Sunday, December 11th, 2016

Adventurous Kate’s Offbeat Guide to Cape Town

Cape Town is one of the most visually spectacular and culturally unique cities I have ever visited. It’s the cornerstone of a South Africa trip and a city you’ll be raving about afterwards to everyone you meet. Even so, it can take a bit of a learning curve to really get into Cape Town. Its charms beyond its […]

Visiting South Africa in the Winter: Worth It or Not?

“You’re going to South Africa in the winter? Why?!” This was the reaction of most of my South African friends upon learning of my July travel plans. Truth, I very rarely travel during the low season anywhere; for me, it’s not worth the risk of bad weather. But this time it wasn’t just about me […]

A Glorious Day on the Cape Peninsula

Cape Town, as I’ve said time and time again, is one of the world’s most beautiful cities.  But to really appreciate that beauty, you need to go beyond the city limits — out to the Cape Peninsula, which is home to plenty of beautiful attractions. We spent our second full day in Cape Town tooling […]

The World’s Sexiest Trailer Park

Is there such a thing as a sexy trailer park?  Oh yes, there is.  I can assure you that the Grand Daddy Hotel Airstream Rooftop Trailer Park has the market cornered. We stayed here for our first night in Cape Town — and it’s probably the most unusual place I’ve ever laid my head for a […]

View from the Top of Table Mountain, Cape Town

“Change of plans.  We’re going up Table Mountain now,” David told us. Now?  We had literally just stepped off the Blue Train. “There are no clouds on top of the mountain today.  The weather probably won’t be this good again.” It turns out that although Cape Town has a fantastic climate, Table Mountain can be […]