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…

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.…

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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…