It’s been years since I braved a train ride in Cape Town, but I decided to hop on and journey to Simonstown on a sunny public holiday to capture the Cape’s coastline in motion.
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.
Old “˜of the era’ single story corrugated iron and wood buildings line the southern hillside of Pilgrim’s Rest with rusting wagons and equally rusty billboards swaying in the slight breeze.
Driving north through the Limpopo lowveld, the Soutpansberg Mountains rise lush and green from the dense mopani and acacia bush below.
Here are five reasons why the sleepy fishing village of Paternoster is so different to anywhere else.
Located near Citrusdal, The Baths are situated on a citrus farm in the scenic Olifants River Valley and make a great weekend escape from Cape Town.
If you dream of camping on the beach, playing bongoes beside the fire, lazing in a hammorck and floating in salty turquoise ocean, then get in your car and visit the West Coast. Langebaan and Paternoster will leave you wishing you didn’t to leave.
A full weekend of wine tasting and overall fun in the Robertson Winelands with the Robertson Seven.
This awesome walking trail wends its way along both coastal edges of the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, allowing trekkers a halfway rest in charming overnight huts near Cape Point.
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.
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.