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Cape Town Festival of Beer

I love festivals, but I rate beer festivals as being supreme. When we learned that the Cape Town Festival of Beer was happening at the same time we were visiting, there was no way we were going to miss it. The event, held at Cape Town’s Hamilton Rugby Club on Green Point, spanned three days, but we blocked just two days for the event – one for the festival and one for recovery.… Read the rest


Visiting African Pengins at Boulders Beach in Simon's Town, South Africa by JetSettingFools.com

African Penguins at Boulders Beach in Simon’s Town, South Africa

Warm weather and sandy beaches don’t exactly conjure up images of penguins – the funny little birds are more often thought of living in cold climates. But at Boulders Beach in Simon’s Town, South Africa – just south of Cape Town –more than 3,000 endangered African Penguins are living on the sandy shore.… Read the rest


Visiting Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden Cape Town, South Africa by JetSettingFools.com

Visiting Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden in Cape Town

The Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is a must-see in Cape Town, South Africa! The gardens are nothing short of spectacular and – knowing that now – we would have been seriously disappointed if we would have missed visiting Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden. To help other visitors make the most of their time in the gardens, we put together this helpful guide of useful information.… Read the rest


Views from Cape Town’s Table Mountain and top tips for the Table Mountain Cableway by JetSettingFools.com

Views from Cape Town’s Table Mountain (and top tips for the Table Mountain Cableway!)

Cape Town’s Table Mountain sits majestically in the background – to be marveled at in its enormity on clear days and in wonder on overcast days when the South Easter winds create the ‘tablecloth,’ shrouding the plateaued top in clouds. But the best way to experience one of the most famous mountains in Africa is from the top of it.… Read the rest


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Cape Town Sightseeing: A Self-Guided Cape Town Walking Tour

Cape Town has a bright and colorful city center that is steeped in history and culture. The city has beautiful architecture, nearby nature and a lively entertainment district on the water. Although many of the city’s top attractions are away from the city center, we made room in our Cape Town Itinerary to explore Cape Town on foot.… Read the rest


Cape Town Wine Tours on a budget South Africa by JetSettingFools.com

Cape Town Wine Tours on a Budget in South Africa

It’s no secret we like wine – and it just so happens that some of the best South African wines are produced just beyond the Cape Town city limits in the Winelands, South Africa district. A trip to Cape Town wouldn’t be complete without wandering into the South African wine regions and sampling a bit of the product.… Read the rest


Top Things To Do in Hout Bay Cape Town South Africa by JetSettingFools.com

Top Things To Do in Hout Bay, Cape Town

Nestled in a valley 20km south of the Cape Town CBD is the pleasant village of Hout Bay. Surrounded on three sides by mountains and by the Atlantic sea to the south, the quaint suburb exudes a distinct community vibe – but there are quite a few Hout Bay attractions that draw tourists to visit.… Read the rest


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Top Cape Town Beaches: Hout Bay, Camps Bay, Clifton Beach

The city of Cape Town, South Africa abounds in natural beauty – from mountain tops to vineyards to an incredible shoreline. While there are numerous Cape Town tourist attractions to see, it would be just as easy to spend Cape Town holidays taking daily beach walks, afternoon dips and sunset gazing over the ocean.… Read the rest