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Cape Town ‘The Greatest City in the World to visit right now’: Telegraph, March 2022!


What an accolade Cape Town received earlier this month from the UK Telegraph newspaper, named by it as ‘The Greatest City in the World to visit right now’.

The weather, surfing in Muizenberg, Camps Bay, and the Winelands are highlighted for Cape Town.

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Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 7 of Level 3, 7 June 2020.


Sunday 7 June 2020, Day 7 of Level 3, after 66 days at Levels 4 and 5. 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#Grateful for another glorious sunny day 🌞; for doing a walk with Jenny Stephens to First Beach Clifton and back this morning, spending three hours of chatting time together, including a coffee and croissant 🥐 stop at Maison J; for being so calm and peaceful; for getting over another admin hurdle, compiling all the certificates that need to be sent to the Western Cape Tourism Department with a detailed form to be completed that I had to search information for, so that I can receive my Tourist Guide Badge; for a lovely peaceful walk through Bakoven; and for feeling happy and healthy. 🙏💙 Continue reading →

Resting in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil: visiting tourist highlights and best restaurants!


There is only one way to get back to South Africa from South America, and that is from São Paulo in Brazil. I decided to grant myself a little rest break in Rio de Janeiro, while I was in the country, rather than visit São Paulo, at the end of a three-month trip in Cuba and in South America. I visited the top tourist attractions and restaurants in this city. Continue reading →

CNN sings Cape Town’s praises, advises 30 Best things to do in the city!

CNN describes Cape Town as one of the world’s most beautiful cities, its ocean and mountain views being what makes it particularly special. It writes that the city experiences four seasons in a day, and that allows its locals and visitors to experience a variety of things to do. Despite the water shortage, it is ‘still one of the planet’s most extraordinary destinations’. Continue reading →