Bo-Kaap Guide

The Bo-Kaap in Cape Town with its bright multicoloured homes. This post looks at the history and places to visit in this beautiful community

The best guide to solo travel in Cape Town

As a Capetonian I have an insider’s view of how to travel around Cape Town on your own. I have done lots of things alone in the city. It’s something I’ve always enjoyed doing. I’m also lucky to have met a few foreign friends who visited Cape Town. Their views along with my knowledge of…

Cape Town’s International Public Art Festival (IPAF)

I attended the International Public Art Festival in 2020 before the pandemic hit Cape Town. It’s one of the last events I attended. I’m a huge fan of street murals because it makes art accessible to everyone, it’s free to view and uplifts communities. I worked in Woodstock, Cape Town at the time my office…

Visiting The Long Walk March To Freedom Sculptures

The long walk to freedom is the title of Nelson Mandela’s autobiography. Nelson Mandela was South Africa’s first democratic president. He spent 27 years in prison for fighting against apartheid. The Long March to Freedom includes a sculpture of Nelson Mandela. And sculptures of other remarkable freedom fighters who contributed to South Africa’s democracy. I…

Cape Point Ostrich Farm

Last year my boyfriend I visited Boulders beach to visit the adorable penguins🐧. 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 for self catering in Arniston 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.

All you need to know about hiking Elephant’s Eye

Elephant’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.