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#1/21
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5
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Destination: Cape Town
Whether you're an adrenaline junkie or a full-on foodie, Cape Town's got you covered... read more »
#2/21
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5
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Cape Town boasts its own Big Five to rival those of the South African bush. Baboons, dassies, penguins, seals and even Great White sharks can be seen in and around the city boundaries... read more »
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4.5
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Destination: Coffee Bay, South Africa
Trip type: Activity, Beach, Cultural
Whilst travelling through South Africa on the Baz Bus we took a trip to Coffee Bay on the 'Wild Coast' and spent 3 days of fun there, making friends, experiencing culture and taking life as it came...... read more »
#4/21
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5
(1 comment)
Travelling alone in South Africa could not be easier. Using the Baz Bus route for backpackers, I visited Johannesburg, Kruger National Park, Swaziland, Durban, Lesotho and the Drakensburg Mountains... read more »
#5/21
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5
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If it's summer in Cape Town, then think "picnics". You don't even need to pack your own hamper. Here's where to go to set down your rug... read more »
#6/21
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4.4
(5 comments)
Destination: Cape Town
Where African Jackass Penguins play among Southern Right Whales. Where the Atlantic meets the Indian Oceans. Where fine foods accompany fine wines. Where old meets new. Where else but Cape Town?... read more »
#7/21
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4
(3 comments)
The Tsitsikamma Park, or "place of many waters", offered us the perfect opportunity to explore the beauties of South Africa's Garden Route, with a two day hike around this marine heritage coastline... read more »
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4
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Don’t let the fact that you’re short on time put you off driving South Africa's Garden Route. Admire the views, enjoy fresh food and local wine, then sleep it all off in pretty hideaways... read more »
#9/21
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4
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If you are looking for spectacular scenery, an abundance of wildlife, and plenty of outdoor activities, then Mpumalanga is for you. Just look out for the hippos crossing!... read more »
#10/21
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Pringle Bay
Trip type: Beach, Honeymoon, Romance
An hour's drive from Cape Town, the seaside town of Pringle Bay feels like another country. If good food, a great hotel, beaches, wildlife and the fragrant fynbos of South Africa appeal, read on... read more »
#11/21
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4
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27 bends and a climb of 1400 metres took us to perhaps the most uniquely located pub we have ever visited; its claim to fame – highest pub in Africa ... read more »
#12/21
Rating:
4
(4 comments)
Destination: Cape Town
Trip type: Winter Sun
Two world class gardens under the eastern flanks of Table Mountain; one barely ten years old, and one a century. Don't miss them... read more »
#13/21
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Cape Town
If you are planning a short trip to Cape Town, pray for sunshine and pack your credit card. Expect scenery, good food, shopping and culture, and read my guide to find out what you must see and do... read more »
#14/21
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: Cape Town
Cape Town isn't just a beautiful city - it also has a great foodie scene, with strong European influences. From breakfast to sundowners and beyond, these are my favourite places to eat and drink... read more »
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3.5
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Tired of tourist-trap eateries when travelling? 'Eat like a local' guides point you towards fab, friendly, foodie local hangouts. First up: Cape Town, gastronomic capital of South Africa…... read more »
#16/21
Rating:
3
(1 comment)
Destination: South Africa
Trip type: Adventure, Romance
South Africa boasts some of the world’s finest trains, with rail experiences that are a million miles away from the daily commute... read more »
#17/21
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3
(1 comment)
A South African safari is something that dreams are made of. Head for Kruger National Park, the country’s largest game reserve, and you can see a staggering array of animals... read more »
#18/21
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Destination: Cape Town
Trip type: Nightlife
There are hundreds of venues to choose from in Cape Town - smart, casual and downright horizontal they’re so laid back, but here are a few of my favourites, each with a distinctive character and crowd... read more »
#19/21
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Destination: Cape Town
Trip type: Shopping
Local crafts and handmade wares can be found in all corners of Cape Town. Here's where to buy the best and where you'll get good value... read more »
#20/21
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Destination: Cape Town, Camps Bay
Trip type: Cultural, Winter Sun
Cape Town’s boast that it enjoys the most dramatic setting of any city in the world might just be true. This verdant oasis, sandwiched between mountains and sea, is, quite simply, stunning... read more »
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