Having a Whale of a Time in South Africa: But No Sharks…

If the European heat wave is starting to get you down and you are desperate for some cooler climes, now is the perfect time to pack your bags and head on down to the Western Cape of South Africa where the sun is shining, the birds are singing, and the oceans are bursting with sea…

It’s Nelson Mandela Day!

Today would have been Nelson Mandela’s 99th Birthday, and while he is sadly no longer with us to celebrate this special occasion, his legacy and his contribution to humanity is celebrated across the world with Nelson Mandela Day! 18 July was declared Nelson Mandela International Day in 2009, by the UN General Assembly who wanted…

Sundowners & Sunsets at Camps Bay Beach, South Africa

There are many places in the world where you can watch a magnificent sunset, but if you want to be surrounded by beautiful beaches, beautiful people, trendy pubs, and award-winning eateries, there is one place that stands out above the rest, and that is Camps Bay in Cape Town, South Africa. One of Cape Town’s…

Great News for Kariega as Rhino Poaching Survivor Thandi gives Birth

We were delighted to read on the Kariega Facebook Page recently that Thandi, the beautiful rhino who was poached and left to die in 2012, has given birth to a healthy calf! Kariega Game Reserve, like many other game reserves in South Africa, was the victim of poaching in March 2012, when Thandi and two…

A Taste of Africa

You only have to browse through the pages of our Blog to see that we are huge fans of Southern Africa, and while we have been lucky enough to visit some of the most luxurious game reserves, stunning boutique hotels and cosmopolitan cities, we have also taken the road less travelled, and witnessed the true…

Travel from Namibia to South Africa by Bus

Travelling throughout Southern Africa is a ‘Dream Holiday’ for many, but the distances are vast, and the international flights can soon push up the overall cost of your trip… so how do you travel from South Africa to Namibia, Botswana to Zambia, and Zimbabwe to Mozambique without blowing your budget…? Well, you will be pleased…

And the Best Cities in the World Are…

If you are looking to spend a week or two in one of the world’s best cities, somewhere where you can shop till you drop, dine to your heart’s content, dance the night away, and rely on the taxi driver to take you back to your hotel at the end of a long day, you…