Silhouettes in the Sand – Strike a Pose South African Style!

South Africa might be famous for its exhilarating wildlife safari experiences, but it also offers a fantastic selection of flora, fauna and beach safaris for those who wish to experience the true beauty of this magical land. During one of our visits to SA, we were invited to stay at one of the most exclusive…

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…

Hotel Star Ratings – What’s in a number?

Since the invention of Trip Advisor, it seems most of us would rather rely on the opinions of other travellers who have “been there, done that”, than the number of stars listed by a hotel name. Why, well, every country seems to have its own star rating system and what one country deems a four-star…

5 Luxury Hotels in South Africa

As recent reports indicate we will be spending most of our travel budget on accommodation in 2012, we thought it only right that we take this opportunity to share our 5 favourite luxury hotels in South Africa with you. Anyone reading our blogs will have realised that South Africa has a truly special place in…

A step into Nature

It is very rare that one finds a place that takes your breath away, but Grootbos Private Nature Reserve in Gansbaai, South Africa is certainly one of those places. Combining luxurious five-star accommodations with the most amazing nature reserve, Grootbos is a little piece of paradise that no one visiting South Africa should miss. Our…