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24 Hours in Hermanus - You'll Have a Whale of a Time

There is a vast swathe of the jagged southern coastline of South Africa that is prime whale watching territory. The small coastal town of Hermanus has the advantage that it perches on low cliffs fringing deep Walker Bay, offering excellent land based whale watching. 870 more words

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Cape Town and Johannesburg: Day 5

For the fifth day in Cape Town, we have booked a wine tour with Wine Flies. There are of course plenty of the companies, who arrange wine tours, but they had a cool web page, so that was the main reason we selected them. 458 more words


Bullets and brass neck

Described by Francis Drake in 1580 as the “the fairest cape in the whole circumference of the earth”, Cape Town has long since been the jewel in South Africa’s crown. 2,772 more words

Keeping it reel

Long since accustomed to providing the backdrop to Hollywood epics, South Africa is finally finding its cinematic voice. Laury Jeanneret investigates our burgeoning film industry and talks to some of the country’s finest talent about the importance of telling our own stories… 2,799 more words

Waka Waka to South Africa

On the southernmost part of Africa is a melting pot of people, and disparate terrains and wildlife. From a rich history to a multiethnic society, and a sumptuous culinary offering, South Africa is surely a country to awaken your senses. 785 more words


Voices of our Heritage: exhibitions to visit in CPT and JHB

As September comes to an end and the approach of Heritage Day accelerates I have more frequently asked myself how I will celebrate and engage with the heritage of our beloved South Africa. 638 more words

Brunch at Groot Constantia wine estate

One of the great aspects of our neighbourhood is the proximity to the Constantia Valley and its wine route. The tourist heartbeat of this route is Groot Constantia. 317 more words