TEN South African Foods You Must Try

TEN South African Foods You Must Try

In South Africa, you'll find an array of local dishes inspired by the indigenous population. Cultural traditions along with Dutch, French, Indian and Malaysian influences have led to a range of unique and vibrant dishes that have become known as home -grown and which, should form part of every traveller’s itinerary when visiting! I've put [...]

15 Interesting facts about Table Mountain

15 Interesting facts about Table Mountain

Overlooking the beautiful city of Cape Town is one of South Africa’s most visited attractions. In fact, you can’t really visit the Mother City without visiting the all famous Table Mountain.  Surrounded by Devil’s Peak to the east and Lion’s Head to the west, the dramatic backdrop of mountains is almost picture perfect. As the [...]

Exploring Hout Bay

Exploring Hout Bay

Situated just 30 minutes outside of the city center, Hout Bay forms one of the best sea-side neighborhoods in Cape Town. A short 20 kilometer drive outside of Cape Town city you’ll find long sandy beaches perfect for swimming and water sports. Located on the northern side of Chapman's Peak Drive, Hout Bay is surrounded [...]

Spier Hotel, Vineyard and Spa, Stellenbosch

Spier Hotel, Vineyard and Spa, Stellenbosch

On a recent Erasmus conference in Stellenbosch, I had the pleasure of spending a night at the four star Spier Hotel, Vineyard and Spa. Comfortably nestled within the Stellenbosch Winelands, Spier is one of South Africa’s oldest wine farms with a proud history that was established somewhere in 1962. With ancient grape vines all round, [...]