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 District Six Museum, Cape Town memorialises the unfair treatment of an eviction notice enforced on 60,000 people during the apartheid era in South Africa. The eviction process took 11 years. The museum is used for
SPICING UP MY LIFE | Darrin Henry Cape Malay cooking safari in the colourful Cape Town district of Bo Kaap has truly caught me by surprise in that I am now inspired to cook. Properly, I should add! Back home I’m a kitchen-o-phobe, or
THE BEST THING ABOUT CAPE TOWN… | Sharon Henry People of Cape Town give their city a cool and stylish vibe. One way to meet people living in Cape Town is simply by talking to them, street conversation with real people is great for
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 Great White shark cage diving is one of those crazy bucket list ideas people seeking adventurous things do in Cape Town will love. A 2½ hour drive from Cape Town to Gansbaai, the great white shark
MORE THAN JUST COFFEE | Darrin Henry A Mugg and Bean famous giant muffin has me drooling the minute we enter the coffee shop. Smells of freshly baked goods makes our heads swivel like cartoon characters following wispy aroma trails. The plan for ‘just
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,
MOUNTAIN MEANDERERS | Sharon Henry So today we are hiking the Table Mountain National Park. A somewhat misplaced reputation as 'intrepid' walkers led to an invitation from the 'Mountain Meanderers' of Cape Town, South Africa, to join one of their weekly Friday hikes; so here