Darling’s wildflowers: a quick guide
Discover Darling's wildflowers, fleeting and fabulous. Only 1 hour from Cape Town, this makes a perfect weekend family road trip.
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…
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.…
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…
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…
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…
The almost secret Stellenbosch Botanical Garden
Hands up if you even knew there was a gorgeous and serene Stellenbosch Botanical Garden to visit? Things to do in Stellenbosch often revolve around frequenting the many wine estates for a lot of us. Additionally, when it comes to…
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 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.
Mossel Bay In One Day
Mossel Bay with kids when you've only got a day.