Category Archives: Africa

Penguins at Boulders Beach

I arrived at the Penguin sanctuary at Boulders Beach, Cape Town and was just bowled over by how adorable these little African birds are! Cape Town has some of the world’s most scenic coast line and a great day trip is to drive down the coast until you reach the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point, […]


Swimming with Penguins or Sharks?

I had a free day in Cape Town while my family went to visit Robben Island, the former prison that housed Nelson Mandela for 27 years. Instead of a history tour, I spent the day at the beaches in Cape Town’s Muizenberg and St James suburbs and had an afternoon adventure at the Cape Town Aquarium. […]