Airline Flight Ticket ‘Sales’ – How Much Do You Really Save?

There was a time when a ‘sale’ meant that you could get your hands on a real bargain. End of Season Sales, January Sales, Closing Down Sales, and Last Minute Sales are all used to entice those of us who are on the lookout for cut-price goods, but since the (wonderful) invention of the World…

One of The Best Things About Travel Is…

Meeting new people… and we have met some of the most amazing people on your journeys around the world.  Old, young, rich, poor, black, white and every beautiful shade in between, the world is full of wonderful people, and here are just some that made our trips truly special…

Meet the Big Birds of the Little Karoo

If you have travelled along the world-famous Garden Route of South Africa, you most probably stopped off at Oudtshoorn along the way to visit one of the many Ostrich Farms. The largest flightless bird in the world (imagine if they could fly!), Ostriches really are funny looking creatures, and as we found out during our…

The Cape Argus Cycle Tour – Our Most Popular FAQ’s

If you are one of the 35,000 or so cyclists who are thinking about entering the Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour in 2014, you probably have a huge list of questions about the tour itself, and your travel arrangements to South Africa (unless you are lucky enough to live there!). Having ‘been there and…

A-Z of Travel – Unforgettable Holiday Destinations

If, like us, you work hard and play hard, your annual or bi-annual holiday is a time to rest, relax and recharge your batteries. A time to slow down, sit back and enjoy the little things that we are normally too busy or too stressed to take pleasure in, holidays, be it family holidays, adventure…

A-Z of Travel – A is for Africa…

Well, I may have missed the A-Z blogging Challenge of April 2013, but a new month brings new ideas, I as we have 26 days left in May (one for each letter of the alphabet), I thought I would challenge myself to write an A-Z on Travel! When I first started blogging back in January…

Is South Africa a Dangerous Place to Visit?

Two of the most common questions we get asked by travellers who dream of visiting South Africa are, “is it safe” or “isn’t it dangerous?”, and while I can fully understand these questions (thanks mainly, to irresponsible journalism), I struggle to understand, why, after all these years, South Africa does not have the safe and…

Quad Biking in Walker Bay – The Perfect End to a Perfect Day

If you have ever experienced shark cage diving or whale watching in South Africa, you have most probably been to, or heard about, Walker Bay. A gorgeous wind-swept bay located between False Bay and Cape Agulhas in the Western Cape Province, Walker Bay not only attracts some of the largest Great White Sharks and whales…

Chitwa Chitwa – The Perfect Destination for a Unique Safari Experience

A luxurious safari lodge situated in the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve, Chitwa Chitwa is quite simply one of the most beautiful properties I have ever seen. Nestling unobtrusively within the South African Bush, this stylish lodge overlooks the largest perennial lake within the game reserve, and if you are looking for a truly unique…