Making Memories in Cape Town: Twelve Experiences To Enjoy With Your Kids

What do drone flying, a scavenger hunt in a fine arts gallery, a tea party in an enchanted forest, a duck parade on a wine estate, and a look behind the art of glassblowing all have in common? Adventure Clubs! We’ve all seen the too-many-times recycled blog posts about what to do with your kids during school holidays, listing all the same old places which are usually quite boring. We are NOT a listing service that simply tells you what’s going on around town. There are plenty of those. Nope. …

The Fight

Our eyes took in the scene on the screen, riveted in the moment, waiting for the turning point we knew was coming… Condemned to death, the knight stood, head and hands in the stocks—an angry mob jeering at him from all sides. He was not alone. His men appeared from among the crowd to stand with him, willing to brave the odds because of their sheer devotion to this man they loved. The din of the crowd rose, and the condemned man looked at his accusers—not in fear, but in …

The Adopted

Her face was etched with fatigue, but her eyes glowed with the joy of a new mom, beaming from the inside out. As she arrived at the “enchanted forest”, she sighed a breath of relief. She’d made it to an adventure – with her new baby! The moms who were already there took in the sight of her and her bouncy baby boy, who looked vastly different from her. We knew instinctively that she was a new mommy who had recently adopted for the first time. Her little cherub was …

The Work of Creating Art

Dressed in tutus and sparkly tiaras, the little ones waited, noses pressed hard against the glass, feet covered in leather slippers, and pink tights hugging little legs. They waited for their dreams to become a reality—to see a real ballerina right in front of them, spinning and leaping high into the air, toes stretched and pointed, legs extended in a graceful arabesque. Steeped in anticipation for weeks, the adventure to Meet the Ballerinas was just as exciting for parents as it was for children. Moms couldn’t keep the grins off …