South Africa

About South Africa

My travels in South Africa.

Cape Town

48 Hours in Cape Town

This is a guest post from Anne Slater-Brooks of Traveltheglobe4less. If you only have 48 hours in Cape Town, you will have to plan your itinerary carefully. This city is a nature lover’s dream, an adrenalin junkie’s heaven and a gourmand’s Babylon. To do the city justice, and try everything

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Swellendam, South Africa

History, Food and Countryside: What to Do in Swellendam

This post has been sponsored by Expedia I stayed in Swellendam, on South Africa’s Garden Route, two years ago. It was part of a long held ambition to explore the Eastern Cape, the southernmost tip of the African continent. This is an area teeming with history, wildlife and stunning landscapes,

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Auld House, Swellendam

A Rich Heritage: The Cape Dutch Buildings of Swellendam

Historical buildings can tell you a lot about a place, giving clues to its past and present. I was reminded of this as I walked around Swellendam, South Africa’s third oldest town, and home to more than 50 heritage buildings, each with its own story to tell. The Cape Dutch

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