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…

South Africa’s Big 5 – Up Close & Personal

One of the greatest experiences in my life to date is the South African Safari we took last December.  An amazing opportunity to see wild animals living in their natural habitat rather than caged up in some zoo, it was a truly wonderful experience, and if, like me, you are an animal lover, I would…

A Luxury Escorted Tour of South Africa

If you dream of visiting South Africa, taking in the ‘Mother City’ of Cape Town, the wine regions of Stellenbosch and Paarl, and a malaria free safari experience in the Eastern Cape, then one of the best ways to do so is with a luxury escorted tour. Grand tours of South Africa are widely promoted,…

Tailor Made Travel

If you are looking for an experiential travel package, something that includes your dream destinations, your preferred hotels, and only your favourite activities, then it may be time to ditch those dated holiday brochures and get in touch with a modern tour operator that can tailor make the holiday of your dreams. Today’s traveller is…

Travelling on Trend – What not to pack

In this world, there are two types of travellers – those who pack light, and those who do not! Falling into the latter category, I am regrettably one of those who cannot bear the thought of travelling with just two pairs of shoes, but after many, many trips with exceptionally heavy suitcases, I think I…

The Plight of the South African Rhino

Having witnessed the beauty of Rhinos while on safari in South Africa it is hard for me to imagine how anyone could wish to endanger this magnificent species for the sake of some ridiculous myth that the Rhino horn has medicinal properties, curable benefits and indeed magical powers! However, it is only to clear that…

A Malaria Free Safari Experience

If you have never been on Safari in South Africa then I can highly recommend you add this magnificent experience to your bucket list.  Combining the splendour of South Africa’s Big 5 (that’s Elephant, Rhino, Leopard, Lion and Water Buffalo to you and me!), with exquisite fauna and flora, stunning game reserve lodges and fearless…