by road from the city of Pretoria, near Johannesburg in the province of Gauteng, South Africa. Cullinan’s Premier Diamond Mine, once owned by Sir … Continue reading

May 11

Cape Town’s Shipwrecks: SS Kakapo (May 25, 1900)

The Atlantic shoreof South Africa’s South Western Cape is littered with shipwrecks, each with a story to tell. The notorious storms and fog along these shores provide a common thread to most tales, as does the unique interplay between ocean … Continue reading

May 06

Cape Town’s Shipwrecks: SS Lusitania (April 18, 1911)

Iconic Cape Point punctuates the south western tip of the African continent. To the tourist, this is the southern tip of the “Fairest Cape”, providing some of the most breathtaking ocean and coastal vistas in the world. To the Portuguese … Continue reading

May 06

Cape Town’s Shipwrecks: SS Lusitania (April 18, 1911)

Iconic Cape Point punctuates the south western tip of the African continent. To the tourist, this is the southern tip of the “Fairest Cape”, providing some of the most breathtaking ocean and coastal vistas in the world. To the Portuguese … Continue reading