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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. […]

Cool and cosy in Kommetjie: Top reasons to visit this Mother City spot in the Deep South

I’ve only visited Kommetjie twice now in my three or so years of residing in Cape Town – but it’s definitely one of my favourite travel spots; at least of those found along the Cape Peninsula coastline. This small, close-knit village in the Deep South has it all: country vibes, ocean and mountain views to die for (no matter whereabouts […]

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Why Chapman’s Peak Drive Has Me Charmed

Arguably one of South Africa’s (if not the world’s) most scenic drives, Chapman’s Peak Drive is one road trip you have to make if you visit the beautiful Western Cape province. Discover more about its unique, yet trying history, marvel at its endless natural beauty and above all, see first-hand for yourself why Chapman’s Peak charms and inspires so many […]

A Drive and a Half: Exploring Beautiful ‘Chappies’

Last year, I had the unexpected pleasure of experiencing the full Chapman’s Peak Drive in all its breathtaking glory when my travelling companions and myself spent a hot, sunny September morning exploring the 9 km route that stretches between Hout Bay and Noordhoek (both charming coastal areas in their own rights). The drive consists of 114 curves, some amazing examples […]