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Accommodation review: Self-Catering Stay at !Khwa ttu, Yzerfontein

There is something magical about seeing wildlife up close. I don’t think when we set out for a much needed weekend away to Yzerfontein (after a surprising week) that we ever expected to have zebras within a few metres of us. This is not the kind of textbook travel experience you anticipate when you pack your bags and take to […]

Travel Review: Must-See Places in Picturesque Paarl

In  early  October  of  2014,  I  had  my  first  real  acquaintance  with  the  beautiful,  picturesque  town  of Paarl,  apparently  the  third  oldest  town  and  former  European  settlement  in  South  Africa  (after  Cape Town and  Stellenbosch)  and the  largest  of the  Cape  Wineland  towns. Translated  from  Afrikaans,  Paarl  means  ‘pearl’  and  though  its  name  is  drawn  from  its  well-known, unique  granite  […]