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My favorite things to do in Cape Townleyre_paniagua (Leyre Paniagua)
Top Casual Dining Restaurants in Cape Towntheblondeabroad (Kiersten Rich) I made my own home-away-from-home in Cape Town, South Africa, and ended up basing myself there for the past three years. With so many good things to offer—the gorgeous weather, stunning landscapes, diverse cuisine, café culture, and vibrant nightlife—it’s hard to resist. These are some of my favorite casual restaurants in Cape Town!
Insta-Worthy Spots in Cape Towntheblondeabroad (Kiersten Rich) Ever visit a place that so completely steals your heart and soul that you feel like you never want to go back home? That’s what happened to me in Cape Town. I fell in love with the magical city by the sea and lingered literally for years.
Where To Go For Great South African Winesteve (Steven Rabkin) With expertly grown grapes that produce some of the most flavorful wine on the planet, South African wine districts are plentiful and thriving. For any wine lover wanting to try rich Bordeaux blends or premium cool Sauvignon Blanc, look no further than this list of the best wine regions in the country.
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Historic Sites in South Africasteve (Steven Rabkin) From archaeological treasures to towering monuments, these historical destinations represent some of the most impactful aspects of the expansive history of South Africa.
Wine farmprofitalways98 (Oluwatosin Agbaje) Manufacturing of Wine
Places I've beenoconnors2009 (Teresa O’Connor)
Purple Colored Places Around the Worldseeker (Seeker Editors) Embrace rows of fresh lavender in the south of France, or dance beneath neon-lit indigo sculptures along the Singapore coast line. Here are our favorite, uniquely purple-colored destinations from around the world.
Most Adventurous National Parks Around The Worldseeker (Seeker Editors) If you are an adrenaline junkie look no further, we have selected some of the most *iconic*, adventurous national parks around the entire world so that you can start planning your next exploration. Whether you want to raft through rushing rivers, hike dramatic peaks, or witness incredible wildlife, check out these famous destinations for some major adventuring inspo.
Pastel Colored Destinations For Springseeker (Seeker Editors) Spring is here! We are already planning our next aesthetic getaway to the most adorable, pastel-painted destinations across the planet. These vibrantly colored spots not only represent the vibe of the season but have fun activities, cozy cafes, coastal views, and (very importantly) photo-op-worthy locations. Touring a hidden Scottish village or strolling down a canal in France, nothing elevates a vacay like a pale-hued rainbow of pinks, yellows, blues, and more.
Travel Bucket Listthe.vagrant.optimist (Josh Wicks) Yes, this is my geographic Bucket List! Some of these places are on the list because they align with my interests, while other places are on the list because I've felt a calling to go there and figure out why. #seekerchallenge
Epic Destinations For Surfing Around The Worldseeker (Seeker Editors) We finally decided to put together a little list for the surfers out there- and this one is seriously epic. Whether you just got your first board or have been riding the waves for a while, these destinations offer up diverse waves for all levels and an incredibly friendly surf community. Whether it's along the coast of Ireland or Indonesia- this world has no shortage of prime surfing destinations. So grab your board and let's check out the waves- Summer is just around the corner after all.
LGBTQ+ Friendly Citiesseeker (Seeker Editors) This year travel to destinations that embrace all with wide open arms and rainbow colors. Stroll along historic pathways in NYC at the birthplace of Pride or party all night long down under at Sydney's famous LGBTQ+ Mardi Gras celebration- the possibilities of LGBTQ+ travel are endless, colorful, and exciting. Whether you prefer more low-key activities like cozying up in a coffee shop or want to get lost in the sparkling nightlife culture of a new country, we have the place for you. With access to history, culture, and yes- parties, add these exciting destinations to your LGBTQ+ travel list.
Most Beautiful Sunsets Around The Worldseeker (Seeker Editors) Every evening there is a magical display of pigmented purples and reds painting the entire sky as the sun dissolves into the distance, and while some people may take this for granted- we take aesthetics *very* seriously at Seeker (no shade). We love soaking in the warm, orangey hues of the sun while sipping on a cool cocktail beachside, and we have kept note of the most breathtaking sunsets around the world for anyone else who feels similarly. Embrace nature's most phenomenal gift, and consider these gorgeous destinations we have selected for your next life-changing sunset.
Places I’m Goingcarmenb_81 (Cookie B)
Hikes around the worldchiefseeker (Jody Vandergriff) My bucketlist of trails to conquer one day
Most Random Bucket Liststillontheroad (Giada Matera) *needs a list where randomly putting all the cool spots, restaurants, experiences found around*
Pools with Viewspostcardsfromcate (Cate Misczuk)
Africa Bucket Listthegoddess_pallas (Pallas-Amenah Morgan) My top 10 countries to visit in the African continent - hint: it's much more than safaris and villages! #seekerchallenge #DoBeforeIDie
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27 of the Most Remote Restaurants in the WorldRead more...
How far would you travel for the perfect pint, celebrity chef meal, or creatively-crafted cocktail? Some of the most exemplary epicurean endeavors are a long plane, train, or car ride from civilization. Or, in some cases…. multiple modes of transport until you’re literally in the middle of nowhere. From the middle of the ocean to […]
8 Places to Travel Boujee on a BudgetRead more...
There’s simply no denying the fact that 2020 threw us all for a loop. The COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on life as we know it, putting all of our plans on pause for the foreseeable future. Although the boredom and loneliness of quarantine may have gotten to you, your wallet is likely thanking you for […]
The Most Unusual Places to Sleep, According to 12 Travel ExpertsRead more...
Years of traveling paints a pretty clear picture of what a “normal” hotel experience is, but these travelers stepped (way) outside the box. Waking up to elephants outside of your window in South Africa, hostels reimagined from *actual* forts on remote islands off the coast of France, hotels sculpted entirely of ice in Quebec (brrr), […]
7 of the Best Things to Do on South Africa’s Route 62Read more...
Route 62 runs across South Africa. linking the Western and Eastern Cape Provinces, providing a thin lane of black top that holds the promise of adventure and many hidden treasures. It’s not a journey that should be rushed, so roll down the windows, put a good song on the radio, and allow yourself a few […]
8 Purple Places You Need to Add to Your Bucket ListRead more...
Can’t talk right now — we’re doing cartwheels in France’s fragrant lavender fields and running around futuristic, purple-hued parks in Singapore. It’s a lifestyle, ya know? But for real, once you see some of the world’s best purple places, you’ll want to switch that vacation responder on and bask in the magic of magenta. These […]
The Blonde Abroad’s Guide to a Weekend in Cape TownRead more...
Ever visit a place that so completely steals your heart and soul that you feel like you never want to go back home? That’s what happened to me in Cape Town. I fell in love with the magical city by the sea and lingered literally for years. I made my own home away from home […]
36 of the Most Colorful Places in the WorldRead more...
Curiously crimson landscapes that are (somehow) natural and Gatorade-level hues of blue are found in droves across our travel rainbow—along with every other eclectic shade in between. Mother Nature formed and human-made alike, these destinations provide a hearty dose of monochromatic magnificence that’ll have you reconsidering your favorite color left and right. Toss out everything you […]
33 of the Best Things to Do in Cape TownRead more...
Cape Town: a coming-together of landscapes, cultures and cuisines. This unique, mesmerizing city —crowned by the magnificent Table Mountain National Park—continues to enchant everyone who visits. The Mother City has a lot to offer, from gorgeous natural getaways to multicultural city streets. If you’re looking for a perfect Cape Town itinerary (but not sure where to start), […]
The Biggest Pride Parades Around the World 2022Read more...
Each June, we honor the anniversary of Stonewall Uprising: the historic event that marked the start of the modern movement for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex and asexual rights (LGBTQIA+) across the globe. To celebrate, hundreds of Pride parades will take place in every nook and cranny of the world. With demonstrations, seminars, parties, […]
27 of the Best 420 Events Around the WorldRead more...
Cannabis rallies, festivals and parties have been around since the 70’s as a way to celebrate, educate, and protest weed laws around the world. Typically popping up on or around April 20th, 420 friendly events provide one day of freedom and fun with like-minded pals. While we love having something to look forward to, we […]
21 Boozy Travel Destinations For Wine LoversRead more...
When Jesus turned water into wine, he was really onto something. If the Nobel Prize was around back then, he would have won for chemistry, economics, peace, and medicine. Since Jesus’ time, a few others have turned water into wine (with the helpful addition of a few other ingredients), and all over the world, people […]
10 Amazing Volunteer Vacations for Animal LoversRead more...
Animal lover seeking an adventure with purpose? You may want to consider a volunteer vacation. Volunteer holidays are life-altering experiences where travelers have unique opportunities to get their hands dirty and make a direct, ethical impact on animals, both domestic and wild, around the world. Not only can you help locals with rescue and conservation […]
10 Hotel Pools With The Best Views In The WorldRead more...
There’s no need to pay extra for a room with a view if your hotel’s pool already offers one. From cityscapes to lush jungles, ocean views and wildlife reserves, we’ve scoured the globe for the most epic and jaw-dropping vistas you can visit yourself. So, grab your swim gear and start exploring the 10 hotel […]
Constitution Hill and 5 Other Must See Nelson Mandela Sites in South AfricaRead more...
There are a number of South African museums and heritage sites you can visit if you want to celebrate our most well-known statesman, Nelson Mandela’s, centenary. But most who visit these sites are usually in search of something a little more. They’re usually looking for a way to get more closely acquainted with the man […]