De Hoop Nature Reserve: A Little Piece of Paradise in the Western Cape

Listed by Lonely Planet as one of the Top 10 Countries to visit in 2018, South Africa remains one of worlds the best international destinations for a long-haul holiday. A country rich in history, natural beauty, and exotic wildlife, South Africa has much to offer the intrepid traveller, and while most first-time visitors tend to…

Friday’s Photoshoot: P-P-Pick Up a Penguin in Cape Town

South Africa may be famous for its Big 5, but you don’t have to go on safari to view the spectacular wildlife that this country has to offer. From your base in Cape Town, you can go whale watching, shark cage diving, and even take a day safari in one of the Western Capes many…

Perfectly Paternoster

If, like us, you are a huge fan of South Africa, then you have probably already ticked Kruger Park, Sabi Sands, the Garden Route, Cape Town, and a whole host of inland treasures off your bucket list… but if you haven’t ventured up the west coast yet – you are in for a treat! During…

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…

Self Drive Holidays along the World’s Top 10 Coastal Drives

There is nothing like a drive along the coast to blow away those cobwebs and make you appreciate life, and when you combine it with two weeks off work and the opportunity to spend some quality time with a loved one, you may just feel like a new person after your trip! Self drive holidays…

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…

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,…