Tag: CapeTown

Climbing Lions Head

When you hear about hiking in Cape Town you will instantly think of Table Mountain, but the lesser unknown Lions Head is an essential must for all thrill seekers. Lions Head is one that will definitely test your calf muscles. As you continue winding your way up climbing Lions Head the trail will start to narrow out. It then becomes…

Aquila Private Game Reserve

The western Cape really does have it all. Pristine sandy beaches, Spectacular mountain ranges, evergreen vineyards and to top it off the Western cape has some glorious game reserves. Aquila which located roughly two hours away from the centre off Cape Town and a drive that offers stunning scenery through the Matroosberg Mountains and there’s no reason for you to…

Climbing Table Mountain

Table Mountain is the icon of Cape Town. You haven’t truly understood the scope of Cape Town until you’ve ascended Table Mountain and seen the city sprawled below, dwarfed as much by the steep mountain slopes and the huge expanse of ocean and sky. From everywhere in and around the city you’ll find it peeking out from behind a building…

South African wine tour

South Africa is a country with a wide range of diversity. Huge mountains erupt to reveal the windswept mountain range of Drakensburg stretching more than 1,000 km. The pristine white beaches which then unfold into two giant oceans and the elephants and rhinos that roam the numerous national parks that make South Africa so unique and great. But South Africa’s…

Cape Town,South Africa

  I’ve recently arrived back in the UK after working in Paarl which is located just outside Cape Town. This iconic City which has Table Mountain as its famous backdrop was going to be my home for the next three months. Coming from the English countryside I’m not use to the hustle and bustle of living in a city but…

Staycation in South Africa

With the only few weeks left I have in South Africa I wanted to make to the most of it. Luckily my girlfriend Helen planned to fly to Cape Town and visit for 10 days. As soon as I knew she was coming out I began planning little trips in and around Cape Town. Here’s an itinerary of what we…