Welcome to Hermanus

Hashtags ruled Hermanus on Friday 7 August. From #HermanusIsOpen, #JerusalemaDanceChallenge to #LightSAred. Each supported with its own worthy cause and collaborative community effort. #HermanusIsOpen hoist the hospitality flag inviting Western Cape travellers to visit Hermanus where restaurants, art galleries, adventure activities and nature reserves are open for rediscovery. With the Southern Right Whales back for… Read More Welcome to Hermanus

Knock Knock

Knock Knock… Who’s there? July.  Aren’t you early July? July came quietly on a wet and chilly Sunday night. July is the month in which my home town Hermanus welcome the Southern Right Whales to Walker Bay and the Cape Whale Coast.  When can I see a full breach please? How I look forward to… Read More Knock Knock

Durban Indaba Curry Beachfront Umhlanga

We end the annual Africa Travel Indaba with A drink at The Oyster Box and a curry night in Durban. It’s Palki’s in Musgrave Road. Again. Why fix if it ain’t broken? Too much spicy goodness with Porcupine Ridge wines. Thank you Durban, you’ve been good to us! See you again next year.

Weekend Brew

Although Hermanus is known for their quality wines the area is now entering the craft drinks sphere. In neighboring Stanford Birkenhead Brewery was the first to launch into this trendy market. They did so before craft beers became popular. This brau haus offers tastings and their beers are widely available. Hermanus Old Harbour Brewery has… Read More Weekend Brew

Top 5 Reasons Why People Will Travel More In The Future — Best of Global Travel & Tourism

It is revealed that 20% of travelers have never felt limitless, with the biggest travel barriers being the language barrier (28%) getting lost without speaking the local language (20%) and struggling to find accommodation (34%). When asked what would remove travel barriers for future trips, the top factors respondents called out were great accommodation options […]… Read More Top 5 Reasons Why People Will Travel More In The Future — Best of Global Travel & Tourism

Grape Pickings

Once a year, for only one Saturday, Lourensford Wine open their gates to the public to harvest their Hanepoot grapes at ridiculously low prices. I put my secateurs to use and brought home an obscene amount of sweet grapes for only R120. This is an annual event that will most definitely be added to my… Read More Grape Pickings