Bed & Breakfasts


Sihle Khumalo: Dark continent, My black arse :)

This new release and first book by South African author Sihle Khumalo, details his travels from Cape to Cairo by public transport. ‘I had always wanted to write a book but I had never known what type of a book I would write. As my 30th birthday was getting closer […]


Hot Springs and spas in the Cape

A friend from Germany was in town last week and desperately wanted to visit some natural hot springs. We have 4 of such that I am aware of, and there are all within 2 hours of Cape Town. Goudini Spa: A large family resort with municipal charm and old world […]


Arniston/Waenhuiskrans Overberg

Arniston is a sleepy fishing village about 2 and a half hours from Cape Town and is a favourite retreat for families, and weekender’s. It is frequented mainly by South Africans, so if you are looking for something less touristy and with no choice of restaurants this is it. The […]


Garden Route: Victoria Bay

The fantastic fishing spot we found on our trip to Wilderness was the Jetty at Victoria Bay, and what lovely little place it is too. You often hear about Vic Bay in surfing circles as they have annual comp here, but this was the first time I had been. The […]


Du Toit’s Kloof Lodge: Good Cop Review

There is a lovely lodge just after the Huguenot tunnel on the N1, that I have always seen , but never stayed at until this weekend. With the advent of the tunnel it brings it too close to Cape Town, to be an overnight stop before heading North and I […]


Stunning Snow Pics from Amohela ho Spitskop

SA Logue’s friends at Amohela ho Spitskop, a country guest house in the tiny Free State village of Clocolan, have sent through these stunning photos of snow in the Drakensberg mountains – taken, more or less, from Amohela’s front porch! Feast your eyes on winter in Africa: Drakensberg Snow View […]


On a Magaliesberg Meanderabout? Stay at the Budmarsh Lodge

If you’re planning to visit Joburg, and find yourself with a free night or two, then this weekend’s edition of The Star newspaper has a tip for you: head over to the Magaliesberg, and take a Magaliesberg Meander to the 5-star Budmarsh Lodge. I’ve never seen the lodge myself, but […]


Coffee on the Rocks, De Kelders, Whale Coast: Cafe Review

Coffee on the Rocks 81 Cliff Street De Kelders, Western Cape | Map View from Coffee on the Rocks Specialty: Coffee, tea, cake, light meals. Contact: Tel: +27 (0) 28 384 0217, Fax: N/A SA Blog recommends a look inside? Don’t miss it!