Price Check: a Cape Town Shopping List

2018-05-03T13:02:52+00:00By |

This was our first visit to Cape Town so we didn’t have any expectations about what things cost or the cost of living generally, so we were surprised to find it fairly affordable, especially when it came to grocery shopping. Here's our Cape Town shopping list for visitors staying in a holiday rental. While the cost …

Camps Bay, Cape Town: the Beauty of Being By the Beach

2018-05-10T19:10:18+00:00By |

Our lovely home in Camps Bay in Cape Town reminds us of the beauty of being by the beach. Literally one block from the sand, it's a five-minute stroll to dip our toes into the sea. Bliss. We may have had bad luck with the weather on our grand tour so far this year – sometimes it feels as if …

Table Cloth Time-Lapse Table Mountain, Cape Town

2017-09-17T16:27:10+00:00By |

Our digs in Camp’s Bay are delightful. While we don’t have commanding views of the Bay, we do have the extraordinary views that enabled me to capture this timelapse of Table Mountain. The first thing we noticed when we arrived at our Cape Town holiday rental that is our home away from home in Camps Bay, …

Our Home Away from Home in Camps Bay, Cape Town

2015-08-01T17:39:33+00:00By |

A warm, welcoming and well-appointed family home at Camps Bay is our ‘home away from home’ in Cape Town, South Africa. A five-minute stroll from the white-sand beach, with a swimming pool in the sunny garden, a piano in the living room, and stunning views of Table Mountain, ‘The Bayleaf’ is a wonderful place to …