Collected by Rebecca Lucas
Bojanala, North West, South Africa
Wake up early, and enjoy a champagne breakfast in a hot air balloon while sailing over the beautiful landscape of the Pilanesberg National Park. Try and spot some hungry lions while sipping on your bubbly. When the ride is over, climb back into...
Albert Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town, 7915, South Africa
Karoo Moon Country Store owner Desiree Ward-Smith has an eye for the unusual. Her hand-picked assortment of scarves, antiques, paintings, and countless other bric a brac reflects her eclectic taste and style. The shop also features art made by her...
107 Lower Main Rd, Observatory, Cape Town, 7925, South Africa
When touring or staying in the Observatory neighborhood of Cape Town, Honeybun is a delightful cafe to frequent for breakfast or lunch. The cafe offers sit down or takeaway meals, has great coffee and fresh juice. As long as you order something,...
99 Beach Rd, Strand, Cape Town, 7139, South Africa
99 on Beach in Strand is a cafe/bar/restaurant with quite eclectic decor. Pieces of artwork are hung on every square inch of wall upstairs. This, combined with the sea-facing view, certainly gives you something to talk about while you wait for...
273 Long St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
The biggest challenge about eating at Royale is overcoming your FOMO (fear of missing out) when you see what your friends have ordered and wonder if you've made the right choice. Don't worry, all of their 50 gourmet burgers are delicious. The only...
Newlands Ave, Newlands, Cape Town, 7700, South Africa
The history of the property known now as Foresters Arms Pub ("Forries", as locals affectionately call it) goes as far back as 1852, making this one of the oldest pubs in South Africa. Located in Newlands at the foothills of Table Mountain, its...
Village Ln & Noordhoek Mani rd, Noordhoek, Goedehoop Estate, Cape Town, 7979, South Africa
The atmosphere at the Toad in the Village is that of a local pub where everyone is made to feel welcome. It's located in Noordhoek and is not an easily accessible venue without a car. If you're spending an evening watching the sunset on Noordhoek...
Beach Rd, Chapmans Peak, Noordhoek, 7979, South Africa
The Red Herring in Noordhoek is a local pub that is a nice place to dine in all seasons. In the summer, you can toast the sunset over Noordhoek Beach from the rooftop balcony (but arrive early to ensure you get a seat). In the winter, you can dine...
2 Mains Ave, Kenilworth, Cape Town, 7708, South Africa
The best pizza in Cape Town isn't found in the city center; it's actually found at Borruso's, a small restaurant tucked away in the small suburb of Kenilworth. Located down a small alleyway at the intersection of Main Road and Summerly, it's one...
Shop 30, Hudson Building, 30 Hudson St, De Waterkant, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
It's a weekend ritual for my cousin and his friends to pop into either The Loading Bay or Origins Roast right next door for breakfast. With a gorgeous view of the mountain, both cafés have coffee to die for and stellar food. This particular beauty...
17, Palmyra Junction, 9 Palmyra Rd, Claremont, Cape Town, 7945, South Africa
The smell of baking bread will lure you into this family-friendly restaurant/cafe. With menu items like brioche french toast, breakfast pizza, and bircher muesli, this cafe will quickly become your default for weekend brunch. Try the almond...
Dock Rd, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, 8002, South Africa
If you're ever in the beautiful Cape, check out the Two Oceans Aquarium located at the V&A Waterfront. There are loads of activities for the kids and tons of very useful info for all ages. Once of the highlights for me is the Predator Tank, which...
Intaka Island, Century City, Cape Town, 7441, South Africa
When plans to develop the Milnerton wetlands area into business and high-end real estate were proposed in 1996, an environmental impact assessment had to be completed to determine how many birds would be disrupted. The developers decided to figure...
7995, Kleintuin Rd, Simon's Town, Cape Town, 7995, South Africa
No matter how many times you visit Boulders Beach, seeing the African penguin colony in Simon's Town will always make you smile. The park itself is run by South Africa National Park service. There is a long wooden boardwalk on the outskirts of the...
222 Main Rd, Claremont, 7708, South Africa
Victoria Rd, Cape Town, South Africa
The 6km range of mountains jutting out on the Atlantic Coast of Table Mountain are known as the "Twelve Apostles". The 18 peaks located between Camps Bay and Llandudno make for a very scenic route by which you can travel from Cape Town to Hout...
373 Albert Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town, 7925, South Africa
The highlight of Cape Town's hipster Woodstock district is its Saturday market, held in The Old Biscuit Mill. Every artisan baker, butcher, brewer, chocolatier and coffeemaker in the city has a stall there, and with more than 90 vendors all...
403 Rue de La Kasbah، Marrakech 40000, Morocco
The tiny coastal village of Oualidia’s low-key vibe makes it a popular retreat from Marrakech as well as the go-to spot for surfers—novice or otherwise. La Sultana, set against the flamingo-dotted Oualidia lagoon, has 11 rooms and suites that...
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