Author Archives: Adventures Within Reach

Things To Do in Cape Town

Here are the top things to see and do in Cape Town! Best with a Guide (pre-book): No Guide Needed: Summer: Dining: There are no Michelin star restaurants in Africa, but these restaurants are arguably equivalent.  You will need to … Continue reading

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Hotels in Cape Town, South Africa

In the summer, consider Camps Bay or Bantry Bay as they have great beaches and beachfront restaurants. Hotels by the V&A Waterfront are walkable to the V&A Waterfront. Many of the better restaurants are in the City Center area, but … Continue reading

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Hotels in Winelands: Stellenbosch and Franschhoek

Here are hotels we recommend. Prices are a rough estimate for an entry level room for low season/high season. The hotels in Franschhoek offer a shuttle to town and to the Wine Tram. For a special meal, check out the … Continue reading

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Cape Town: Wineries for Families

Visit the Winelands on your trip to Cape Town in South Africa! 1) Fairview Wine and Cheese (Paarl) At Fairview Cheese and Wine, all wine tastings are paired with cheese.  They offer a premium wine tasting in the room in … Continue reading

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Okavango Delta Sleep Out Deck

Fall asleep gazing at the glittering night sky and gently wake up to the stunning African sunrise and glorious sound of birdsong. Comfort has also been kept in mind, and the deck is fitted with a private toilet and mosquito … Continue reading

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Salt Pans Sleep Out at Leroo La Tau in Botswana

Sleep out under a blanket of stars across the endless Botswana sky on one of the world’s largest salt flats – the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans in Botswana. A place so remote both sound and light pollution are non-existent, an experience … Continue reading

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Johannesburg Airport Hotels

There are a number of hotels right by the Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport. All hotel rooms have a/c, telephone, TV, hairdryer, free Wifi, safe, fridge, and laundry service (extra charge). You can walk to the Intercontinental and City Lodge. Southern … Continue reading

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Travel Apps 2024

Here are my go-to travel apps these days. I typically put these in a folder on the first page of my phone so that I can access them easily. Make sure they are downloaded/updated, and you are logged in if … Continue reading

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Highlights of Santiago

Here are some of the most popular sites in Santiago: See Also: Bellavista + Patio Bellavista Fun neighborhood with many restaurants and shops near the Castillo Rojo hotel. San Cristobal Hill Take a tram or hike up to the top … Continue reading

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Hotel Las Torres — Torres del Paine, Chile

Hotel Las Torres is located in the Central Sector right at the trail head for the Las Torres Base trek. Visit Hotel Las Torres: The main building has the front desk and the Pionero Lounge, which is a large, cozy … Continue reading

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