African Inspirations – A Touch of Colour to Brighten up Your Wednesday

Bright, beautiful and bursting with a kaleidoscope of colours, South Africa has to be one of the most fascinating countries on planet earth, but rather than share another safari album or pictures of our latest wine lands meander, I thought I would treat you to a splash of African Inspiration this Wednesday afternoon! From stunning…

This is My South Africa… What does Yours Look Like?

On the day that Nelson Mandela is laid to rest at his family home in Qunu, I thought I would dedicate this blog to South Africa, the country he was willing to die for. We literally have thousands of photos of South Africa, but here are just a few of my own favourites, along with…

Escape to the Western Cape!

After a warm and sunny week in the Algarve, we have returned to wind, rain and rather chilly temperatures – leaving us in no doubt that winter is most definitely on its way! We are approaching November, so we shouldn’t be surprised, but after a long and (unusually) warm summer this year, the thought of…

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…