Tagged: Cape Town

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Top 5 Reasons to add Franschhoek to your South African Itinerary

Franschhoek Valley is one of the most amazing wine regions in the world with majestic mountain scenery, lush vineyards and a quaint European feel. Franschhoek's rich history of European influence dates back to the late 1600s when French Huguenots arrived in the Cape after fleeing France after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes in... Read more »

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Top 5 Road Trips in South Africa

South Africa is an amazing country to experience no matter how you travel across it - but even more so when you’re driving on the open road, with farm stall pit-stops and lush countrysides for company... It possesses a landscape just begging you to hop in the car and put some miles behind you, with... Read more »

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Best South African Gins by Sommelier Higgo Jacobs

Guest Explorer: 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,... Read more »

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Best Wine Farms in Stellenbosch for Lunch

A visit to Stellenbosch is one experience you shouldn't miss. Award-winning wines, delicious food, paired with spectacular surroundings, you are sure to have a fantastic time. On a journey of senses in one of South Africa’s most highly acclaimed wine producing regions, we’ve curated the top 10 best wine farms for lunch spots in Stellenbosch.... Read more »

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Discover Cape Town Through a Local Culinary Cooking Class

One of the best ways to immerse yourself in local Cape Town culture is to get to know the uniquely South African foods that help define the "Rainbow Nation." Taste the unique flavors of the country with a passionate local chef. There's no question that South Africans are seriously passionate about food and we believe you will... Read more »

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17 Unique Things to do in Cape Town for Families

1. Whale Watching in Hermanus Recommended for kids aged 3 years and older. Seasonal activity from July to November.  The perfect road for a family road trip to spend a day on the outskirts of Cape Town, taking the Whale Route through Gordon’s Bay, Pringle Bay and Betty’s Bay to reach Hermanus. Hermanus, once a small... Read more »

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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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Best Areas to Stay on Vacation in Cape Town (An Insider’s Guide)

Cape Town offers a huge variety of neighbourhoods, each one boasts their own unique set of sights, people, foods, and proximities. Whether you’re visiting for a relaxing beach getaway or to experience the liveliness of an energetic South African city, there are a variety of considerations that will help you select the perfect area to... Read more »