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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Hiking gets green flag

It is true that there is no better way to experience the natural beauty of a place than to do some hiking boots, take to the trails and explore. South Africa is a treasure trove of spectacular hiking routes. Some of these routes have recently been given the coveted green flag nod, counting among the […]

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The world is your oyster – it’s time to travel more and worry less

What a wonderful and exciting experience travelling is – the freedom of exploration, the adventure of a whole new world of culture, food and people to take in. New sights, new sounds and new colours are waiting around each corner, and every moment the memoirs of your life encounter a new story. Travelling opens you […]

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Tanzania

Tanzania – wild adventure from plains to peaks From the top of Kilimanjaro to the plains of the Serengeti, the exotic wildlife, rich cultural diversity and ancient sites, Tanzania is a must on the bucket list of travellers in search of beautiful abundance. Tanzania is the largest country in East Africa, and includes the spice […]

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Hogsback – Eastern Cape

Escape to a mythical world in Hogsback Although it seems that most of the world is getting ready for summer, in South Africa, people are gearing up for winter. One of the most magical places to spend time in this winter is the quiet little town of Hogsback in the Eastern Cape. Named after its […]

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Cango – Adventure calls above and below ground

Cango – Oudtshoorn It is said that the word “Kango” is derived from the San or Khoi language, and means “Water between the Hills”. In Oudtshoorn, a town in the Klein Karoo of South Africa, the word Cango opens a world of adventure and excitement and discovery. The world famous attraction the Cango Caves spring to mind […]

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