The Ultimate Guide to Whale Watching in Hermanus

Hermanus, once a small fishing village, is today considered to be the best land-based whale watching spot in the world. Curious Brydes whales, Humpback whales, Southern Right whales, Orca and dolphins can all be seen in Walker Bay, from the many vantage points along the coast. The appropriately named “Cape Whale Route” is roughly 559... Read more »


Best Off-the-Beaten-Track Wine Routes in South Africa

Most first time visitors to Cape Town spend at least one day in the winelands. While most people have heard the likes of Constantia, Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek, there are so many other wine routes that offer hidden gems that only true wine insiders know about. These lesser known routes are recommended for people that... Read more »


Best Wine Farms for Art Aficionados

Combine the best of two senses by visiting these 5 wine farms who offer both great wines and incredible art collections. You can see famous pieces by world-renowned artists like Pierneef while sipping on the best wines the farms have to offer. Call it a double dose of high culture. Grande Provence http://www.grandeprovence.co.za The Gallery... Read more »

Mandela Day 2017

On the 18th of July, Nelson Mandela’s birthday, South African’s are called upon to donate 67 minutes of their time and effort to improve the conditions in their own communities. The number of minutes represents the years that Nelson Mandela was alive and gave in service to his nation. He continues to inspire us to... Read more »


Recommended Books and Movies to Read and Watch Before Visiting Africa

South Africa is undoubtedly one of Africa's greatest culturally diverse and historical cities. While the political backdrop to South Africa’s history is most certainly a defining characteristic of the nation, others often forget to reflect upon the fact that South Africa is a beautiful country with so much to offer.   If you’re planning a... Read more »


Self Drive A Super Luxury Or Exotic Sports Car Around The Cape

Ever wanted to open up on the open road? Feel the wind in your hair? Cruise the coastal road in an exotic sports car? Explore Sideways is all about immersive experiences and this one is no different. Self drive a luxury or exotic sports car. Choose from a range of majestic vehicles – anything from... Read more »

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Higgo Jacobs’ Top 10 Best Wine Farms for MCC

About Higgo Jacobs A law graduate from Stellenbosch, Higgo was lured into the wine industry after his studies, and what was meant to be a sabbatical ended up as a way of life.  Certified with the Court of Master Sommeliers, Higgo consults to various establishments; judges on wine competitions and publications locally and abroad, and... Read more »