Cape Town: The Ultimate City Guide

Cape Town is hands down one of my favourite places on Earth. I dream of one day buying a little apartment in Camps Bay and moving to the Mother City! As far as cities go, Cape Town is hands down one of the most beautiful ones on Earth. It has everything a person could ever […]

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Backpacking on a Budget in South Africa

My goodness it has been far too long since I last posted! Work has been absolutely insanely busy and I have been busy making plans for some future travels! This will be my last post about my time in South Africa (until the next visit) and in a few short weeks I will be en […]

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Is South Africa safe for solo travel?

When I made the decision to backpack solo through South Africa, my safety seemed to be the topic on everybody’s lips. Don’t get me wrong, it’s nice that I have friends, family members and old acquaintances concerned for my well-being, but what I didn’t find nice, was the fact that many of these concerns and […]

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Cage Diving with Great White Sharks

What adventure is no South African adventure complete without? Shark cage diving of course! When I was about 9 years old, my dream was to one day become a marine biologist, working in South African waters and studying the magnificence that is Great White Sharks. That dream stayed with me well up until the last […]

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Exploring Table Mountain

Table Mountain. A landmark that embodies everything about Cape Town. In last weeks post I spent my time hanging off the side of the mountain, but my abseiling adventures represented only a small fraction of the time I spent in Table Mountain National Park. In reality, there were numerous hikes and one lucky cloudless day […]

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‘Dope on a Rope’ – Worlds Highest Abseil

If you have been following my travels for a while now, you’d not be at all surprised that when I found out that the World’s Highest Abseil just happened to be in Cape Town, I was already halfway through signing up. Table Mountain is the most iconic feature of gorgeous Cape Town, perhaps even all […]

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Bo Kaap, The Cape Malay Quarter

Cape Town is easily one of the most colourful cities I have ever visited, but certain areas stand out more than others. The Cape Malay Quarter – also known as Bo Kaap, is one such standout. This area is famous for its colourful houses, cobbled streets and distinctly Dutch vibe. Once full of Cape Malay […]

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Neighbourgoods and Hout Bay Markets

Cape Town is arguably one of the greatest cities on Earth. The city is fresh, vibrant, colourful and ever-changing. I genuinely do not know how anyone could bore of the Mother City. I arrived back from Port Elizabeth late on a friday evening, so by the time saturday morning rolled around, I was unspeakably eager […]

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Full bellies and empty glasses in Constantia

Due to my rather uncomfortable sunburn from my previous day on the Cape Peninsula, I awoke on my second day in Cape Town just wanting to spend the day relaxing, but wanting to explore at the same time, so what to do? The Constantia winelands within Cape Town were the perfect cure for what ailed […]

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Cycling around the Cape Peninsula

Long time, no write! I have recently returned home from an amazing adventure in South Africa, and now I have the time to regale my lovely readers with my many stories, photographs and acts of adventurousness that border on the cusp of insanity and the edge of stupidity. I arrived into Cape Town after several […]

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