Best Summer Experiences in the Western Cape

The Western Cape is a beautiful province to visit year-round but it is unquestionably idyllic during summertime. Temperatures soar, locals and tourists head outdoors in their masses and there’s a feeling of endless optimism savoured in every ice-cream lick, outdoor adventure and epic sunset. In this post, I share my […]


Great Western Cape Markets to Enjoy

The Western Cape is blessed with an abundance of excellent markets. With everything from food to craft to Saturday and Christmas markets, there really is something for everyone… I have visited many great markets in the Western Cape so I decided it was time to finally share my best picks. […]


Best Riebeek Valley Attractions

Often hailed as the ‘Western Cape’s best-kept secret’; ‘the Wedding Valley’; and even ‘Franschhoek 15 years ago’, the beautiful Riebeek Valley – which consists of Riebeek-Kasteel, Riebeek-West, Hermon and Riebeeksrivier – is one of the most glorious wine- and farming-regions in South Africa. On my recent return visit to this […]


My 16 Best Adventures of 2021

2021 proved to be a trying year on so many levels for many of us – myself included. However, I was fortunate enough to travel more – and safely – during 2021 so there is still much to be thankful for! In this post, I share my best adventures for […]