Archive | January, 2012

Cape Town Tens

It’s that time of the year again when the Cape Town Tens graces Hamilton’s Rugby Club for one of the most exciting rugby festivals on the SA calendar. This year promises to be a cracker with a massive prize of a golf 6 gti going to one lucky entrant. In case you don’t know what […]

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5 camping trips in 6 weeks UPDATE

I came one trip short but in the end I really enjoyed the last 6 weeks of fun and adventures. First off we headed to the Elgin tented camp to watch Prime Circle and stay the night. I thoroughly enjoyed this and it was a great start to the festive season. Then for New Years […]

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BBQ like a Boss

It is in our genes to hate the Aussies, but this video gives us at least one reason not to. They might not braai like real men but they seem to be able to tan a chop without much hassle. Check this video out for a good laugh & happy Australia day to all the […]

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DHL Pre-Season Series

The usual Neo Africa Tri-Series has been stopped because Neo Africa has withdrawn sponsorship of the event. This however doesn’t mean much because the Stormers will still be taking on the Lions and Cheetahs in warmup matches at Newlands. The Stormers will play against the Lions on Friday 27 Jan with kickoff at 19:00 and […]

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Queen Mary 2, the Stormers & the heat continues

After a day or two of cooler temperatures it looks like the heat is about to crank up again. If you aren’t coping with the heat then check out this.   Queen Mary 2: Another biggy this week is the fact that the Queen Mary 2 is arriving in the Cape Town Harbour on Tuesday […]

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The Weekend Ahead: Cape Town

With summer in full swing, it’s a perfect excuse to get out the house and have a jol! Here are 5 ideas for all budgets to get the ball rolling 1. Dan Patlansky & Natasha Meister @ Kirstenbosch Gardens for Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts I had no clue who Dan Patlansky was until early December when […]

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Malamoo 3 Second Tent

I heard about this tent a while ago and always thought of it as a gimmick but after seeing it in action I was quite impressed and I think I need to give this tent a second chance. It’s not the best tent out there for longer camping trips but if you are looking for […]

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Camping in Robertson

This has to be one of my favourite camping spots I’ve ever been to! In Robertson you can camp basically on the Breede River and the scene you wake up to is second to none. Another major plus is that the river offers so much in the form of swimming, fishing, canoeing, boating and exploring. There […]

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5 Fun ways to keep cool this Summer

With our weather forecast looking like something from the Kalahari Desert, we are bound to cook this Summer. Luckily for you I have compiled some foolproof ways to keep cool, you can thank me later! 1. Build a life size sand castle to keep out the sun. Granted this could set you back at least […]

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Cape Town Stompie Line

After hearing about the Cape Town stompie line a couple of days ago, I am heartened to hear that people are actually using it! One thing that really gets my goat is when people litter or throw stompies out their windows. Besides the horrid mess this leaves it can also cause massive fires, especially during […]

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