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 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

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

Apr 29

Cape Town’s Beaches and the balance between Nature and Recreation

Think of a city with invitingly sunny shores. Los Angeles. Myrtle Beach. Sydney. Cape Town. All lie close to latitude 34° (north or south). All offer great beaches and ample sunshine, a magnet to vacationers. That’s probably about as far … Continue reading

Nov 07

Table Mountain – Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town is on the must see list for many travelers visiting South Africa. It is the country’s premier tourist destination. Its attractions include, but certainly not limited to, luxurious wine tasting trips to award winning vineyards, whale watching trips, … Continue reading