Category: Africa

A wonderful wineshop in Franschhoek, South Africa

  In the heart of South Africa’s Cape Winelands district there are many lovely towns with vineyards and estates. The possibility for tastings is seemingly endless and there are very good purchases to be had at all the wineries. If you want a good selection from all around, selected by a shopkeeper with a discerning …

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Terblans: A recommended hike in South Africa’s garden route

  Our recent trip to the Western Cape Region of South Africa showed us that the “Garden Route” isn’t just one leisurely stretch of road. It is hours and kilometers of some of the most scenic and changing landscape you can dare to come across. The sheer variety of fields, forests, mountains, capes, lagoons and …

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Renting a car in South Africa

  Renting a car in South Africa is one of the best and most affordable options to explore the country. Prices are quite good compared to rentals in other destinations, infrastructure is excellent, especially along the main routes and the scenery is wonderful. Our recent experience of driving all over Western Cape showed us that …

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An essential tour of Tangier, Morocco

    Tangier is a Moroccan city which attracts many visitors because of its proximity to the Mediterrean. It is not as alluring as Fes or Marrakech, but it has attractions and an interesting blend of European and Moroccan influences. Whether by plane or by boat it is mostly accessed from nearby Spain and its affordability is …

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