Beautiful hikes in Cape Town

Cape Town Hikes

  We love exploring the great outdoors and one of our favourite things to do on the weekend is to go out for a hike. Each weekend we try to tackle a new hike, as there are so many beautiful one’s in and around Cape Town. Below are a few of our favourites that we […]

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Hogsback, land of fairies and hobbits

Hogsback, land of the fairies, hobbits, butterflies and pure relaxation, a hidden gem nestled between the Amathole mountains in the Eastern Cape. After a beautiful drive through a dense forest up a winding pass we arrived at Hogsback, a sleepy hollow filled with creatives, hippies and those just trying to escape the hustle and bustle of city […]

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Visting Addo & Tipi Bush Camp

Addo Elephant National Park

On a rainy Thursday morning, we set off from George towards the Eastern Cape, we had planned on heading to the Transkei, but the weather forecast showed that it was raining so we had to change our trip slightly. We had never been to Addo Elephant Park, the weather looked clear and we wanted to […]

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December Roundup: What we did last month

A Blonde and a Beard

We have been very quiet on the blog this December, clearly been having too much fun. December was quite a busy month for us, it was also our first month of being “homeless” although our family and friends have taken great care of us. Here’s what we got up to: Sunset drinks and snacks on […]

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A night in Matjiesfontein

Matjiesfontein

A couple of years ago when we were on our way to Sutherland we took a drive (a very short one) through Matjiesfontein and ever since then it has been on our Bucket List. Matjiesfontein is a tiny town on the N1, 236km from Cape Town. When you visit Matjiesfontein, you will feel like you […]

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A summers day at Villa Augusta, Riebeek Kasteel

Spur of the moment getaways are the best! We woke up on Monday morning in Cape Town and it was overcast and windy. So we decided to pack our bags and head to Riebeek Kasteel for the night. After a little bit of searching on the internet we came across Villa Augusta, a self-catering, 10 […]

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November roundup: What we did last month

A Blonde and a Beard

November! What a month! Packing up our apartment, getting everything sorted for our move, whilst still trying to have some fun and do work in between. We have also finally booked our flights and are leaving for Australia at the beginning of February. So this gives us December and January free to explore and spend […]

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October roundup: What we did last month

A Blonde and a Beard

This year has flown by! Being our last few months in Cape Town, we have really tried to make the most of our time left here and get out and explore our beautiful country whenever possible. So we have decided to do a monthly roundup of all the little things we have gotten up to […]

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See a video of our stay at Kogelberg Nature Reserve

Kogelberg

Last month we spent a night at Oudebosch Eco Cabins in Kogelberg Nature Reserve. And we had the most amazing night there, see our blog post here. We have put together a short video of our stay, enjoy…     SaveSave

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Romantic weekend in Platbos Forest

Platbos Forest

Looking for a romantic cabin in the woods, off the grid, where the only noises you will hear is that of chirping birds? Then look no further than Platbos Forest! We have just returned from the most relaxing, rejuvenating weekend in an indigenous Milkwood forest. The Platbos Forest is situated at the foot of Africa, […]

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