10 Simonstown South Africa Photos You’ll Like ;-)

October 6, 2012

Simonstown South Africa Photos Every day I go for a walk with my dog Gino. Sometimes we talk a long and easy walk and most times we walk for twenty minutes or less. But I never walk without my very convenient Samsung Galaxy as my camera. Here are 10 recent Simon’s Town South Africa photos […]

Cape Town Rental Home By Owners And The Holiday Catches

October 2, 2012

Why are Cape Holidays not listing Cape Town rental homes by owners? Most holiday rental home owners are honest people. I would say 99%. The problem is that you don’t know which 1% of the 100% is not honest. We have come across holiday makers complaining at TripAdvisor about holiday home owners who list their […]

Cape Town International Kite Festival Muizenberg Maori Kites

Cape Town International Kite Festival Muizenberg | 7 Photos & Accommodation

September 28, 2012

Cape Town International Kite Festival Muizenberg sharing 10 kite photos and some options for accommodation during the kite festival in Muizenberg Cape town

Thank You For Enquiry

September 27, 2012

Thanks! One Enquiry Is Enough   TAKE NOTE: is a short-term rental agency we look after all your Cape Town accommodation needs from today. Only have to complete one enquiry with all your requirements. We need your budget! Because we are agents we need to search using your budget. We respond quickly! Elmarie, Johan or Nandi […]

Cape Town Wine Tasting Day Trip – Constantia

September 26, 2012

Cape Town Wine Tasting Day Trip – Constantia


Photo Walk Cape Town In The Mountains Before Sunrise Over Simon’s Town

September 19, 2012

Photo Walk Cape Town In The Mountains Before Sunrise Over Simon’s Town. Cape Town photos of the Simon’s Town Village to Just Nuisance Grave. Nature walk

Walking Cape Town – The Easy Fish Hoek To Muizenberg Route

September 8, 2012

Walking Cape Town – The Easy Fish Hoek To Muizenberg Route from Colvelly, past Kalk Bay sharing many photo taking opportunities at St James tidal pools

28 Southern Right Whale Facts | Whales in Cape Town And Simon’s Town

September 6, 2012

Interesting Southern Right Whale Facts in & around Cape Town and Simon’s Town during the June, July, August, September, October and November breeding season

Whale Watching in Hermanus or Simons Town

September 5, 2012

Whale Watching in Hermanus or Simons Town Close To Cape Town. This a whale watching question I get often. This post compares Simon’s Town whale watching

14 Holiday Things To Do With Kids In Cape Town

August 30, 2012

14 Holiday Things To Do With Kids In Cape Town out in nature watching whales, riding trains, boats, seeing birds, & seals. Activity family things with kids

The Steam Train Cape Town to Simon’s Town

August 27, 2012

The Steam Train Cape Town to Simon’s Town and lovely steam train pictures of the trip from Cape Town along False Bay Fish Hoek.

Cape Town History South Africa Trade

Why Choose Cape Town in South Africa as a holiday destination?

August 22, 2012

Why Choose Cape Town in South Africa as a holiday destination? The many reasons why Cape Town is a popular holiday destination Have a look here…

Luxury Holiday home Noordhoek near Cape Town

10 Luxury Holiday Homes In Cape Town

August 20, 2012

10 Lovely Luxury Holiday Homes in Cape Town and Holiday Pictures Of Cape Town accommodation on the beaches and memorable holiday quotes

Cape Town Photos - People

10 Inspiring Cape Town Photos and Memorable Quotes

August 15, 2012

10 Inspiring Cape Town Photos and Memorable Quotes. And stories of the places and Cape Town people. Cape Town photos and holidays are one.

You Can Laugh At Online Accommodation Booking Worries – If You Follow These 6 Simple Checks | Infographic

August 12, 2012

How to avoid holiday rental booking worries | Infographic to be added to accommodation booking websites.

Will I pay more because I use a Cape Town holiday Accommodation agent?

August 10, 2012

That’s a valid question. Many people believe they pay more when they book accommodation through a Cape Town holiday accommodation agent. But let’s look at the home owner or guest house owner. She needs to advertise here holiday accommodation and to covert the advertising cost she set a price. That same price is given to […]

6 Reasons Why You Want To Holiday in Camps Bay with all your friends…

6 Reason to holiday in Camps Bay. Here are six reasons why people holiday in Camps Bay near Cape Town

Train Cape Town to Simonstown – Southern Line Tourism Route – Local Adventure

August 9, 2012

Train Cape Town to Simonstown Taking the train is a lot of fun. I have done it a few times. From Simon’s town to Cape Town and back. From Simon’s Town to Fish Hoek, Muizenberg and back. And every time I surprised my self; it’s such a beautiful coastline. I took a book but I […]

Things To Do Cape Town - Slangkop Lighthouse

Slangkop Lighthouse – Cape Town Things To Do – Kommetjie

August 8, 2012

Slangkop Lighthouse – Cape Town Things To Do This Slangkop Lighthouse measures 33 metres tall and made from sleet. Did you know that this lighthouse is the strongest and tallest cast iron lighthouse on the South African Coast? Well it is, and has become a popular tourist visiting spot.   The Slangkop lighthouse has been […]

6 Ideas On How Expose Holiday Rental Scam and Ripp Offs

I was reading Tripadvisor when I came across this guy who got ripped off in Cape Town by a local accommodation crook. He said he lost R7500 to this scrupulous man. My interest is in sharing a solution to our holiday home makers. This is what Peter (not his real name) had to say about […]

Green Point Lighthouse

Things To Do In Cape Town: Visit Mouille Point Lighthouse

August 7, 2012

Things To Do In Cape Town Mouille Point visit the Mouille Point Lighthouse and learn that it’s actually the Greenpoint Lighthouse.

Simon's Town Beach Called Long Beach

6 Simon’s Town Beaches You May Not Know About

August 5, 2012

Simon’s Town Beaches There are obviously a few more beaches, not many. But here are six lovely Simon’s Town beaches. Below is an interactive a map of these six Simon’s Town beaches. Simon’s Town Beaches: Fisherman’s Beach Simon’s Town: beyond the golf course. This is a very popular beach and most tourist know about it. […]

Best Place To Watch Cape Town Whales

August 4, 2012

Best Place To Watch Whale in Cape Town Area Simonstown and False Bay you’ll see many whales from the side but also closeup from licensed boats

Pictures of Cape Town

Pictures of Cape Town and quotes

Pictures Of Cape Town: Can You Holiday Anywhere Else?

August 3, 2012

Pictures of Cape Town and the surrounding area (at our Blog you’ll find then great photos with great quotes) Are you impressed with Cape Town? Some people like, Rhyno compare Cape Town to Monaco. Monaco is great but they don’t have Table Mountain, or our wine routes, or our whales, or our flowers, or our colourful people. […]

Simon’s Town Navy Festival 2011

March 29, 2011

Simonstown accommodation is always a major issue during the Navy Festival. The much anticipated, fun-filled Navy Festival, will from this year forth, be called the “SA Navy Birthday Festival”. The SA Navy was established on the 1st April 1922. Next year’s festival will coincide with the SA Navy’s 90th birthday. As expected, the South African […]

Railway line between Fish Hoek and Simonstown

October 5, 2010

MEC for Transport and Public Works will most probably visit the repair site of the railway line between Fish Hoek and Simonstown during the month of October.

Simonstown Cape Town

Why Simon’s Town as preferred holiday destination?

October 4, 2010

The village of Simon’s Town is located on the picturesque False bay coast less than an hour from the Cape Town city centre, within easy distance of Cape Town International Airport and a couple of minutes from the famous Cape Point reserve.

To Be In Kalk Bay

May 5, 2010

There are so many yummy places to eat. The Olympia Café is the best-known of Kalk Bay’s culinary treasures (and for good reason – such heavenly baked treats!) but wander around the small side streets
and you’ll find a plethora of small bakeries, ice cream shops and eateries, all begging to be sampled. Or of course there’s the fresh fish. Yum.

Things to do in and around Simonstown


After that we began our drive around the peninsula driving through Muzenberg, stopping for lunch at Kalk Bay (where they catch fresh fish in the little harbor), then driving through Fishhoek, Simonstown, and stopping at Boulders Beach where there are tons of penguins (we were there when many were lying on their eggs ). We then made our way to Cape Point where we climbed the steepest hill up the lighthouse and were able to see where the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans meet. “

Mrs Ball’s Chutney All The Way From Fish Hoek

February 26, 2010

Mr and Mrs Adkins had daughter called Amelia, born in 1865, who married Herbert Saddleton Ball. After spending some years in Johannesburg the Balls moved to Cape Town, and Mrs Ball brought with her the recipe of her mother’s “colonial chutney.” She started making the chutney at their home in Fish Hoek near Cape Town […]

The Beautiful Game finds an ideal setting in Cape Town


Simon’s Town is a quiet suburb next to the sea, offering fantastic views, great architecture and cool cafes for relaxing. While you’re there, head to the Warrior Toy Museum to check out their great collection of antique toys, or take a tour out to visit the seal colonies on Seal Island. Salty Sea Dog, a casual dining

Places Of Interest in Cape Town

February 24, 2010

Cape Town and its surrounds have countless places of interest with some attractions being more well-known and some are slightly off the beaten track. Whatever your hobby or field of interest there will be something to interest you in Cape Town. We have compiled a small list of the top Cape Town attractions and some […]

You can see the european influence and some of the houses were amazing! Feels meditterean.


Going through many of the beach towns (Simon’s Town, etc) on False Bay. You can see the european influence and some of the houses were amazing! Feels meditterean. Once we reached Cape Point we made the trek up for some outstanding views – it is the southeast corner of the Cape Peninsula, which is a mountainous and very scenic.

Great Club Sandwich

February 17, 2010

Dont know what to do on a Saturday or Sunday? Take a roadtrip around Cape Point. Past Campsbay, Houtbay and through the beautiful Chapman’s Peak. Enjoy the fantastic view of Long Beach. Pass Llundudno and mission further to Kommetjie. Go to Imhoff Farm. It’s the place to spend your day. Eat, shop and relax. The most amazing food!!!

The Coffeeshop’s Club Sandwich is a winner. I challenge all girls to try to finish it!!

Olympia Cafe – Kalk Bay

February 7, 2010

The bohemian style Olympia Cafe is the kind that you’d expect to see in the heart of New Orleans – concrete floors

Ekoka Artist: Hedelina Hamukanda


Hendelina Hamukanda is one of the most interesting Ekoka artists and one of my firm favourites. Born in Oshana, north of Okongo, she now lives in Ekoka with her grandmother and her two children. She is in her late 20’s and has five brothers and 3 sisters.

A Cape Town Traveller’s View

February 6, 2010

Driving on, more treasures await – Cape Point at the tip of the peninsula, Simon’s Town and its resident penguins, views across False Bay, gentle waves at Muizenberg – perfect for learning to surf

Muizenberg to Kalk Bay walk (Cape Town)


A few weeks ago we stayed in a lovely St James home, between Muizenberg and Kalk Bay. Over the road, and we were next to the beach, on this same walk. One morning to Kalk Bay and the other morning to Muizenberg. Coffee at Knead in Muizenberg or coffee at Olympia Cafe. Olympia opens at six thirty in the morning and it’s great for early walkers like me.

Passing Through Simon’s Town

January 31, 2010

Next we made our way down to Simon’s Town. I should mention that we had a tour guide named Mario, who was not the greatest guide in the world. He was pretty much a neverending stream of bad jokes, commenting on how we weren’t laughing at his bad jokes, and some random trivia. Like Simon’s […]

Travel In And Around Simon’s Town

January 17, 2010

An Adrenaline Junkie’s Guide to Cape Town Cape Town is renowned as one of the most picturesque harbour cities in the world. Its prime position nestled into the bay with a stunning backdrop of the famous Table Mountain, attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. Cape Town holidays can be many things to many people, but one thing they never are is boring! If you’re looking for relaxation, Cape Town can show

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