Expats Around the World Series: From London to Turkey (Bursa)

Reading Time: 6 minutes   What is your name? I’m Sarah What country were you born in? I was born and raised in France and moved to London when I was 20 years old. What job did you have in your home country?    I was a student in art and history when I left France. How long have […]

Boschendal Farm Estate

Reading Time: 5 minutes If you are looking for a luxurious, fun, relaxing and rejuvenating holiday or weekend away this would be an ideal option.    Please note: Boschendal is a wine farm so at the Werf area (main area) or in the Deli you will find the sale of wine.   Location:    Boschendal is located 48 minutes […]

De Villiers Chocolate

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you enjoy exploring tranquil places that still have a vibe to it then you will love visiting De Villiers Chocolate. This is an experience kids and adults will enjoy.    Things that I loved as a muslim: The chocolate tasting experiences, the coffee shop and the ice cream were all separated from each other […]

The Luxury One&Only Hotel in the Cape Town Waterfront

Reading Time: 3 minutes Location: Situated a stones throw away from the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and the Two Oceans Aquarium is the elegant and luxurious One&Only Hotel. Room tour Pictures: Below are pictures of the luxurious rooms at the island section of the One&Only.            Let’s explore the pool The One&Only infinity pool is […]

A Spontaneous Trip to England by Nouha

Reading Time: 5 minutes Visiting London was always something I have wanted to do, but I just never knew when the opportunity would come about. I have always been curious in learning how similarly yet different American and British culture and history is. Is it always rainy and cloudy? Is the national dish really Chicken Tikka Masala? Is tea […]

From hiking to trail running: Insights and Advice

Reading Time: 4 minutes How do you go from hiking to trail running? What are easy trail routes for beginners wanting to start trail running in Cape Town? How do you do trail runs while wearing a hijab? Lets find out in this insightful article by Zuriena Slarmie. Zuriena is from Wynberg, Cape Town, South Africa. She is married […]

K- Way Hiking Carrier

Reading Time: 4 minutes We had been asked to do a review of our K-way carrier that we use on our hiking adventures for our toddler. Above is a picture of the carrier we use.    It has a 7 point baby safety harness. Removable daypack/nappy bag. Removable sunshade. The carrier weighs 2.4kg. Weight capacity is 15kg.   We […]

What Inspires You to Travel?

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Tasneem Amod Cassim   For me the answer has roots that run deep. Growing up traveling seemed like one of those dreams that was far beyond my reach. I never thought I would travel. I never thought I would leave my home town. In many ways I thought I would be trapped forever but […]

Deer Park Hike

Reading Time: 3 minutes Location Deer Park is located in Vredehoek, Cape Town. It is less than 5 minutes from the City Centre. Experience This a lovely kid friendly easy hike. There is not much shade so if you start the hike late it won’t be as enjoyable. Also it does tend to get very busy later on. So […]

Comprehensive list of Halaal restaurants in and around Cape Town, South Africa

Reading Time: 2 minutes Last updated: 4 May 2021   This is a comprehensive list of many Halaal restaurants in and around Cape Town. This list is in no particular order. Let’s make this list dynamic and update it together. There are just so many Halaal eating places in Durban. To make this list as comprehensive as it can […]