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My Best Scenic Drives in and around Cape Town

The Western Cape is blessed with a wide array of jaw-dropping, impressive country or coastal drives. From Chapman’s Peak Drive to the Route 62 and Cape West Coast, there is a drive for every kind of traveller… And, if you’re looking for some accommodation inspiration during your trip, look no further than Afristay.com, one of South Africa’s largest accommodation booking portals. […]

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Travel Review: Simon’s Town – S.A.’s Naval ‘Port of Call’

In early October 2014, I first had the pleasure of travelling to Simon’s Town, which is about an hour or so from Cape Town, depending on traffic and which route you take to get there. This historic naval town has a rich, multi-cultural history and offers visitors some wonderful travel opportunities, all of which are within close proximity to the […]

Travel Review: Cape of Good Hope – Standing at the Most South-Western Point of Africa

Last October I enjoyed a truly amazing, unforgettable visit to the Cape Point/Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve (the special memory of which I will no doubt take with me to my grave) near the naval stronghold of Simon’s Town, with its penguin-haven, Boulders Beach – but whilst there, my travel companions and I wisely made the short trip down […]

Travel Review – An Unforgettable Trip to Cape Point, Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve

In October of last year I had one of the most invigorating and almost life-changing travel experiences – not abroad as you might expect but rather +/- 60 km south-west of my beloved home city of Cape Town – when I visited Cape Point. Earlier, our trio of travellers visited naval Simon’s Town & its unique Boulders Beach. As late […]

Travel Photo Essay – Boulders Beach and Cape Point, South Africa

The above-mentioned are two of the more beautiful places in the Western Cape and indeed South Africa. They come highly recommended by yours truly. Boulders Beach is a wonderful and safe environment for all ages and is famous for its adorable protected species in the Cape African penguins. As for Simons Town itself (where Boulders is located), it is a […]