Hello! Hermanus

What a surprise to find that celebrity news publication Hello! dedicated their travel page to Hermanus. Apparently Spanish actress, Penélope Cruz, is a fan of the Western Cape, South Africa, and visits with her gorgeous family. Birkenhead Portfolio played host to a number of activities which included: Staying at the luxury Birkenhead House Coffee at… Read More Hello! Hermanus

When Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom comes to Town

This week’s highlight was a visit from South Africa’s Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom to the community of the Overstrand. The Minister addressed a small audience who responded to an invitation from the Whale Coast Business and Community Forum to attend a breakfast meeting at The Class Room, Hermanus. Minister Hanekom recognised tourism as a… Read More When Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom comes to Town

Bikes & Bells

We make some noise to encourage our favourite teams on the sport fields. With a little help our screams and claps can be amplified with greater effect. During the 2010 Soccer World Cup South Africans introduced vuvuzelas to the world. There’s more. This year the Absa Cape Epic celebrated their 16th mountain bike race and… Read More Bikes & Bells