Aug 02

Table Mountain – New 7 Wonders of Nature

Table Mountain is one of the most visited landmarks in South Africa, and recently won a place in the New 7 Wonders of Nature. In a 2 phase voting process, it was up against 400 contenders in the first phase, … Continue reading

Jul 25

Colors in the Overberg

During the month of August drive east from Cape Town over the Hottentots Holland Range towards the Garden Route, about 100km (62 miles) along the way the mountain road curves around the Houw Hoek Pass. This is when a yellow … 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 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