Activity ideas for your holiday in Cape Town

Boschendal vineyard on the garden routeSimply being in Cape Town, is exciting enough for most people and usually the arrival in Cape Town itself, heralds the beginning of an awesome holiday. While enjoying a holiday in Cape Town is exciting, the novelty does eventually wear off. So in order to maintain a feeling of excitement and exhilaration, here are a few ideas of things you can do on your own, as a couple or even as a group or family that will ensure nobody is bored.

If there’s one thing that Cape Town has, its wine routes. Now depending on how long your stay in Cape Town is, and of course your love of wine, will depend on how many of the Cape wine routes you want to visit. An interesting fact is that the Cape Winelands (a region of the Western Cape) is in fact the largest wine producing region in South Africa. While the region might be divided into six different parts, there are far less in 19 different Cape wine routes for anyone wine connoisseur to enjoy. In fact, even a wine novice will find any of the Cape wine routes interesting, if not exquisitely beautiful to look at, and then of course there is the visiting of the vineyards themselves and seeing how and where most of the world’s wine comes from.

To make things just touch easier, the top five Cape wine routes are the Constantia Valley wine route, the Stellenbosch American Express wine route, the Helderberg wine route, the Franschhoek wine route and of course the Durbanville Valley wine route. The two most popular and most well-known wine routes are the Stellenbosch and Durbanville wine routes as these two allow visitors to see some of the most beautiful parts of the Western Cape. Book a South Africa Holiday and experience the wine route with Cape Tours. Continue reading

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The meals vehicle sector exploded in the last few years. The variety of vehicles about increased between 2007 and 2012 and annual income rose to $716.2 million from $339.7 million throughout that period.

The main factor? The economy.

“Around when the economic downturn was occurring, items went from hot dog stands and those even more straightforward points to more gourmet mobile suppliers,” claimed Andy Brennan, a market expert for IBISWorld.

And it makes sense, if you consider it: Customer wallets were tightening up, and obtaining premium fare from a truck was a much more economical alternative than at a restaurant, which offered a reward to shift spending, Brennan discussed.

For vehicle proprietors, it was a great deal– rent and other overhead costs were a lot cheaper compared to a restaurant. Numerous proprietors reduced labor costs by doing the food preparation themselves. However as competitors raised, so did prices.