OUDEKRAAL/CAPE TOWN: Dream away at this beautiful little beach

An idyllic spot where you can dream away and just enjoy your day in the sunshine: Oudekraal Beach.

It’s one of these places that is just magical. You can have a little braai, a bit of a swim or just lay down on the beach and enjoy the beautiful view around you. If you’re lucky, you can even have your own private beach for a little bit (I’ll tell you where to go now)!

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LIFESTYLE: Finding your way in a new country

It’s probably one of the scariest things when you move to another country for a little while – not knowing what’s going to happen. 

People tend to be  scared of the unknown. Some people dream about traveling the world but never do it. Other people want to go work in another part of the world, but never take the big step. In my opinion, one of the biggest reasons is that they don’t know how it’s gonna be. What if it doesn’t work out the way you want it? What if your dreams are better than what your experience is going to be like in real life?

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RONDEBOSCH COMMON/CAPE TOWN: One of the nicest places to run in Cape Town

All pictures Copyright © 2014 Herman Jordaan

As much as I’m tempted to just relax at the pool, go to the beach or have a lovely braai & some drinks
with friends.. I definitely try to save some time to be active!

One of the things I’ve been doing since I was small is running. I had times that I ran 3-5 a week but also times that I couldn’t remember the last time I was wearing running shoes. Here in Cape Town, there’s loads of cool places to do trail running (more on that another time). It’s very awesome and you definitely can’t say you don’t feel anything afterwards. However, being from Holland I’m used to flat roads to run on. So whenever I don’t feel like a huge workout, I go road running at Rondebosch Common!

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