Stay | La Residence, Franschhoek

Some of world’s most glamorous country hotels await in the Franschhoek (French corner); one of the oldest towns in South Africa and a mere 1 hour’s drive from Cape Town. Whether you visit this idyllic town for a wine tasting or a weekend getaway, or even plan to spend a summer vacation in South Africa’s…

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Explore | Elgin Railway Market

The Elgin Railway Market opened its doors in 2018 in the picturesque town of Elgin in the Overberg region of the Western Cape. Elgin is a large, lush area of land, circled by mountains and dominated by vineyards and apple orchards. This broad upland valley lies about 70 km southeast of Cape Town. The cool…

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Explore | Kirstenbosch botanical gardens

The world is a beautiful place, filled with a multitude of natural wonders of which botanical gardens magnificently display throughout their grounds. Imagine stepping into a world bursting with colour. In Cape Town, South Africa; Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens preserve the best of nature – and welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors per year. Acclaimed as…

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Explore | Tsitsikamma, Garden Route

As the Garden Route is one of my favourite destinations in South Africa; there was still one area that I have not yet ticked of my bucket list, Tsitsikamma. This rainforest area of the Garden Route National Park is on South Africa’s southern coast, tucked between the sea and mountains. It encompasses a marine reserve,…

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Explore | Cornell Skop Animal Encounters

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HypwPqLGFSU[/embedyt] Located 7km from Botrivier, on the Van Der Stel Pass; is a farm so well hidden that not even Google is aware of it’s existence. However, the farm can be found on Google Maps by searching “Union Pictures, Botrivier”. Cornell Skop is a 140 hectare working farm with a diverse collection of animals,…

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