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A forest getaway at Platbos

A two-hour drive from Cape Town, and just past Stanford, is a magical green oasis in the form of an ancient milkwood forest. Somewhat of an anomaly this lush 40 hectare forest has survived and flourished against all odds...

By Ruth Cooper 3 days ago

Chic with a little cheek at the Franschhoek Boutique Hotel

When an establishment calls its rooms boudoirs, you know it hides something a little sassy beneath its sophisticated veneer that deserves exploring...

By Nicci Botha 3 days ago

The bounty of Babylonstoren

Fortunately, my line of work allows me to dine and drink at some of our best local offerings (no complaints here); however last Friday was the first time that I was lucky enough to experience the amazing Babel at Babylonstoren in Paarl.

By Ruth Cooper 24 Jun 2016

Cosy up to winter travel on Cape Country Routes

South African winters are synonymous with cold and harsh conditions. For many professionals, the long stress-free, sunny days of a December holiday is in the distant future....

23 Jun 2016

Ten reasons why you should explore the Makgadikgadi Pans

For the majority of the year, the Makgadikgadi Pans is extremely desolate, waterless and arid. However, during the wet season, Makgadigadi offers excellent wildlife viewing...

By Jarred Manasse 22 Jun 2016

Hotel group's new ad campaign sees guests in tears

aha Hotels and Lodges' latest marketing campaign titled "We Know It's Hard to Say Goodbye" sees guests in tears...

17 Jun 2016

A trip to Europe will change you forever

The world is a big old place and sometimes one of the biggest travelling challenges can actually be deciding where to venture to next.

By Ginny Copestake 17 Jun 2016

Snug as a bug at the Capital Mirage

Arriving at the Capital Mirage, the location is the first detail that gets you excited with a variety of trendy spots and coffee shops literally down the road...

By Angie White 15 Jun 2016

Spend a night at the Great Barrier Reef

Airbnb, the community-driven hospitality company, has announced the listing of a bedroom surrounded by one of the largest natural wonders on the planet: the Great Barrier Reef.

10 Jun 2016

Tallest slide at sea delivers thrill factor

The world's largest cruise ship, Royal Caribbean International's Harmony of the Seas, is home to the tallest slide: Ultimate Abyss...

7 Jun 2016

Bangkok's grande dame gets a nip and tuck

For 140 years authors have gravitated to the elegant calm and sweet-scented air of Bangkok's famous riverside hotel, The Mandarin Oriental Bangkok...

By Brian Berkman 3 Jun 2016

Thailand tuk-tuks set loose in SA

Starting in Johannesburg, STA Travel, in partnership with Tourism Thailand, let loose a bunch of branded tuk-tuks that commuters will be able to take advantage of...

2 Jun 2016

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