We are total suckers for any Cape Town travel video that showcases our beloved city. When we came across the amazing Expedia Cape Town Vacation Travel Guide, we just had to share it with you! From the YouTube video, here's what they had to say about this video: "We sent one of our star cameramen back to his old hometown for this shoot, and when we received the footage we were blown away. Not only are the shots spectacular, he returned with three times as much footage as usual! Despite out best efforts to cull shots and limit the video to the usual eight to ten-minute run time, our writer, composer and editor were so seduced by both the colors and [more]
The Cape Wine Route is arguably one of the Mother City’s best known regions. Comprising the wine-growing towns of Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek, this lush valley lies a little way outside of the CBD. This is where you will find some of the world’s top wine estates, along with some of the most dazzling scenery imaginable. In Part 2 of this series, we will be heading off to the town of Paarl, the third oldest town in the Western Cape after Cape Town and Stellenbosch, and the largest of the three wine towns in the Cape Winelands. Along with a number of excellent wine estates, [more]
If you're looking for a really fun and unusual way to explore the Mother City, Cape Town Trike Tours might just be the answer. This one of a kind adventure takes you on a BOOM trike - a three wheeled bike especially designed to carry up to two passengers at a time. The idea is the brainchild of Willem Mulder, who saw a need for something different in the travel sector. After doing some research into the idea, he realised that nothing like it was being offered in Cape Town. He looked into various options for trikes, eventually choosing the German-made BOOM, which showcases the very best in European engineering. [more]
The Cape Wine Route is arguably one of the Mother City's best known regions. Comprising the wine-growing towns of Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek, this lush valley lies a little way outside of the CBD. This is where you will find some of the world's top wine estates, along with some of the most dazzling scenery imaginable. In Part 1 of this series, we will be heading off to the sleepy town of Stellenbosch, often fondly referred to as Eikestad (Oak City) for its large volumes of oak trees. Join us as we set forth on a virtual tour to see what this area has to offer!
Wondering how Cape Town water restrictions 2017 will affect your travel plans? If you are visiting the Mother City this summer, you may have noticed that gardens are looking somewhat dry, swimming pools are either covered or less than sparkling and many properties are using grey water systems. First implemented in late 2015, and again as summer approached in 2016, the current water crisis in Cape Town is very real, and very serious. Dam levels across the country are critically low, which means that everyone has to do their bit to save water wherever possible. For visitors to the city, this can be somewhat confusing. While many [more]