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Where to See the Snow in the Western Cape This Winter

Snow in South Africa might sound as ill fitting as a giraffe in Antarctica, but every now and then, when a Western Cape winter storm system becomes particularly intense, it can cause temperatures to...
Barge South of France

Explore the South of France by Barge

Step out of your comfort zone, be brave and choose a barge adventure trip to the south of France. Fresh country air, out-of-this-world scenic views and classic French-style feasts is all you need to...
Hot Air Ballooning in the Cape Winelands

Hot Air Ballooning in the Cape Winelands

Set sail in the vertical and see, hear, and experience the Cape winelands like never before. For the first ten minutes or so, I couldn’t put my finger on it. What was it that made...
The Seven Seas Explorer Cruise Ship

Holy Ship! Heaven IS a place on Earth – welcome aboard The Seven Seas...

The Seven Seas Explorer, the newest addition to the Regent Seven Seas Cruises fleet, is the most luxurious ship ever built: a sleek white vessel of such pervasive and unrelenting perfection that you’d be...
Robertson Wine

The Robertson Wine Valley: where the wine is an experience and the country living...

The Cape Winelands are (quite rightfully) internationally acclaimed for the quality and calibre of wines they produce. One of the most popular activities for locals and visitors to Cape Town is wine tasting, and...
Turbine Hotel Knysna

Eden on the Lagoon – Knysna and the Turbine Boutique Hotel & Spa

Two years ago, the worst wildfire disaster in South African history befell the Garden Route, so named for its lush and ecologically diverse vegetation, lagoons, and lakes. A combination of drought, powerful winds, and...
American Dream Cars Cadillac Photo: Montagu Country Hotel

Montagu Country Hotel – Step into another time

The beautiful little town of Montagu can be found on the scenic Route 62 where the Breede River Valley and the Klein Karoo meet. Step into another time when visiting Montagu Country Hotel, built...
Riverstone-House

Enjoy rustic life in luxury – the perfect short or long stay dog-friendly getaway!

City life has its perks, but if you find yourself dreaming of mountain views and true tranquillity in favour of traffic and deadlines, it might be time you took a trip to Palmietvlei Farm...

Dog-friendly restaurants in Cape Town: Eating out doesn’t mean you have to leave your...

With the workweek demanding so much of our time and attention, weekends become prime pet lovin’ time. And with Cape Town’s incredible number and diversity of restaurants, cafés, bakeries, and delis allowing well-behaved pups...
Paarl-Rock

Local Travel: Paarl – The Cape’s Pearl

Mountain trails, world-class restaurants, and an abundance of fine wines — Paarl is perfect for all palates.  When it comes to easy trips from Cape Town, we are spoilt for choice. Head in any direction,...