Best Chicken Potjiekos Recipe

Potjiekos is a traditional South African meal and originates from the Voortrekker days, it is a stew-like meal that is cooked in a heavy cast-iron pot over coals. It is simple and easy to prepare the dish as long as you stick to a couple of rules.

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 life. You will feel lost in time in this enchanted forest escape and will be spoilt for choice when it come to hikes and walks, places to eat and things to do and see.

Visting Addo & Tipi Bush Camp

We had never been to Addo Elephant Park, the weather looked clear and we wanted to do a game drive before we left South Africa, so this was the perfect opportunity. Unfortunately, we had left booking accommodation far too late and everything in Addo Elephant park was fully booked, so we found the next best thing (if not better). The Tipi Bush Camp, just 10 minutes drive from Addo main gate.

December Roundup: What we did last month

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…

A night in Matjiesfontein

Matjiesfontein is a tiny town on the N1, 236km from Cape Town. When you visit Matjiesfontein, you will feel like you have stepped back in time. This tiny town has so much history!

A summers day at Villa Augusta, Riebeek Kasteel

Riebeek Kasteel is a small town 87km from Cape Town, known for its wine, wheat and olives. Many artists have moved to this quaint town, attracted by the picturesque surroundings. Take a stroll around the town centre (a quick 5 minute walk from Villa Augusta), pop into some of the galleries, craft and gift shops, have a G&T at the Royal Hotel or a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants. There are also some great wine farms in the area, so be sure to check those out too!

November roundup: What we did last month

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…

October roundup: What we did last month

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…

What should you pack for a day hike?

When we go hiking on the mountain in Cape Town, we always pack a day pack with a few essential items. We have come up with this list along the years so that we are now prepared for almost anything  🙂 Water/hydration – this is probably the most important thing to pack, especially in hot…

A magical evening at The Cape Town Magic Club

Looking for something fun to do on Monday night? Then you need to book tickets for the magic show at The Cape Town Magic Club. This season of shows runs until 03 October on Monday nights only with two seatings – 7pm & 9pm. The 50 seater theatre is located in the basement of the Cape Town…

Some of our favourite things to do In Cape Town

Cape Town is arguably one of the most beautiful cities in the world, with views of the mountain from practically everywhere in the city, to the beautiful beaches (7 of which are Blue Flag beaches), the Winelands which are only a short drive from the city centre, picturesque walks and hikes on the mountains and…