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…

Walking with Lions in Cape Town

If you have ever been to Cape Town, one iconic attraction you are sure to have visited is Table Mountain.  Offering a magnificent viewpoint over the Mother City, Table Mountain is certainly worth a visit, but we decided to show or guests a different view of Cape Town on our recent trip to SA, 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…

A South African Adventure

Having just returned from three glorious weeks in sunny South Africa, I can hardly wait to get back to work so that we can share our new properties, new routes, and new adventures with our fellow world travellers. A magnificent country that never fails to impress, South Africa supersedes our expectations every time we visit,…

Want to Live Longer? Holiday More!

If you love to go away on holiday but feel guilty about spending your hard-earned cash on exotic trips abroad, you will be pleased to know that the results of a recent survey carried out by Nuffield Health and Psychotherapist Christine Webber, indicate that regular holidays are not only good for our health, but they…

Our Favourite Escorted Tours for 2013

Travel trends are much like fashion trends in that they change with the seasons, but one sector that seems to be soaring in popularity is the high-end escorted tour. No longer satisfied with a weeklong package holiday in a tourist built resort, the enterprising travellers of today are choosing exciting and interactive escorted tours, where…

Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour 2013 – Selling out fast!

The world famous Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour 2013 may have only opened for registration a week ago, but within just 3 days, 18,000 of the 35,000 spots available were booked, and the event organisers are expecting the remaining tickets to sell out fast. A magnificent 109km ride around Cape Town and its…

Taking the Garden Route

If you are thinking about visiting South Africa anytime soon then one place you simply shouldn’t miss is the illustrious garden route.  Stretching from the Western Cape right across to the Eastern Cape, this beautiful route of coastal highway will show you a range of ecologically diverse vegetation, stunning lagoons, majestic lakes, and rugged coastlines…