Hiking Lion’s Head: Is this the Best View in Cape Town?

There is so much to see and do in Cape Town that trying to cram everything into your holiday can be a challenge, but if there is one activity you simply shouldn’t miss – it is Lion’s Head Mountain. Part of Cape Town’s iconic backdrop, Lions Head watches proudly over the city, and while most…

Friday’s Photo Shoot – Lion’s Head Mountain Cape Town

Lion’s Head Mountain has become an Equatours tradition, and in order to stretch our legs after the Cape Town Cycle Tour (and recover after our infamous Cape Argus after party!), we make our way to the top of Table Mountain’s little sister, to enjoy spectacular vistas over the Mother City. Unlike Table Mountain, Lion’s Head…

Culinary Cycle Tour – Now that sounds like my kind of Holiday!

If you like the sound of a cycling holiday, but don’t like the thought of 10 hours a day in the saddle, and you like the sound of a culinary holiday, but are worried about all those calories, a Culinary Cycle Tour could be the perfect choice for your next holiday adventure! Combing 4-5 hours…

Escape to the Western Cape!

After a warm and sunny week in the Algarve, we have returned to wind, rain and rather chilly temperatures – leaving us in no doubt that winter is most definitely on its way! We are approaching November, so we shouldn’t be surprised, but after a long and (unusually) warm summer this year, the thought of…

Is South Africa a Dangerous Place to Visit?

Two of the most common questions we get asked by travellers who dream of visiting South Africa are, “is it safe” or “isn’t it dangerous?”, and while I can fully understand these questions (thanks mainly, to irresponsible journalism), I struggle to understand, why, after all these years, South Africa does not have the safe and…

Walking with Lions in Cape Town

If you have ever been to Cape Town, one iconic attraction you are sure to have visited is Table Mountain.  Offering a magnificent viewpoint over the Mother City, Table Mountain is certainly worth a visit, but we decided to show or guests a different view of Cape Town on our recent trip to SA, and…

The Other Side of Cape Town – A City Full of Surprises

If you are thinking of travelling to the Mother City of Cape Town anytime soon, you most probably have a list of things to see and do including Table Mountain, Robben Island, the Cape of Good Hope, and maybe a day safari to one of the many privately owned game reserves found in the Western…

Destination Review – Cape Town, South Africa

Big, beautiful, bold, and breathtaking are just some of the words I would use to describe the magnificent city of Cape Town, a bustling metropolis with a small town feel. One of those travel destinations that gets under your skin, Cape Town is a place where one immediately feels welcome, and once you start to…

Our Top 10 Cities – Final Instalment – It’s Cape Town!

Well finally we reach our number one city and while many of our friends and family members may have probably already guessed, we can now confirm that Our Number 1 Top City goes to the magnificent Cape Town. A place we were lucky enough to call home for two years, Cape Town is undoubtedly the…