Kruger Park

An Incredible (Budget Friendly) Safari in Kruger Park, South Africa

My long haul travels are only feasible because I do them on a budget, but with every one I save a little extra to do something special: a few nights in a nice hotel or eating at an incredible restaurant.…

Knysna

Where to Find Stunning Coastal Views on South Africa’s Garden Route

Although our journey along South Africa’s Garden Route was 1000km long, we covered it all in quite a short period of time. Before setting off from Cape Town, we had some stop-offs planned but took a chance on others depending…

Cape Town

How to Find the Best Views in Cape Town

I was totally unprepared for how beautiful Cape Town is. It’s a city after all, and although I love an urban aesthetic, that is not what Cape Town provides. The city is mountainous; huge hills poking out from every corner…

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Port Elizabeth

Four Unconventional Towns to Visit on South Africa’s Garden Route

When researching the route I wanted to take whilst driving the Garden Route in South Africa, my itinerary started to be joined by smaller, quirkier towns alongside the obvious bigger tourist destinations. The great thing about a road trip is…

Cape Town

The Rainbow Coloured Houses of Bo-Kaap, Cape Town

The centre of Cape Town is a vibrant and fascinating place to explore on foot. Separated from the famous waterfront by the imposing and stunning natural landmarks of Signal Hill and Lion’s Head, it has the atmosphere I’m used to…

Cape Town

Three Awesome Brunch Spots in Cape Town

I had high expectations of Cape Town before visiting. A couple of my most well-travelled friends told me that it’s their favourite place in the world, but aside from the obvious tourist traps, I wasn’t entirely sure what to do.…

Stellenbosch

Wine Tasting in the Cape Winelands, South Africa

  My relationship with wine is long but probably not overly complicated. In my student days I indulged a bit too enthusiastically in the boxed variety; glugging vinegar-y whites with the sole purpose of improving my dance moves. In the…