When is the Best Time of Year to Visit South Africa?

Frequently voted as one of the best countries in the world for a long-haul holiday, South Africa is a destination quite unlike any other. Stunning beaches, cosmopolitan cities, an abundance of wildlife, off-the-road-adventures, beautiful hotels, endless sightseeing activities, vibrant flora and fauna, safari game drives, cultural tours, gourmet dining, water-based excursions, wine-tasting tours, whale watching,…

A Summer’s Day in Muizenberg: South Africa’s Surfers Paradise

Muizenberg is cool, it’s colourful, and it comes to life during South Africa’s summer months, and if your idea of the perfect weekend is catching waves, chilling on the beach, and drinking ice cold beer as the sun sets over the ocean, then this could be the ultimate destination for your next spring break. Just…

Looking for Luxury or Adventure in 2016? Book Your Visit to South Africa!

Luxury travel gurus Virtuoso have been at it again, and after searching the world for the very best global destinations and adventure destinations for our 2016 holiday, they have compiled 2 lists that will inspire the most experienced of travellers. The world’s best holiday destinations are just waiting to be discovered in 2016, and if…

Friday’s Photo Shoot: A Taste of Africa

If you follow our blog, you will have realised by now that we are simply besotted with Africa, Southern and Eastern Africa in particular, and once you take a peek at our favourite holiday snaps, we think you will understand why! A land of diverse landscapes, beautiful beaches, endless safari experiences, exquisite flora and fauna,…

South Africa’s West Coast Peninsula – Unspoilt, Unsurpassed, Unforgettable

When planning a tailor-made South African Holiday, most people request Cape Town, the Western Cape Winelands, Hermanus, the Garden Route, and a Safari Experience in Kruger National Park or the Malaria Free Eastern Cape, but travellers rarely ask about The West Coast Peninsula. An area renowned for its laid back atmosphere, spectacular scenery, and delicious…

Birds of Africa – Simply Amazing

I must admit, I have always found birds to be a little bit boring… But on our recent trip to South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe, I learned to appreciate the true beauty of our feathered friends, and I am now their number #1 fan! Intelligent, incredibly beautiful, and a real pleasure to observe in their…

Heavenly Hermanus – A Whale Coast Treasure

A quiet town on the southern coast of South Africa’s Western Cape Province, Hermanus has long been a popular holiday hotspot with South African tourists, but thanks to its prime position on the ‘Whale Coast’ and gorgeous selection of boutique accommodations, this little gem is fast becoming a ‘must see’ for international travellers. Hermanus is…

Cheapest Cities in the World to Visit this Summer

Having just returned from Florence, Italy, where a cup of tea costs €6.00, a glass of wine costs €6.50 (yes, that’s a glass – not a bottle!), and an ice-cream or ‘gelato’ starts at €4.00 a scoop, I was happy to come across TripAdvisors latest TripIndex survey, which highlights the Cheapest Cities in the World…