Category Archives: weekend

A romantic weekend away: The Valentine’s gift that keeps giving

We’re all sick of hearing about Valentine’s Day by now. Good news, it’s nearly over! If you haven’t found the perfect gift, or want to give something that keeps giving, it’s not too late. Who says you need to keep … Continue reading

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Your African wellness journey awaits

Why Wellness? One of the fastest growing and most exciting trends in the international travel market is the focus towards locally-inspired wellness experiences – fusing rest, relaxation, exploration, reflection and healing. When people think of travel in Southern Africa it conjures up … Continue reading

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West Coast bliss at Sea Shack outside Cape Town

Imagine waking up to the soothing sound of lapping waves as a fresh ocean breeze gently welcomes you to a new day. As you roll out of bed, you open the shutters to your front row view of a private beach. Welcome to Sea … Continue reading

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Local’s to-do list: 5 Cape Town summer activities

Summer is almost here to stay in Cape Town, South Africa; which means that weekend outdoor activity options are endless. As a local, I have done most of the main sites, hikes and token Cape Town experiences; however, there is … Continue reading

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Essential Do’s and Don’ts For A Summer Road Trip

For me, one of the most enjoyable road trip destinations is Italy. From the rustic rolling hills of Tuscany all the way to the chic Amalfi Coast in the South, it’s a paradise for travellers who like to explore a … Continue reading

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Hiking in Newlands Forest in Cape Town, South Africa

On Sunday morning, I joined some friends for a brisk hike up the Newlands Forest Contour Path. Fresh air, natural surroundings, spectacular Cape Town views while getting the blood flowing is the perfect way to start a Sunday morning. In fact, … Continue reading

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Beach Yoga  – my new favourite activity

“Those who live by the sea can hardly form a single thought of which the sea would not be part.” ― Hermann Broch I’ve come to understand that I will always need to be close to the sea. You see, the … Continue reading

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