24 Hours in Cape Town

24 Hours in Cape Town

Known as the “Rainbow City” thanks to its multicultural and ethnic diversity, Cape Town’s compact and colourful city centre is ideally situated between a bustling harbour and the iconic Table Mountain.  Only got 24 hours to explore?  Try this itinerary from our Cape Town tour guides to get the most...

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The Complete Guide to Cape Town

The Complete Guide to Cape Town

Welcome to Cape Town – a colourful and diverse blend of cosmopolitan culture, rich history and spectacular scenery. The compact city centre is ideally situated between a bustling harbour and the iconic Table Mountain which provides a breath-taking backdrop wherever your standing!  There’s something for everyone here – from unique...

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Things to do in Cape Town

Things to do in Cape Town

Discover our local guide Sebastian’s top 5 things to do in his home town from hiking and biking to eating and drinking: Hike Table Mountain During the summer months (November to March) the best time to hike Table Mountain is before 0630hrs – if you start much later, you’ll probably...

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Discovering Johannesburg, a city of contrasts

Discovering Johannesburg, a city of contrasts

Johannesburg is a city of contrasts. South Africa’s commercial center—and one-time gold rush boomtown—is a sprawling city of both immense wealth and extreme poverty. While apartheid-era townships are transitioning into middle income communities, there are still many informal settlements of shacks that lack water and electricity. The leafy green suburbs...

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The faces we met in Cape Town

The faces we met in Cape Town

As our white SUV swings around the corner and begins the steep drive into Imizamo Yethu, the leafy mansion-lined streets of Cape Town’s wealthy Constantia instantly fade from memory. Here, in one of South Africa’s most infamous townships, the street is cramped with colourful tin shacks instead. Layers of rusted...

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Under-the-radar wine heavens for quenching your thirst

Under-the-radar wine heavens for quenching your thirst

Everyone knows the Napas and the Barossas of the world — places whose names are synonymous with one thing and one thing only: really, really good wine. The malbecs of Argentina, the ports of Portugal, the shirazes of Australia — it’s easy to think you’ve tasted the world when you’ve...

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Cape Town’s other wine route: Constantia

Cape Town’s other wine route: Constantia

If you know South African wines, you’ve probably heard of Stellenbosch or even Franschhoek — these tend to be the valleys most commonly associated with wines from the Cape. But there are also plenty of other routes worth exploring, such as the lush Constantia Valley, located just 15 minutes from...

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