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

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.

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 didn’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…

11 Beautiful Virtual Garden Tours

I haven’t had time to blog in ages this roundup of virtual garden tours has been on my to blog list for so long.  I got to take these tours in my PJ’s before my workload doubled. If you have spare time and have a passion for pretty flowers you should check out these virtual…