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

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Carnival Weekend at the Winter Wonderland Festival in Gordon’s Bay (2019-06-15)

So clearly 2020, the year in which, thanks to Covid-19 and the ensuing pandemic, everything got turned upside down right across the world, did not feature the return of our little town’s now annual festival of lights. Having been running… Continue Reading →

Fruit and Food at the Outeniqua Family Market in George (2020-01-04)

Out and about on the Garden Route, and not to be outdone by Sedgefield’s hugely popular Wild Oats, Mosaic, and Scarab Saturday morning markets, George too is home to a pretty impressive and rather enjoyable family market experience in the… Continue Reading →

Arts and Crafts at the Mosaic Village and Outdoor Market in Sedgefield (2020-01-04)

Sedgefield. After purchasing all your fresh farm produce from the excellent (and famous) Wild Oats Community Farmers Market on a Saturday morning, your next step would undoubtedly be to simply cross the road and mosey in among the craft stalls… Continue Reading →

Bunnies and Decor at Root 44 in Stellenbosch (2019-11-10)

Having already wrapped up some stall browsing and pancake snacking at the always vibey Winelands Markets at Blaauwklippen (aka the old Blaauwklippen Family Market), we decided to also pop our heads in at the equally enjoyable Root44 market more or… Continue Reading →

Biltong and Pancakes at the Wild Oats Community Farmers Market in Sedgefield (2020-01-04)

This past December holiday period saw us spending a bit of time up in Mossel Bay, and for one of our planned day excursions we decided to take the girls out for a boat trip to the Knysna Heads. Of… Continue Reading →

Cotton Candy Cuties at ROOT 44 Market in Stellenbosch (2019-07-21)

So I had successfully managed to convince the girls (my Jessica and Emily plus one Cara) to come out with me for a healthy late afternoon walk in Somerset West’s Radloff Park – the only catch being of course that… Continue Reading →

Winelands Markets fun at Blaauwklippen in Stellenbosch (2019-11-10)

It’s all a little confusing really, but for all intents and purposes the famous Blaauwklippen Family Market (which has been running since 2011) doesn’t exist any more – except that it is still very much thriving if you rock up… Continue Reading →

Steam Train at the Elgin Railway Market in Grabouw (2018-12-16)

An excellent addition to the Grabouw/Elgin Valley tourism scene is without a doubt the fantastic Elgin Railway Market. Residing in an old apple packing warehouse right on the Elgin train station, this Art Deco/Art Noveau styled market is an absolute must visit… Continue Reading →

Fresh Farm Produce at Wild Oats Community Farmers Market in Sedgefield (2019-01-05)

There are a lot of weekend markets dotted around Cape Town and the winelands, but to be honest, very few (okay fine, Oranjezicht City Farm Market counts as one) are actual proper farmers’ markets. That said, even if there were… Continue Reading →

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