Things to do in Cape Town, the Helderberg, and the Cape Winelands

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USA 2019 – 17 Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington DC (2019-10-27)

The renowned Smithsonian Institution is the largest museum, education, and research complex in the world, featuring a jaw dropping network of about 23 cultural institutions that run the gamut of museums, galleries and even a zoo. It was now my… Continue Reading →

Scratch Patch Gemstone Delight in the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town (2018-05-05)

Honestly, taking your kids to go semi-precious stone hunting at the Scratch Patch is pretty much a Cape Town institution now. The original Scratch Patch in Simon’s Town was started in 1970, but of course it was the opening of the… Continue Reading →

Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town (2015-08-29)

A couple of weekends ago, Chantelle and I decided to treat the girls to an outing to the Two Oceans Aquarium at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town (a treat because its a pretty expensive family outing thanks to the… Continue Reading →

Waterfront Scratch Patch Easter Fun (2015-04-05)

Although we didn’t go away for this Easter Weekend (plus, Chantelle worked on the two public holidays), the girls and I certainly did get up to a lot of fun activities, one of which was a family outing to the… Continue Reading →

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