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…

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.

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.

First time to the ballet tips

I love attending the ballet. I go at least once a year with my mom and sister. It’s become a tradition. I never aspired to become a ballerina as a little girl. But, I have always found it fascinating to watch. In my city attending the ballet isn’t a popular past time amongst most Capetonians. …

Celebrating Nelson Mandela

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the release of Nelson Mandela. Upon his release, he addressed a massive crowd at the Grand Parade from the City Hall in Cape Town.  I wasn’t old enough to understand or remember the gravity of the moment. Recently  I’ve been very busy at work. But, I still felt I…

What to wear in Cape Town uncovered

Cape Town style is laid-back and casual you will spot people wearing business attire, to athletic wear and even beach items. It’s normal to see people wearing flip flops with jeans and a vest. People don’t wear traditional outfits’ every day though you might spot some people wearing Shwe-Shwe and or African Wax print items. …

All about the Castle of Goodhope

The Castle of Goodhope known to locals as just the Castle is one of the oldest buildings in South Africa. It was established to protect the Cape Town from sea attacks. At first, it was supervised by Jan Van Riebeek in 1652. The Castle was built using slave labour and was ironically built to protect…