8 Best Hotels in Stellenbosch for a Luxury Stay in the Cape Winelands (2024)
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8 Best Hotels in Stellenbosch for a Luxury Stay in the Cape Winelands (2024)

Are you looking for the best hotels in Stellenbosch? Then, you’ve come to the right place, as the 8 best hotels in Stellenbosch South Africa are all listed in this article. We moved to the Western Cape of South Africa in 2021 and have made it our mission to explore as much of the province…

6 BEST Soulful Yoga Retreats in South Africa (2024)
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6 BEST Soulful Yoga Retreats in South Africa (2024)

Are you looking for the best yoga retreats in South Africa? Then, you’ve landed on the right blog post! As a health and wellness enthusiast, yoga is part of my daily wellness practice. Therefore, I’m always looking for soulful yoga retreats to attend near our home in the Garden Route of South Africa. So, I’ve…

13 EPIC Spots to Enjoy Sunset in Cape Town (With a Map)
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13 EPIC Spots to Enjoy Sunset in Cape Town (With a Map)

Looking for the best spot to enjoy that iconic sunset in Cape Town? Then you’ve landed on the right blog post! Cape Town is renowned for its breathtaking sunsets, offering many spots throughout the city to witness the perfect sunset experience. As a local with a keen eye for sunsets, I’ve curated a list of…

Visit the Famous Tsitsikamma Suspension Bridge at Storms River (2024)
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Visit the Famous Tsitsikamma Suspension Bridge at Storms River (2024)

Want to visit the iconic Tsitsikamma Suspension Bridge in South Africa? Great! You’ll find this Insta-famous bridge right at the endpoint of the epic Garden Route – which happens to be where we live! Navigating our way to the Tsitsikamma Suspension Bridge and knowing what to expect the first time we went was confusing (even…

Is Cape Town Safe for Tourists in 2024? (Safety Tips from a Local)
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Is Cape Town Safe for Tourists in 2024? (Safety Tips from a Local)

Is Cape Town safe for travelers? This is one of the top questions I get asked when people learn that I live in South Africa. As a born and bred South African, I understand travelers’ concerns about safety in Cape Town. Although I haven’t lived in Cape Town, I visit the city regularly (several times…

6 Thrilling Cape Town Safari Tours for Families (And Why You’ll Love Them)
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6 Thrilling Cape Town Safari Tours for Families (And Why You’ll Love Them)

Trying to decide between all the different Cape Town safari tours? Wondering which is suitable for your entire family? No worries – I’ve got you! As a South African, I’ve been going on safaris since before I can remember. Back then, the whole family would pile into our 4×4 car at the break of dawn…

South African Safari Magic at Makalali Main Lodge (2024)
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South African Safari Magic at Makalali Main Lodge (2024)

There is no other word to describe the experience you get at Makalali Main Lodge. From arrival to departure our time there was pure magic and I know that this is one of the best South African safari experiences. Located within Makalali Private Game Reserve, the lodge allows for a more luxurious and modern stay…

MSC Orchestra Review of Our Cruise to Pomene Island in Mozambique (2024)
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MSC Orchestra Review of Our Cruise to Pomene Island in Mozambique (2024)

So in an attempt to try a greater variety of travel experiences, we opted to go on a cruise with MSC. This cruise took place in February 2020 just about a week before the world closed to travelers. Neither of us had ever been on a cruise, so it was a rather novel experience. Now…

100 Great Reasons to Visit Cape Town in 2024 from a Local
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100 Great Reasons to Visit Cape Town in 2024 from a Local

Looking for reasons to visit Cape Town? Great! I’ve got you covered with 100 compelling reasons to visit Cape Town immediately! Cape Town. The Mother City. Probably one of my all-time favorite cities in the world! Just because I’m a South African doesn’t mean I’m biased. Okay, maybe a little. But, if Cape Town wasn’t…

Experimental Dining in Johannesburg at Est Est Alea (2024)
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Experimental Dining in Johannesburg at Est Est Alea (2024)

Recently, we were treated to a lovely evening of experimental dining at Est Est Alea in Parktown – a suburb of Johannesburg. Est Est Alea is what is known as a Tasting Restaurant and is the evolution of Cube Tasting Kitchen. Chef Dario De Angeli takes diners on a delightful culinary journey. The tasting menu…