Six Reasons Why I Like ‘Home Bookings’ Best

When I say ‘home bookings’, I really mean booking through external services like LekkeSlaap, AirBnB, AccommodationDirect or SafariNow – and after several personal experiences with at least two of the above-mentioned services, here is why I like them best: A More Personal Touch In these instances, usually you will work directly with the owner of the property to set up […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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