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Erik Brits

After a brief stint as a science student, Erik Brits decided to focus passionately on bits the of the world that he could actually understand, and now he travels all over the country sourcing interesting stories for Nightjar Travel. However far and wide he travels, though, Cape Town will always be home.

Erik Brits's Latest Articles

  • 4 Must-see Baboon Pics that are totally bananas!

    Baboons are a hotly debated topic in the Western Cape, and particularly so with regards to their interactions with tourists who explore some of Cape Town’s natural treasures such as Cape Point.

  • Beyond #LoveCapeTown: Popping out to Paternoster

    I’m a big fan of Cape Town. I’ve had the luxury of living in a few other cities so I feel I can make a fair comparison, but every so often I need to get out of the Mother City. Recently, I picked Paternoster as my weekend destination, and before my girlfriend even had time to say “It’s the weekend!”, we were off.

  • Tourist in My Own City: The V&A Waterfront Dine-About

    Living in Cape Town, I’ve always used the V&A Waterfront as a quick shopping stop - a meal, groceries, new shirts, etc. Thus when I was recently invited to a dine-about at three of the Waterfront’s top restaurants, I leapt at the opportunity to try something a little different, and a lot more fun.

  • Winelands with a twist

    I have an obsession with doing things differently, which normally makes me really annoying to travel with, but occasionally I find something really cool, like my long weekend in the Robertson Winelands with my girlfriend.