• One Stop Wanderlust Family sitting on the deck at AfriCamps Stanford Hills

    Glamping with AfriCamps at Stanford Hills

    I’ve desperately wanted to try boutique glamping with AfriCamps for the longest time, and Stanford has been on our Overberg exploring tick list. Getting the combo together was perfect! We recently spent 3 nights with AfriCamps at the Stanford Hills…

  • The One Stop Wanderlust kids picking strawberries at Polkadraai in Stellenbosch
    See & Do

    Strawberry picking in Stellenbosch

    Bucketful’s of juicy strawberry picking fun awaits at Polkadraai Farm in Stellenbosch. A must-do seasonal family outing that’s entertaining for kids and adults alike.    I challenge you to find me a kid that doesn’t love picking fruit or flowers.…

  • Lockdown activities for kids
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    Free Online Lockdown Links for Kids

    Parents very enthusiastically posted a gazillion links and activity ideas at the beginning of lockdown here in South Africa. Many companies have generously come to the party with free access to usually paid-for content. I mostly scrolled on by as…

  • Kids looking through binoculars on a farm

    Farmstay fun at Kwetu

    There are rare occasions when you strike it lucky and sample a piece of paradise on earth. We’ve just enjoyed a family farmstay weekend at Kwetu Guest Farm in Swellendam which is without a smidgen of doubt, one of those…

  • Colourful boats at Paternoster Crayfish Wharf

    Paternoster: a blissful family getaway

    A family getaway to laze on the sun-kissed and endless sandy beaches of quaint Paternoster has been high on my wish list for a long time. Like a really long time. When some December holiday plans fell through, I decided…

  • Blouberg beach with views of Table Mountain
    See & Do

    Soak up summer at these 8 Western Cape Beaches

    With warmer days here and that delicious end of year summer holiday within tantalising reach, thoughts start drifting to lazy days at our beaches. Sandy toes, gentle sea breezes, ice creams, wafts of sunscreen and chilled vibes fill the air.…

  • Parents Getaway Weekend To Kleinmond. View of Whaler's Point Guesthouse.

    Parents Getaway To Kleinmond

    There comes a time when every parent needs a cheeky little child-free retreat. We’ve just enjoyed a blissful parents getaway minus our 3 rascals in Kleinmond along the Cape Whale Coast.