Best Day Tours in Cape Town

Cape Peninsula tour If you are visiting Cape Town you must visit the Cape Peninsula! The Cape Peninsula is sometimes given as the meeting point of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. Thus, the west coast of the Peninsula is invariably referred to as the “Atlantic Coast”. You can be sure to find some great scenery here as well as meeting the famous …

The Best Parks to explore while visiting Cape Town

If you’re interested in visiting Cape town for volunteering or work experience, professionals from a business called Bridging Gaps will help you arrange your experience volunteering plus many other important aspects of your stay. This will make your trip a lot less stressful. Details can be found on their website through the link: Bridging Gaps Company Gardens: The Company Gardens …

Why invest in an internship abroad?

In order to participate successfully in an international internship, one has to consider investing both finance and time into the project.  We understand that this is not a simple decision to make, so here are our top 10 reasons why we feel it is worthwhile investing in an internship in Cape Town today! Increased Cultural awareness: Participating in an internship …

Spotlight local organisation of the month- The Underdog Project!

One of our Bridging Gaps volunteers Olivia from the UK, is currently lending her time and skills to assist a truly inspirational local organisation- The Underdog Project.  We want to tell you a little more about the incredible work they do and the people and animals they help on a daily basis. The Underdog project is an organisation based in …

What does Cape Town have to offer?

The seaside metropolis of Cape Town boasts an endless list of amazing things to see and do.  With stunning natural landscapes, a rich and vibrant cultural history and an all year round amazing climate, it is not surprising that the Mother City has something for everyone! It would be almost impossible for us to list every tourist attraction or leisure …

What are my transportation options for South Africa’s Garden Route?

South Africa’s Garden route is one of the most scenic and diverse drives in the world, and in recent years it has become an incredibly popular backpacking journey for young travellers from across the globe.  The glorious stretch of Indian Ocean coastline is nature’s paradise as well as being home to some of the most tranquil and beautiful hostels you …

Caring for the Cape – How to be a responsible tourist in Cape Town!

What is responsible tourism? Responsible tourism is about ensuring we only leave a positive impact on the destinations around the world that we choose to travel to.  The concept focuses on minimizing the negative impact tourism can have on local economies, people and environments, whilst encouraging a movement towards sustainability and the improvement of places for people to visit, and …

Internship and volunteer opportunities in Cape Town!

Set at the foot of the Iconic Table Mountain, the city of Cape Town is a place of incredible natural beauty, diversity and vitality.  As a visitor to the area you will encounter mountain wilderness, alluring beaches, charming wine estates and quaint harbours.  You will also find yourself appreciating the vibrancy and colour of Cape Town’s cultural heritage, as well …

FAQ’s about visiting Cape Town!

How do I get to Cape Town? We can help you arrange and book your flights to Cape Town.  All Bridging Gaps interns and volunteers are required to purchase a return flight to Cape Town international airport.  Most flights will have a layover in Johannesburg before going on to Cape Town, and once you arrive, we will meet you at …

6 Golden rules of visiting Cape Town!

All countries around the world are home to different cultures, environments, people, customs, weather, food and attractions!  This means that when travelling to a new and unfamiliar destination, there is an endless amount of information to absorb and countless decisions to be made.  This is especially true of Cape Town!  The city is bursting with eclectic cultural experiences, delicious local …