Road tripping

What’s The Buzz About In Swellendam?

Swellendam, historically recognized as the administrative post of the early Cape colony, will be abuzz this long weekend when it hosts its first, Big Bee Festival. The…

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The Magic of Dwesa

Sometimes you just need to get away from it all, find a secluded part of the world, free of any schedule or cell phone signal. A few months ago, my wife and I found such place…

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Kagga Kamma: Back to nature

If you drive out of Cape Town and through the Huguenot Tunnel, keep going past Ceres and don’t stop till you see a signpost outside a little town called Op-die-Berg, a signpost…

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The best farmstall en route to Knysna

One of the best things about any roadtrip is the necessity to stop at a farmstall. A farmstall is the perfect excuse to indulge in food you wouldn’t normally eat, simply…

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2011 Billabong Pro Jeffrey’s Bay

It’s that time of year again! The sleepy Eastern Cape coastal settlement of J-Bay comes alive as the world’s best surfers, international media, groupies and groms…

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