Travel destinations for 2019 – Chris’s selection

With Christmas and New Year out of the way it’s time to start thinking about holidays. Both Kate and I have been planning our trips and here are some of our travel destinations for 2019.…

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3 nights travelling the Garden Route, South Africa – where to visit

What’s the story? After travelling all the way to the Eastern Cape inland via R62 (more on this route here), it was time to return to Cape Town. Our South Africa adventure (full itinerary here) wouldn’t…

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Cape Winelands, South Africa – area guide & must visit wine farms

Planning a trip to the Cape Winelands in South Africa is both exciting but also tricky, with a never ending supply of wine farms but often a limited number of days. And then there’s the…

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Franschhoek Wine Tram – where to visit on the Blue/Green line

Wine tasting just after 10am? Totally acceptable on the Franschhoek Wine Tram. On arrival our B&B host kindly pointed out the cafes that did good coffee. However he soon added that after 10am the only…

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Top tips for driving in South Africa

As we will shortly be returning to Cape Town I thought it was worth sharing a bit more from our previous travels to South Africa. As well as my favourite roads to include on a…

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