We were invited to spend the last weekend of the school holidays (and admittedly the busiest sporting weekend in recent history) at Tumbleweed Cottage in McGregor which gave us the opportunity to explore the little village as a family. After three weeks of staycationing at home, the kids were very eager to go on an adventure and visit McGregor. Yes, the little ones may have been misguided in thinking that McGregor was the garden that Peter Rabbit kept sneaking into, but Ilan knew that McGregor was a real place and the home of Ziggy, his class-sponsored donkey from Grade R. Either way, we were all ready to hit the road and discover a new place.
I was pretty convinced that there wouldn’t be a single decent smiling photo from our recent family shoot with Tabs from Grand Little Adventure, but I was so wrong! Our Kira can be four seasons in ten minutes and her chaotic behaviour properly threw out our family dynamics and set the boys off. The morning could have been a disaster, but Tabs was so relaxed and calm that she just subtly snapped away in the background and managed to capture some beautiful moments in the midst of a busy morning with young kids. I just LOVE these pics!Continue Reading
Are you keen to volunteer but not quite sure how to go about it or where to get started? Well, MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet and Better SA have the answer for you. After a year of successful operations in Joburg, they’ve brought the volunteer bus to the Mother City. It’s become known as the ‘Uber of volunteering’ because they provide an innovative hop-on hop-off mini-bus service with meaningful volunteer experiences for us locals as well as visitors.Continue Reading
We spent Saturday morning on top of Table Mountain with a bunch of other bloggers and their families for the launch of Table Mountain Cableway’s 3-for-1 CablewayKidz Season which gives South African families daily discounted rates. Children, tweens and teens alike – the Kidz Season special sees two youngsters under 18 years of age ride for free with every Kidz Season adult return ticket purchased for the special price of R250 online or at the Lower Station Ticket Office.Continue Reading
We’re parents to two young Zulu boys which means that we’ve done the flight from Cape Town International Airport to King Shaka International Airport twice as a family because our adoption journey meant flying across the country to meet our boys and bring them home. So when Travelstart asked me to share my experience of flying with kids, I could confidently say ‘been there, done that, got the giant sized Durban avo’.Continue Reading