About South Africa
My travels in South Africa.
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
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,
Stellenbosch is a stately town. From the starched linen cloths on the tables outside the restaurant to the wide roads lined with ancient oak trees, the whole of South Africa’s second oldest town has a period feel to it. And, as I found out, exploring by foot is the best
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
I don’t normally blog about the hotels I stay in, seeing them more as places to sleep a night or two than as destinations in their own right. But every so often you come across a place that is unique. Such as the Augusta de Mist Country House and Kitchen,
I wanted to see African Penguins while I was in South Africa but I didn’t fancy battling through the crowds to get to Boulders Beach. So the Stony Point Sanctuary, at Betty’s Bay on the Garden Route, was a logical alternative. Thousands of penguins, spectacular scenery and only a handful