This is an ongoing series of interviews! Chats with local photographers and photojournalists about their work and lives, our country, and how visual storytelling can contribute to stronger communities.
Each interview includes some of my and their favourite photographs and lots of lekker vibes.
Keen to explore a specific part of our sprawling city? I’ve put together a few fun guides to Cape Town’s favourite neighbourhoods. Packed with info on the best things to see, do, and eat!
5 Beautiful natural attractions & experiences in Cape Town
Two years ago Cape Town was named the most biodiverse city in the world, with more species of animals and plants living in and immediately
Diving into the deep South
Cape Town: the Mother of South Africa. We all know (and love, don’t get me wrong) the white, bosomy sands of Clifton 1st through 4th,
Local’s guide to the best Cape Town tours & experiences
There is so much to do in Cape Town, for so many different interests and travel styles, that it’s really impossible to condense it into
Neighbourhood Guide to Newlands, Cape Town
Newlands is such a beautiful Cape Town neighbourhood! It’s a special favourite among nature lovers for the perfection that is Newlands Forest as well as
Exploring Jonkershoek Nature Reserve
Less than 10 kilometres from Stellenbosch lies one of the most dramatic nature reserves around Cape Town. Jonkershoek Nature Reserve is a popular destination among
Lions Head hike – tips & trail information
Lion’s Head is one of the things that makes Cape Town such a brilliant city to live in – a moderate hike with incredible views,
Malva Pudding Recipe | Best South African Desert
Malva pudding is Cape Town’s favourite dessert. It’s the perfect sweet follow-up to a great braai or potjiekos, and feels terrifically celebratory even just as
Roosterkoek Recipe | South Africa’s Favourite Braai Bread
In South Africa, braai is king. Whether you’re celebrating a great rugby match, revelling in the fact that it’s a beautiful Sunday, or just trying
Peppermint Crisp Tart | Top South African Dessert Recipe
South Africa has produced a number of mouth-watering desserts that the world should know about. A popular favourite, alongside the ever-excellent South African milk tart
Cape Town’s indigenous plantlife | Local flora and conservation efforts
Cape Town is one of the most biodiverse cities in the world, and is at the centre of the world’s smallest and richest plant kingdom.
Guide to living sustainably in Cape Town
While living sustainably as an individual doesn’t affect much of the big picture stuff, like carbon emissions, it can still do a lot of good.
Moving from protest to resistance: a case for non-violent civil disobedience in South Africa’s climate movements
It is incredibly difficult to make people take meaningful action on climate change and biodiversity loss, as has been made clear over the past 30
About Wander Cape Town
This blog is a bit of a passion project mine. It began as a kind of home travel blog, exploring the experiences and attractions of Cape Town, my own city, for visitors and locals. It’s still that, but it’s expanding into a resource on everything in Cape Town. With interviews, guest posts by local experts, and a focus on environmental sustainability and conscious exploration.
So, on Wander Cape Town, you’ll find tips on what to do for different budgets and interests, and the various opportunities for adventure. Along with information on Cape Town’s natural environment, sustainability efforts, and a bunch more.