Each episode follows presenter Iana Strydom as she travels across Cape Town via rail.
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Here’s a close-up on the areas she explores each week:
Thursday 5 October 2022
In this series premiere, Iana travels on a vintage steam train to the market town of Elgin, internationally known as the place in South Africa “where the apples come from.”
She meets Dr. Paul Clüver to explore Elgin’s food, culture, and activities.
Thursday 12 October 2022
This week Iana travels to the suburb of Athlone. Athlone is known as the home of the Gatsby and boasts a culturally diverse community of the Cape Flats.
Thursday 19 October 2022
Iana travels to Wynberg, known as the transportation hub of the Southern Suburbs. She meets with Jan De Waal to explore the history of Wynberg Village, also known as Little Chelsea.
Later she catches up with presenter Dantè Poole to get a taste of the food and culture of Wynberg.
Thursday 26 October 2022
Iana travels to Cape Town’s up-and-coming neighbourhood of Woodstock. Known for its Street Art, she meets with comedian Kurt Schoonraad to explore this urban suburb‘s food, culture, and daring activities.
Thursday 2 November 2022
Iana travels to Wellington, a small town in the Western Cape Winelands. Wellington is known for its award-winning wines and picturesque environment.
She meets with former Springbok Schalk Burger Snr to explore the town’s heritage, food, and activities.
Thursday 9 November 2022
Iana heads to Koelenhof, an uncharted part of the Cape Winelands. Koelenhof is mainly associated with its famous winery and the Winelands Light Railway.
She meets with Andries Keyser for a unique experience at the miniature train park and further explores what more this small town has to offer.
Thursday 16 November 2022
Iana’s railway adventure leads her to Muizenberg, known for being one of the best surf spots in South Africa.
Easily identifiable by its colourful beach huts, Iana meets former politician Glenn Babb to explore the food, heritage, and culture of this beach-side town.
Thursday 23 November 2022
Iana travels to the oldest township in Cape Town. Langa is known for its community, culture, and living heritage.
She meets with local tour guide Alfred Magwaca to explore the township’s history, its musical icons and to experience its abuzz nightlife.
Thursday 30 November 2022
lana travels south to Simon’s Town, located at the end of the railway line. Simon’s Town is known for its gorgeous beaches, rich history, and the colony of African penguins that call it home.
Iana meets with the town’s locals to experience its history, cuisine, and activities.
Thursday 7 December 2022
Iana travels to Worcester, the town at the other end of the railway line. Being the largest town in the Western Cape’s interior region, Worcester is located on the N1 highway making it the perfect stop for road trips.
She meets with local tour guide Suzanne Scholtz to get a taste of the food, heritage, and activities the town has to offer.
Thursday 14 December 2022
Iana’s railway adventures lead her to the heart of the Mother City. The Cape Town central business district CBD is a perfect main base for all the city’s major attractions.
She meets with Expresso’s Zoë Brown to explore the city’s rich heritage, its vast range of restaurants, and niche spots for an adrenaline rush.
Thursday 21 December 2022
Iana’s railway adventure leads her to Paarl, one of the oldest towns in South Africa, particularly known for its pearl mountain or “Paarl Rock.”
Iana meets with Martelize Brink to explore the town’s heritage, dine at the renowned Spice Route and up the ante on a crocodile cage diving experience.
Thursday 28 December 2022
This week Iana’s final stop for the season is a romantic getaway in Noordhoek. The train stops at Fish Hoek and you need to take taxi to Noordhoek.
Situated below the Southern Slopes of Chapman’s Peak Drive, Noordhoek valley remains one of Cape Town’s treasured destinations.
Ruan Pretorius joins Iana, and they leisurely explore this seaside town, consumed by its breath-taking views and exquisite cuisines.