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The Kirstenbosch ‘boomslang’ is SA’s most beautiful object!

Cape Town’s world-famous Kirstenbosch botanical garden is no stranger to accolades – and we’ve just heard that its latest feature has won an award of its own. The tree canopy walkway, affectionately known as the boomslang (tree snake), was voted South Africa’s Most Beautiful Object by delegates at the 2015 Design Indaba. […]

By | 2017-05-24T10:25:40+00:00 July 20th, 2015|Blog, Places to visit|0 Comments

We’ve done it again – another TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence!

2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence winner We’ve just heard that we have won our fourth TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence! The Certificate of Excellence is awarded each year to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn great reviews from travellers. […]

By | 2017-05-24T10:25:40+00:00 May 24th, 2015|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

La Mouette restaurant gets a new look and new menu

Our friends at La Mouette restaurant in Sea Point have just completed a refurbishment, and they are celebrating with a new menu. The Autumn Tasting Menu consists of 6 courses of exotic and beautifully prepared Autumn dishes, one of which is featured in the image at the top of this page. They also have an [...]

By | 2017-05-24T10:25:41+00:00 May 13th, 2015|Blog, Restaurants and food|0 Comments

Unabridged birth certificates for minors visiting SA – deadline approaches

Are you travelling to South Africa with a child under the age of 18? The new South African immigration law requiring children under 18 to present unabridged birth certificates in addition to their passports comes into effect on June 1 this year (2015). Read about the requirements ...

By | 2017-05-24T10:25:41+00:00 May 7th, 2015|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Kirstenbosch wins international garden tourism award

Cape Town’s Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden is a well-loved attraction for locals and tourists – and now it has been named International Garden of the Year in the 2015 International Garden Tourism Awards. The awards are presented by the International Garden Tourism Network (IGTN) in Toronto, Canada, and are given to organisations and individuals who have distinguished [...]

By | 2017-05-24T10:25:42+00:00 May 5th, 2015|Blog, Places to visit|0 Comments