Tag Archives: cape town luxury accommodation

Your Cape Town trip in Photos


Explore the world’s most photogenic city with these iconic images Cape Town has to be one of the magical places on earth whether you are a visitor or it is your home. Here in 50 iconic images are must-see and …

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Art & Culture in Cape Town, Blog, Leisure in the Cape, Things to do in Cape Town, Trips from Cape Town | 2 Comments

Tea Cafés Cape Town – Get your Tea Fix at 4 Top Spots

How's that for a real treat of an afternoon tea at the Mount Nelson.

from  SA Venues Blog by Wanda Coustas Tea cafes are now the new coffee houses with lots of style, variety, choice but all hit a spot that brings one back for more.It’s official: tea is the new coffee of the masses. …

Tags: , , , , , ,
Posted in Blog, Eating Out, Things to do in Cape Town | No a comment

Cape Town New Year Resolutions

Sunset in Cape Town

Posted on January 17, 2013 by Bridget McNulty As the new year begins in a burst of sunshine and blue skies, it’s a good time to take a look at what we want to do more of this year. Hopefully travel is on …

Tags: , , , , ,
Posted in Things to do in Cape Town | No a comment

A stylish home-away-from-home in Cape Town

5 Star Luxury at Pembroke 403 on Cape Town's Waterfront

Posted on Travelstart Blog January 11, 2013 by Bridget McNulty There are many things I love about travelling, but one of the few things I don’t love (aside from airline food and jetlag) is never truly feeling settled. Sure, you might …

Tags: , , , , ,
Posted in Blog, Pembroke 403 | No a comment

Snow on Table Mountain


Snow today on Table Mountain. Can you imagine. Not something that ones associates with Cape Town and certainly caused a frisson of excitement among residents and visitors alike. Many brave souls actually made it to the top.   Earlier, there …

Tags: , , , , , ,
Posted in Blog, Leisure in the Cape, Nature, Trips from Cape Town | No a comment

Pembroke 403 in Greenwood Guide

greenwood guide cape town

  Pembroke 403 has just been listed in the Greenwood Guide for South Africa. The text of the entry is fully independent and is written by one of the Greenwood Guide’s team of researchers and inspectors. It makes for interesting …

Tags: , , , , ,
Posted in Blog, Pembroke 403 | No a comment

TripAdvisor Unveils 2011 Travelers’ Choice Destinations Awards

Table Mountain cradles Mother City

Table Mountain cradles Mother City TripAdvisor, the giant online travel resource, has just announced its third annual Travellers Choice Awards List. Guess which city got the No 1 spot. Yes, you are right. Its Cape Town. The secret seems to …

Tags: , , , , ,
Posted in Blog, Leisure in the Cape | No a comment

South Africa confirmed as WGC Venue

Charl Schwartzel & Rory McIlroy

Hot on the heels of Charl Schwartzel’s victory in the US Masters as our poor Rory McIlroy collapsed and on the 50th anniversary of Gary Player’s 1st green jacket, South Africa has been announced as the venue for a new …

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Sport | No a comment

First White Lion Cubs Born in the Wild at Sanbona

White Lion Cubs born at Sanbona

Last October, the first white lion cubs were born in the wild at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve. The Sanbona white lion project started in 2003 with object of having wild free-ranging white lions on the 54,000ha reserve. As is often the …

Tags: , , , , ,
Posted in Nature, Trips from Cape Town | No a comment

Jardine at Jordans Restaurant – Wow! Really Stunning

Jordan Restaurant with George Jardine

Last night, we went to Jardine at Jordans Restaurant in the Stellenbosch winelands. We knew George was a very talented chef since we first came across him at Jardines in Bree St a few years ago. He has since gone …

Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Eating Out | 1 Comment

Wild Coast Meander

Wavecrest Beach Wild Coast meander South Africa Nautre

It may not be in the style of Cape Town 5 Star accommodation but Wave Crest is a good place to start your walk on the Wild Coast. After a 75 minute flight from Cape Town to East London and …

Tags: , , , , ,
Posted in Leisure in the Cape, Trips from Cape Town | 1 Comment

Great Car Hire Rates with Budget

Car Hire

On your next trip to Cape Town luxury accommodation is already sorted and now you just need wheels to get out and visit the Winelands, Cape Point, Hermanus and loads of other places. We have managed to get some excellent …

Tags: , , ,
Posted in practical information | No a comment

Cape Argus Cycle

Cape Argus Cycle Tour

The 2011 Cape Argus Cycle Tour, generally known simply as the Argus, takes place tomorrow, April 13th. It is a huge event and the bike is certainly king in Cape Town for the weekend. Over 35,000 people come from all …

Tags: , , , , ,
Posted in Leisure in the Cape, Sport | No a comment

Sing, the Beloved Country at Umculo’s Cape Festival


An article in today’s London FT was uplifting and inspirational. South Africa has a huge depth of musical wealth and passion but which has been deprived of opportunity for so many years. South Africa-born Shirley Apthorp, FT music correspondent and …

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Art & Culture in Cape Town | No a comment

New Cape Town Food Market

Cape Town Self Catering Holiday Organic market cape town

  I was very excited to read last week of a new food market in downtown Cape Town and I look forward to visiting it myself soon. For a Cape Town self catering holiday, this is a great addition for …

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Food Shopping in Cape Town | No a comment