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

Absa Cape Epic Hermanus

Calvin Harris – Giant – music encourages the mountain bikers. That and the extraordinary scenery of Hemel-en-Aarde. We can be who we are You taught me something, yeah Feedom is ours It was you who taught me living is Togetherness, togetherness, togetherness

Suzani Art

Manina Baumann has been importing and collecting these silk embroidery pieces of art since 2012. Hermanus FynArts invited her to exhibit at their gallery and she told the interesting stories of empowerment and perseverance represented by the cloths. One woman embroiders but the work involves the whole town. Weave, wash, dye, selection of designs based… Read More Suzani Art

An Epic Race

For the 16th year the Absa Cape Epic mountain bike race will be hosted in the Western Cape, South Africa. For the 3rd time the Cape Whale Coast will be a destination partner. Riders arrive in Hermanus on Saturday 17 March after completing the prologue on Table Mountain. They stay here for 2 days. The… Read More An Epic Race