Franschoek Country House & Villas

Franschoek Country House & Villas We had the pleasure of staying in this unbelievable Hotel whilst on our honeymoon in 2018, situated a short 2km outides the centre of town and access to the wine trams. The Franschoek Country Housr is also perfectly situated with pristine mountain view setting. So the setting is beautiful, the […]

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Franschoek Wine Tram Tour

Franschoek Wine Tram Tour Day During our stay in the wine region of Franschoek we decided to try out the Wine Tram Tour we love wine and this was one of the most exciting parts of our holiday. There are different tram lines, 8 in all to choose from all with 8/10 stop offs on […]

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V & A Waterfront , Cape Town

V & A Waterfront, Cape Town The V & A waterfront is a trendy and upmarket part of Cape Town. Full of shops, bars and top restaurants. It breeds vibrant life into this part of the city with an estimated 24 million visitors each year. The harbor itself has links to Robben Island tours, Hop […]

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Table Mountain, Cape Town

Table Mountain, Cape Town Table Mountain is one of the most vast and striking sights I have seen in any city. We stayed at the V & A waterfront because of its location in front of a perfect view of this great landscape. And what a view it was, whilst sitting back sipping on a […]

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Hout Bay, Cape Town Trip

Hout Bay, Cape Town As part of a tour we stopped at Here, on the Western Cape. The drive in was beautiful with hillside to one side and the Hout Bay township to the other. We had a Seal boat tour booked, we went out on the boat not far out but to a few […]

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Boulders Beach Penguins, Cape Town

Boulders Beach Penguins Boulders Beach Penguins is a unique and great experience. It has a vast population of penguins within the beach area, a great sight to be seen. The penguins are not one bit afraid of you and will wonder around and give some great opportunities for a photo. They can even be very […]

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Cape Town, Cape Point

Cape Point, Cape Town Cape Point is something of a must when travelling to this region of Cape Town. The Views are just spectacular, and because of this the photo opportunities are the best. There are various walking tracks around the point that can be done. We didn’t do any personally but we chatted to […]

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Franschhoek Wine District

Franschhoek Wine District I can safely say this was the most luxurious stop on our African trip so far. The Franschhoek wine district is an unreal experience. This area of Cape Town was without doubt, the most picturesque in terms of landscape and idyllic countryside. The drive out from the city took about an hour […]

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Cape Town Guide – where Africa meets Europe

Cape Town Guide What a contrast this city was to the week we had already spent in Africa. Cape Town echoed the squares and streets that we have previously encountered in other destinations of European feel. It had the comfort of a city but with a genuine African twist. We had 3 nights in Cape […]

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Our Africa Adventure (Off We Go)

https://chalkandcheesetravels.com Africa Introduction Our Plan When we started planning this trip, I wasn’t 100% sold on the destination. It was Richard’s suggestion but as always, I was keen to try somewhere new and different. And am I glad I did!! Africa it was If you ask any group of people, there is a good chance […]

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