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Sunset from the Top of Table Mountain

This past weekend my family and I decided to take advantage of the Table Mountain Sunset Special rates. What a perfect way to end a Sunday - this was a magical experience which the kids especially enjoyed. Read more >


Calling Adventurous Travellers

Author of the highly acclaimed 'Do NOT Take this Road to El-Karama', Chris Harvie is planning another expedition and looking for travelling companions. Read more >


Get that Turkey Stuffed

One of our esteemed Portfolio assessors - she who brought you the lemoncello recipe recently - provided this delectable sounding recipe for turkey stuffing. Thanks again, Irene! We bet Christmas dinner at your home is a veritable feast! Read more >

Wild Animals Stalk Stellenbosch Streets

Stellenbosch residents may be startled to find a cheetah stalking them as they make their way through town over the next few months. Read more >


Due to popular demand our area assessor for the Garden Route and Western Cape, Wendy, has very kindly sent us a few more pictures of Cubby out on the water. Read more >


Our Beautiful Western Cape

I'd like to share a small collection of photographs I have taken around the Cape this summer - testament to how even an armature can manage to capture the magic simply by being surrounded by such gorgeous scenery. Read more >

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In Praise of Portfolio

At Portfolio we receive feedback from our guests every week. The following unsolicited comments have come from Portfolio Guide appreciators around the world and we are proud to share them with you. Read more >

Cape Agulhas Top 10

So you want to visit the Southernmost tip of Africa, but what exactly is there to do once you're at L'Agulhas besides look at the sea? Quite a bit, it turns out - especially if you're a nature lover. Read more >


10 Days to Christmas

In keeping with our ‘10 things’ this week and as we have only 10 Days to Christmas, it seems fitting to mention 10 things you could do include everyone in this year’s festivities. Read more >

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10 Things To Do in Simon's Town

Portfolio’s very own Albatross House in Simon's Town has given us a wonderfully tempting list of things to do in Simon's Town not only this summer, but all year round. If you find yourself in the Cape with an extra day or two, why not experience a few of these yourself? Read more >

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