Tsitsikamma National Park – A Place of Sparkling Water

Referred to as “The Garden of the Garden Route”, Tsitsikamma National Park is a pioneering marine reserve with indigenous forests, deep gorges, rugged coastlines, and all the white sandy coves you could possibly need to top up your tan while in South Africa. A great place for families and couples to get away for the…

Take the Garden Route – South Africa

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 that might…

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…

A-Z of Travel – E is for Escorted Tours

If you had asked me to take an Escorted Tour some 10 years ago, I would have most probably said “no”, quite simply because the thought of sitting on a crowded coach with 30 other travellers is not my idea of a holiday! However, fast-forward those 10 years – and my opinion on escorted tours…

Travel Agency or Tour Operator?

When it comes to booking your next holiday will you be heading down to your local Travel agency or booking via a Tour Operator? Well they both book holidays so you might think the difference between these two entities is irrelevant, but if you are looking for a unique travel experience to a destination that…

South Africa – an escorted adventure

If you dream of visiting the beautiful countries that sit beneath the equator such as South America, Oceania and South Africa, then why not make 2012 your year to turn those dreams into reality!  With daily flights from most main European airports and a whole range of self-drive and escorted tours to choose from, your…