Monthly Archives: June 2013

Snow Angels and Pub Food in Hogsback

Hogsback in WinterThe road was winding, and wet. All along the side of the road were tall trees dripping large dollops of water onto the road, where leaves congealed into sludgy piles as cars chugged past, carving a route through them. Beyond the narrow tree line the earth dropped away and the world was taken over by searing mountain peaks with deep, dark crevices. (more…)

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Three of the Best Small Nature Reserves in Cape Town

Cape Town nature reservesCape Town is one of the most scenic cities in the world, surrounded by beaches, mountains and vineyards. It makes sense then that if you are in the area, you should get out and experience the natural side of Cape Town. However, given the abundance of nature reserves in and around Cape Town, we have selected 3 of the best small nature reserves in Cape Town to get you started. (more…)

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Tips for Finding Pet Friendly Accommodation in South Africa

dog friendly accommodationAs anyone with a pet will know, within a short space of time the domestic animals in our lives become part of the family. We bond with them on an emotional level, sometimes so much so that leaving them behind while we go on holiday is unthinkable. In which case pet friendly accommodation be it dog friendly accommodation, cat friendly accommodation or both, becomes vital! (more…)

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‘Africa is a Country’ and 6 More Misconceptions to Correct Before You Visit South Africa

Elephant in the Kruger National ParkGrowing up in the developed cities of South Africa, Cape Town and Johannesburg being prime examples, it is hard to imagine some of the things that people believe about SA. However, those not blessed with our insider knowledge have some interesting if far-fetched ideas about what actually goes on at the tip of the ‘dark continent’! It’s nothing that can’t be learned when they visit South Africa though! Here are some misconceptions that exist out there. (more…)

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