The Cradle of Humankind: back to our roots…or fossils

Cradle of Humankind Have you ever wondered if the Dinosaurs lived with Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden? Have you ever seen a fossil in real-life? Have you ever secretly wanted to explore the Indiana Jones side of your personality? Well, there is only one place where you can have all your questions […]

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Blue Flag Beaches in South Africa

South Africa’s beaches boast prestigious blue flags South Africa is a country of diverse beauty, but its soft sandy stretches of beach are the tale of many a postcard and picture. Although the festive season may be a thing of the past for most, summertime has only started around the beautiful coastlines of South Africa, […]

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The Outeniqua Power Van

Boost your holiday entertainment on the Outeniqua Power Van It is Christmastime and even though you may find yourself in the Garden Route along its pristine beaches and temperate climate, the fact is that sometimes your family and especially your kids will be on the lookout for something new and exciting to do. Luckily, the […]

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Cherry Festival Between Ficksburg and Fouriesburg

The cherry on top It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Tinsel adorning shop shelves, Boney M playing on the loud speakers and bakers all around prepping their mixes for the perfect Christmas fruit cake. But what is a fruit cake without its star ingredient, cherries? No need to be nervous, the cherry harvest […]

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The Garden Route

Garden Route’s winding roads to Eden of old Although winter’s bite still seems to be lingering in springtime, summer is on the way, bringing with it all the hustle and bustle of holiday-makers, caravans, and the promise of mistletoed adventure. The Southern Cape is a year-round holiday hotspot attracting both local and international tourists to […]

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Namaqualand: colours flourish into technicolour magic.

Namaqualand opens it’s arms every year to thousands of tourists with warm, Namaqua hospitality. Get lost in the splendour of bloom time. 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 […]

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Kgalagadi Central Safari – The Northern Cape’s answer to the ‘Kruger’

The bush is a magical place. This time of year, tourists, local and international alike, flock to the Kruger National Park in droves with caffeinated thermoses and baskets filled with tasty treats to spend days travelling at low-low speeds to spot the wonders of wildlife camouflaged by the bush.  The mere experience is the reason […]

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Magical and romantic, the Island of Zanzibar

Magical and romantic, the Island of Zanzibar is a relatively undiscovered gem in Africa’s crown. Zanzibar (locally known as Unguja) or Spice Island is an extensive group of islands and islets. Located in the Indian Ocean 40 kilometres from the Tanzanian coast, the island only occupies about 1700 square kilometres. Characterized by colourful coral reefs, […]

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Namibia – exploring Africa-light

Whenever you pick up a travel magazine, one of the ‘top 10 destinations to visit’ in their countdown is always Namibia. But what exactly has adventurers so excited? What is there between the coastline and the desert that adventurers and explorers can simply not get enough of? Let’s find out.           […]

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St Francis Bay Lodge

Honeymoon Special – St Francis Bay Lodge

Our honeymoon packages starts at R550 per person sharing St Francis Bay Lodge is a modern self-catering house that has 3 levels, and is located in a secure complex situated in the Village of St Francis Bay. Perfect for a large family or a group looking for comfortable lodging, close to the beach and a […]

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Gamkaskloof

Gamkaskloof – Hell of a place or a heavenly hiatus?

Gamkaskloof It is a strange phenomenon to find a place dubbed “Die Hel” (The Hell) in the middle of Eden, a beautiful and flourishing Fynbos rich region of the Southern Cape in South Africa. Nobody can really tell you where the name comes from and historians can at best venture a guess as to why […]

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Nepal Trekking

Nepal Trip with Langtang – Gosainkunda – Helambu Trek

FIXED GROUP DEPARTURE FOR NEPAL TRIP WITH LANGTANG – GOSAINKUNDA – HELAMBU TREK 18 DAYS Starts on 2nd November, 2017 and ends on 19th November, 2017. Detailed Itinerary: This amazing adventure combines the diversity of spectacular views of the Himalayas with a vast number of exciting ethnic encounters. The highlights of Langtang Trek are numerous […]

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Riebeek Kasteel – a touch of countryside inspiration

For years I had been threatening to visit Riebeek Kasteel until finally this past summer, I made my way to this countryside destination.  Being stiflingly hot in the heart of summer, it is perhaps not the best time to go.  As our waitress at Eve’s Eatery informed us, ‘in summer it is very hot and […]

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Beautiful, Autumn, Sunday Morning Trip and a Very Big Tree.

Early Sunday morning we headed out in search of the perfect restaurant or coffee shop to have a lazy breakfast.  The next moment we decided to go to Wilderness, but as we got to Wilderness we thought that we might as well go a little further and discover Hoekwill as we have never been there.  […]

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Baylife – St Francis Bay or Cape St Francis? That is the question

A recent article spouted research on how living close to the ocean and sitting at the beach and taking in the calming sights and sounds associated, energizes and enhances brain function. That is why, this month we are traveling to the ocean, to the East Coast of South Africa, to the town of St Francis […]

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