51 Weird things about South Africa

It’s hard to spot your own weirdness after I lived in Germany for a year I noticed things about my country which I never did before. Things that Germans don’t do. Here’s my list of my own observations mixed with what I found online. 1.We call traffic lights robots For some reason all South Africans…

Cape Point Ostrich Farm

Last year my boyfriend I visited Boulders beach to visit the adorable penguinsšŸ§. After the hard lockdowns we wanted to be outside in the fresh air as much as possible. On our way back we were both starving. Our drive took us to Cape Point Ostrich Farm. It is a working ostrich farm which I…

Staying over in Arniston

16 on Main is a property forĀ self catering in ArnistonĀ for up to 12 people visiting the Cape Agulhas area. I wrote about visiting Cape Agulhas and Struisbaai for just a day. This meant I never stayed over. I did however take a trip to Arniston in 2015 for Valentine’s day weekend with classmates from high…

Marianne Wine Estate

Marianne Wine Estate is located in Stellenbosch and was started by a French family. I got to experience a unique wine tasting there paired with biltong.

Things to do in Struisbaai

Struisbaai is a coastal village in the Overberg region of the Western Cape in South Africa. This small town is part of the Cape Agulhas Municipality. It is super close to Cape Agulhas just (8km, 4.97 miles) away which is known for being the southernmost point of Africa.

Smitswinkel Bay Cape Town’s stunning secret beach

You can only reach this adorable beach by hiking. It’s 20 minutes outside of Simons Town and just before Cape Point Nature Reserve. A perfect spot to get away from the hustle and bustle, even if it’s just for a day or a few days. Smitswinkel is relaxing and marvellous.

All you need to know about hiking Elephant’s Eye

Elephantā€™s Eye is a cave located on the slops of Constantiaberg. When you are there you will have a breathtaking view the Cape Flats and False Bay. This post will give you all the information you need to hike Elephant’s Eye.

Meet the penguins at Boulders Beach

Boulders Beach in Cape Town is home to a colony of adorable African penguins. If you do get a chance to visit Cape Town this beach is a must see.

Lemon cookies

These cookies have a strong citrus flavour it tastes a bit like oranges to me more than lemon because of the sugar and the icing sugar probably which balances out the sour flavour of the lemon.  They were delicious and I made them on the Fourth of July since it was a Saturday in Cape…

You will fall in love with homemade gnocchi

To make gnocchi you need 4 ingredients. You have to have 3 large potatoes or sweet potatoes. I used 3 medium potatoes. You should use a cup and a half of normal flour. Then add an egg and a good pinch of salt. I used self-rising flour because of the lockdown I didnā€™t want to…

A virtual tour of Cherry Blossoms

I’m so behind with blogging, this post on virtual tours of Cherry Blossom trees was supposed to be posted whilst the Cherry Blossoms were still blooming. Then I had to figure out how to optimize YouTube videos for work. I didn’t know a thing about YouTube except for the fact that I watched lots of…