Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa – more than just a mountain, SA Ventures

Cape Town, South Africa – more than just a mountain

Cape Town has a famous landmark said to be one of the official Wonders of the World Yes, Cape Town has a famous landmark said to be one of the official Wonders of the World, and yes, it is the backdrop for many “wish you were here” moments, but there is so much more to […]

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Cape Town – Western Cape South Africa

Cape Town, an important port city and one of South Africa’s major tourist attractions The Western Cape lies at the southernmost point of the African continent, washed by the Atlantic Ocean on its western shoreline and the Indian Ocean in the south. Its provincial neighbours are the Northern Cape to the north and Eastern Cape […]

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Namaqualand

Namaqualand, colours flourish into technicolour magic  Spring is in the air, and in an arid region of South Africa and Namibia extending along the west coast over 1,000 kilometres and encompassing a total area of 440,000 square kilometres, spring is bursting out in glorious colour on the ground. Annually celebrating the end of winter, the […]

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Great Canyons

Trek to the great canyons around the world Life is full of mountains and valleys, but unlike convention would have you believe, not all valleys in life are bad – some of them are quite magnificent. There are hundreds of different canyons around the world, but I have chosen 5 must-see beauties, definitely worth a […]

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Australia

Australia is a country famed for much more than kangaroos, didgeridoos, an opera house and “shrimp on the barbie”, and it definitely has more to offer than rugby and cricket stadiums. This tourist friendly island continent is the 6th largest country by area in the world with popular cities like Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide and […]

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The Karoo

Escape to the silent majesty of the Karoo Does the thought of the looming winter season press heavily on your soul? Plan a recharge getaway to the simple life in the Karoo, the semi-desert natural region in South Africa. Fill your heart with cloudless skies, endless desertscapes and silence that is sure to quash any […]

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Switzerland

Visit the Easter Bunny’s lair amidst the snow-capped peaks of Switzerland It is Easter time, the season of chocolate, and where better to get your chocolate fix than the place synonymous with this decadent delicacy, but also a place of culture, beautiful scenery and yodelling – a place called Switzerland. Famed for much more than […]

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To cruise or not to cruise, that is the question…

…a question I am happy to comment on. Whether you are planning a 3 week getaway somewhere exotic, a world tour or just want to break away for a few days, a cruise is always an incredible low-stress way to travel. The only stressful thing will be deciding on where to go, because the horizon […]

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The Month of Love

February is the month of love, no matter where you live in the modern world. Everywhere you look, you see a hundred different red hues, and chocolates don messages of love and the price of flowers shoots for orbit. If you are a traveller at heart, agencies will want to sell you on the love-destinations […]

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2019 is sporting fireworks

The New Year is finally here and what an incredible year to be a sporting enthusiast. Get 2019 off to a flying start and book your sporting adventures early. You don’t even have to go for the final score; just go for the scenery, the fireworks and the drama of new and undiscovered places. No […]

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Walking the Camino

Camino de Santiago After all the craziness of the silly season, most people need a holiday from the holiday. How about a pilgrimage in the north-western region of Spain by taking on the Camino de Santiago? In English it translates “The Way of Saint James”, a route many use as a path towards spiritual growth. […]

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7 Reasons to Travel in 2019

7 Reasons to Travel in 2019 With advances in communication and the ease of modern-day travel, the world has truly become a small place. To those with the means and the adventurous spirit, new experiences, new cultures and new destinations are commonplace. “The bucket list” is more than just a movie starring Morgan Freeman and […]

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Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest – prost to the most and cheers to the beers It is October and although the Southern Hemisphere is exchanging a winter wardrobe for a summer one, things are cooling down in the North. What is hot in the North this time of year however, is the Oktoberfest, the world’s largest Volksfest (or travelling […]

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Island paradise of Mauritius

Mauritius – your endless summer starts here Palm trees, coconuts, endless stretches of pristine beaches, and the unmistakable smell of tan lotion are holiday vibes that translate language and culture across the planet, and one of the top destinations dreamed about is the idyllic island paradise of Mauritius. The island nation of Mauritius is an […]

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The whacky and wonderful world of the Robertson Wine Valley

Robertson Wine Valley No matter what time of year it is, when we want to celebrate, we toast with a glass of grapy goodness. Winters are rich with red wines, Port and Muscadel while summers are light and playful with an array of sparkling and white wines. One of the best places to celebrate any […]

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