5 Reasons to Visit Cape Town’s Castle of Good Hope

The Castle of Good Hope is unlikely to be top of your list when visiting Cape Town.  After all, it has to compete with the mountain*, the infamous island*, the abundance of vineyards and craft breweries, beautiful nature and beaches and superb restaurants, copious shops, sunset cruises and the stunning new Museum of Contemporary African … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Visit Cape Town’s Castle of Good Hope

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How to Spend 36 Hours IN Cape Town

Visit Cape Town: We saw scary squirrels, survived a zombie apocalypse and experienced credit card fraud. Seriously though, there is so much to see and do in the Mother City, you'll be spoiled for choice... Here's how we spent 36 hours in Cape Town. Following on from the posts 48 Hours AROUND Cape Town I … Continue reading How to Spend 36 Hours IN Cape Town

48 Hours around Cape Town – Day 2

Yesterday I covered what you could do (and what we did do) around Cape Town in a single day.  Today, I'm following up with an itinerary for Day 2. Day 2 - Itinerary AM:                 Chapmans Peak Scenic Drive and Visit Penguins at Boulder’s Beach Lunch:     … Continue reading 48 Hours around Cape Town – Day 2

48 Hours around Cape Town – Day 1

48 hours around Cape Town (and I say around, rather than in, because we barely visited Cape Town proper on this particular trip) is long enough to pack in an enormous amount of fun. We managed to keep the adults AND the children happy, which is no easy task.  Read on to find out how we … Continue reading 48 Hours around Cape Town – Day 1