Kloof Corner Hike

Posted on July 9th, 2020

Next up in the series on hikes around Cape Town is the short and sweet Kloof Corner. This hike has beautiful views of Lion’s Head all the way up and the path is lined with beautiful fynbos. The hike to the top is only about 20 minutes but can be extended by following along the read on ..

Devil’s Peak Hike

Posted on July 3rd, 2020

Devil’s Peak is this week’s feature hike in my current series on adventurous hikes in and around Cape Town. Devil’s Peak is an iconic part of the City skyline and so definitely needs to be on your Cape Town hiking bucket list. It’s a truly beautiful part of Table Mountain National Park and its slopes read on ..

Judas Peak Hike

Posted on June 26th, 2020

Judas Peak Hike is one of Cape Town’s hidden gems with gorgeous views over Hout Bay, Llandudno and all along the Atlantic Seaboard. It is the very last of the 12 Apostle Peaks and one of Cape Town’s best kept secrets. The route begins at the top of Suikerbossie going up Hout Bay Corner, up read on ..

Panorama Hike, Jonkershoek

Posted on June 24th, 2020

Lock down regulations in South Africa are slowly lifting as we begin our gradual return to normal. While it feels like there is still a lot we can’t do, there are many things we can do! Being a firm optimist and a glass half-full kinda gal I have chosen to focus on these CANs rather read on ..

Winter in Cape Town

Posted on June 11th, 2019

A comprehensive guide to finding fun adventures and outings in Cape Town this winter. I am a sunshine seeker, lover of spending time outdoors and adventuring in nature. The options of things that I enjoy doing are quite limited by the cold, wind and rain we experience during the winter months in Cape Town. Usually read on ..

Planning a trip to the snow in Matroosberg

Posted on June 6th, 2019

Winter has really rolled around properly in Cape Town these past few days. We’ve been hiding indoors, reading books and watching movies around warm fires, while the rain pours down hard and thunder and lightning roll around. Today the sun may be shining, but stepping outside you can really feel the chill in the air. read on ..

Plan A Trip To The Wild Flowers

Posted on August 22nd, 2018

The recent rains have rejuvenated the Cape Town landscape. New shoots and plants are springing up out of luscious greenery welcoming the arrival of yellow daisies across the mountain side, pincushion flowers emerging from bushes of fynbos and sprinklings of colour dotted allow the roadsides. Spring has begun its annual transformation on Cape Town and read on ..

Top 10 hikes in Cape Town

Posted on August 7th, 2018

Discovering the mountains surrounding Cape Town has become one of my greatest delights in recent years. As a kid I used to hate being dragged along to hikes yet now I can’t get enough of the beautiful and challenging trails set in the most picturesque scenes. Hiking is a great way to socialize with friends read on ..

Seafront walk: Muizenberg to Kalk Bay

Posted on February 25th, 2017

Looking for bit of exercise but not wanting to stray too far from the ocean? Why not make your next adventure a seaside walk from Muizenberg to Kalk Bay? I have done this twice in the past few months and thoroughly enjoyed it both times. The pathway hugging the coast begins just after Muizenberg beach read on ..

Kraalbaai, West Coast National Park

Posted on February 23rd, 2017

What? Beach day Where? Kraalbaai, West Coast National Park ( 1 hr 15 from Cape Town) When? Any day in summer. Try to avoid weekends as the beach can be very packed. We went on a Monday. How much? R50 entrance fee for adults, R25 for kids I hadn’t heard about this absolute gem until read on ..