One of the best ways to completely immerse yourself in the Cape Winelands in South Africa is by staying on a beautiful wine farm. Waking up overlooking the vineyards is a sight to behold. You get the full farm experience and get to taste as much as you like without worrying about getting home. It […]
As a parent you know that choosing an outing revolves around what is offered for the children. For a fun and relaxing day out to actually be fun and relaxing the children need to be kept busy and fed. Travelling with a baby and toddlers makes you look at everything very differently. These wine farms […]
In 2019, we found the little hidden gem in South Africa, the Elgin Wine Valley. The wine region Elgin is located between Cape Town and Hermanus and has delicious white wines, with their climate and the misty mountain elements they produce crisp Sauvignon Blanc and Chenin Blanc’s. They have ventured into Pinot Noir and some […]
Road running is very big and getting even bigger in South Africa. Each of the major metropolitan areas is certain to host a road race every weekend. So, making a short selection of the best events is both taxing and controversial. We have limited this list to road races, avoiding the increasingly popular trail runs […]
A wonderful way to discover South Africa is on your own. Jump into the rental car and head out on an incredible journey that you will never forget.
Time to leave the cold and wet winter in Sweden and spend a few weeks in sunny and warm South Africa? South Africa offers the best of two worlds, world-class golf courses and beautiful wineries with incredibly good wines. A Long Stay golf trip gives you the opportunity to really explore the neighborhood. One check-in, […]
Hermanus, the world’s foremost land based whale watching destination, is a thriving holiday resort offering residents and holiday makers all modern amenities, yet retaining its fisherman’s village charm. The popular resort town of Hermanus, situated between mountain and sea, has gained world-wide recognition as the world’s foremost land based whale watching destination. This has resulted in the former fishing village showing a tremendous growth over the last few years.
Here comes the top list of vineyards that we visited in 2018. In 2018 we visited different wine districts in South Africa as Franschoek, Paarl, Hermanus and Stellenbosch. The 5 best vineyards in South Africa 2018 La Motte, Franschoek Anthonij Rupert, Franschoek Fairview, Paarl Newton Johnson, Hermanus Rust en Vrede, Stellenbosch Reading tips for the […]
South Africa has plenty to offer. European tourists often come for a bit of winter sun. While the climate is perfect for a relaxing break and spot of game viewing in our world famous national parks, there are those that seek out a more daring experience. When it comes to adventure the possibilities are endless. […]
Getting to Stellenbosch from Cape Town for our wine farm weekend was a breeze. We left Cape Town midmorning on Saturday after a breakfast at the V&A Waterfront bakery, Knead and arrived in Stellenbosch for our Stellenbosch Wine Weekend well before check-in time. We decided to explore one of the oldest wine farms in the […]
Our wine tasting in Hermanus, one of our nice weekend trips in South Africa, started a Friday morning in Cape Town just after the sun rise. We went up early that day to get the most out of the day. Hermanus and Hemel-en-Aarde Valley offer a lot of beautiful wine farms with excellent wines. The […]
2017 was the year when we visited lovely vineyards in Cape Town, South Africa. Most vineyards are located in the beautiful wine district of Constantia, 20min from the city center of Cape Town. Cape Town is a perfect place if you want city feeling, good food, good wine and wonderful views. The 5 best vineyards […]