We fell in love with Prince Albert after exploring the dorp, visiting its farms, tasting cheeses at its award-winning dairy, and eating in the fabulously eccentric Karoo Kombuis.
Blog posts: Weekend breaks
Weekends were made for travel. It doesn’t matter if it’s an affordable weekend break that’s just out of town or a weekend getaway to challenge the ordinary, the first step to a satisfying break is knowing where to go. Below are some of the best accommodation options to suit you, tried and tested by our weekend warriors.
Nestled away in the north-eastern corner at the back of the greater Western Cape’s magnificent valley of wines lies the picturesque yet productive little town of Tulbagh.
On day one of our assignment in Prince Albert, Christie Fynn and I took the scenic route through the Karoo on the famous Route 62, stopping at every single farmstall along the way.
A sensory journey through the Klein Karoo: from rocky passes to remote wine farms.
I was meant to train my wine tasting palate on a day spent drinking my way through Cape Town’s winelands but I ended up getting drunk. Did enjoy the wines though.
Paternoster is a special, charming retreat and a place for peace and tranquility.
A few of the Getaway team visited the Beaverlac campsite, a mere two hours from Cape Town. These are my 10 tips for making your camping trip to Beaverlac a pleasant one.
If you’re taking a weekend break in the Riebeeck Valley on either the first or last Saturday of the month, you’re in luck, cos there’s bound to be a morning market in either Riebeck Kasteel or Riebeck West
As we are delayed in Cape Town for a little longer, due to some minor tweakage on Lula the Landy, we thought that it would be the perfect opportunity to let you in on all the wondrous things to do, see and eat here!