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

Please note: Chappies has sadly been closed indefinitely (as of 21 June 2017) to both vehicles and cyclists, due to the risk of further dangerous rockfalls. 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 […]

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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 […]

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