Cape Town & More – Introduction

Cape Town is one of my favorite places in the world as it offers almost everything you could imagine: great hiking, amazing food, beaches, and naturally the great wines. Definitely a place I keep on returning to year after year. And maybe could even imagine myself living in some day.

Constantia Wineries

Whenever Cape Town and wineries are mentioned, the first wine region that pops into everyone's mind is of course Stellenbosch (which unarguable is also worth visiting). However, there is actually also a very high quality, much smaller wine region much nearer to Cape Town: Constantia.During our trip, we only did official wine tasting at Constantia Glen,... Continue Reading →

Beaches north of Cape Town

Cape Town definitely has no lack of stunning beaches! While the beaches on the southern side are often smaller and more picturesque, the northern beaches are longer and perfect for walking.Bloubergstrand is less popular but definitely  great for long walks with a view to the Table Mountain on a clear day.Big Bay is maybe the... Continue Reading →

World of Birds

World of Birds -sanctuary for birds, reptiles, monkeys, tortoise and many more is located on the sothern side of the Table Mountain, and it's also one stop for the Cape Town sightseeing bus (kind of a hop-on hop-off bus which is excellent for getting a holistic understanding of the city and learning about its history... Continue Reading →

Climbing the Lion’s head

If I would live in Cape town, this is where I would come for my morning exercise!Climbing the Lion's head take maybe few hours, depending how much you spend on the top admiring the views. Personally highly recommend reserving plenty of time and possibly even bringing some light lunch with you to truly admire the... Continue Reading →

Hiking the Table Mountain in Cape Town

As the mountains are simply beautiful I highly recommend admiring them by hiking. Our hike up to the mountain was via Constantia Nek Trail. The trail starts near the Harbour House restaurant in the Constantia Nek traffic circle and offers two options for going up: the relatively steep trail itself which mainly consists of climbing up... Continue Reading →

Some of the beaches south of Cape Town

During our time in Cape Town we also enjoyed visits to some of the beautiful white sandy beaches south of Cape Town.In general all the beaches on the western coast have very cold water (12-18C depending on the beach) and the eastern side beaches in the large Kalk Bay have warmer waters (well above 20C).The closest... Continue Reading →

Cape of Good Hope

When staying in Cape town it's a must to rent a car to get around and explore.One of the most exciting trips around Cape Town is the drive to the Cape of Good Hope, the most south western point of Africa (and once thought to be the most southern point).Our drive started past Chapman's peak... Continue Reading →

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