CAPE TOWN IN WINTER IS THE BEST | Sharon Henry
Blessed with in-your-face natural beauty and a fascinating culture it’s easy to see why Cape Town tops travel lists the world over. Did you know visiting Cape Town in winter is just as enjoyable and also a lot cheaper.
A VISIT TO CAPE TOWN’S MOST FAMOUS ATTRACTION | Darrin Henry
The little furry animal on Table Mountain, the Rock Hyrax or ‘dassie,’ is just another of the delightful surprises for visitors to one of the world’s new seven wonders of nature, this iconic landmark towering over Cape Town.
WHEN 60,000 PEOPLE LOST THEIR HOMES | Sharon Henry
“I think this is a very important museum,” Noor Ebraheim tells us, “especially for the children because they don’t know what happened – of what we went through during Apartheid years, so we have to tell the story.”
SPICING UP MY LIFE IN CAPE TOWN | Darrin Henry
A Cape Malay cooking experience in the colourful, central Cape Town district of Bo Kaap has truly caught me by surprise in that I am now inspired to cook. Properly, I should add.
THE BEST THING ABOUT CAPE TOWN IS | Sharon Henry
Cape Town is home to a diverse mix of 3.74 million people and together with the stunning scenery, amazing wildlife and remarkable history it oozes culture with plenty of attitude.
Strolling along the beach at Sea Point and manoeuvring through the bustle of Long Street
THE NIGHT WE SAW GEORGE’S BABY | Darrin Henry
Theatre in the Backyard was a performance drama like nothing I have ever seen before; energetic, emotional and at times a little uncomfortable to watch such was the realism.
The whole production uses an ordinary backyard in Nyanga
THERE’S BLOOD IN THE WATER | Sharon Henry
Of all times to start my menstrual cycle – it would be when I decide to jump into the icy sea for an audience with a Great White Shark. Sharks can sniff blood from a mile off right? Plus I’ve seen all of the ‘Jaws’ films, so to say I’m apprehensive is a bit of an understatement.
COFFEE STOP AT THE V&A WATERFRONT, CAPE TOWN | Darrin Henry
At Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront, even as we enter the Mugg & Bean coffee shop, the smell of muffins and other savouries made our heads swivel like cartoon characters following wispy aroma trails.
TANGLED WEBB GALLERY | Sharon Henry
I never thought a painting could make me cry, but here I am, thousands of miles from home with tears in my eyes. I was happily browsing and admiring the works in the little ‘Tangled Webb’ art gallery,
HOTEL REVIEW | Darrin Henry Hotel and destination reviews from tourists and fellow bloggers have played a big part in our current travel adventure planning. Mostly they have been extremely helpful, so we’ve decided to include our own assessments of certain places. Here is …