Stellenbosch – The Epicentre of Epicurean Travel

If you are a lover of the finer things in life, namely luxury hotels, exquisite food, and magnificent wines, then I can highly recommend you pack your taste buds and your “tastevin”, and head on down to Stellenbosch and the Winelands of South Africa. A pretty university town sitting approximately 50 kilometres from Cape Town,…

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…

Beautiful Boutique Hotels – Where You are So Much More than a Number

While I am not averse to staying in larger hotels (especially in Las Vegas!), I do feel that they lack personality, the personal touch that makes a good holiday a great holiday, and the opportunity to meet other travellers, as one might in a small boutique hotel. Larger hotels may be more cost-effective and convenient…

Fabulous South African Wedding Destinations

If you like the idea of getting married abroad, but do not fancy the ‘fabulousness’ of Las Vegas or the ‘predictability’ of a Caribbean beach wedding, why not head on down to South Africa and say you ‘I do’s’ in one of the most spectacular settings on planet earth. From luxurious hotels overlooking the sea,…

Let Me Tell You about Dawsons Game & Trout Lodge

When you travel for a living as we do (lucky, I know), you get to see hundreds of different hotels and accommodations – ranging from luxury five-star suites to charming back-packer retreats, and while many are memorable and recommendable, it is rare to come across a property that makes you say “wow”. However, during our…

Over 50s Holiday Season – Starts this Weekend!

The over 50s holiday market is one of the fastest growing travel trends, and if are one of the many tired out grandparents who have done more than your fair share of babysitting over the school summer holidays, you will be pleased to know that this weekend sees the start of the mature traveller season!…