Post image for PhotoBlog – 19 things to see along the Cape to Namibia Route

The full day’s journey from Cape Town to Namibia is one of the most exciting drives to do in South Africa, and it’s easy to understand why. For where else in the country – or even the world – can you view dinosaur fossils and thousands of wildflowers, and sea mammals playing in the waves? […]

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Post image for Vote & Win in the Klink Wine Tourism Awards – or don’t and let me win!

It’s time for the third Klink Wine Tourism Awards – the social savvy awards where you help decide who wins. Spanning 16 categories that are more about visitor experience than wine tasting, the Klink Awards invite you to vote for your favourite restaurants, family-friendly destinations, places to stay, unusual attractions, and the best wine pairing […]

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Post image for 25 Places to Enjoy Cheese and Wine Tasting in Stellenbosch

The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese. And let’s be honest, we’d rather have the latter. Being a South African true to form, I sure do love my cheese…and wine. And so when I began planning my recent trip to Stellenbosch I was disappointed when I couldn’t find a helpful […]

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Post image for 10 Places to Visit When You Dawdle in Darling

I’ll admit it: when my husband and I first drove through Darling I wasn’t all that impressed. It took under 10 minutes to drive from one end of town to the other, and as it was a public holiday, there wasn’t much open. We kept driving. It was only when we drove back towards the […]

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Post image for 17 Places where you can find the World in South Africa

You’ve heard it before: South Africa is diverse. We didn’t realise quite how true this statement was until we embarked on a snapshot journey to find how many places in South Africa resembled destinations around the world. You’d be surprised!   1. Miami – Durban The art deco buildings, palm trees, long sunny days, and […]

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Post image for Enjoy A Weekend of FREE Wine at Robertson Wine on the River! If Not, Wine Not?

Okay, so it’s not 100% free. You still have to pay for the ticket. But at R250 for a weekend pass that includes as much FREE wine as you want, who can really complain? It’s for this reason and more that we suggest heading to the banks of the Breede River for some fun in […]

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Post image for Sweet Sensations – Top Ice-Cream Parlours by Province

When heat waves make the tarmac shimmer, and hazy afternoons send your thoughts scurrying to swimming pools, smoothies, and ice-cream sundaes, there’s honestly no better way to beat the rising temperatures than by heading to the following ice-cream parlours around South Africa!   1. Western Cape – Cape Town Sorbetière, set within Side Street Studios, […]

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