Sanlam Top Destination Awards announces 2018 winners
Sanlam Top Destination Awards announces 2018 winners

The Sanlam Top Destination awards ceremony 34 accommodation establishments walk away with the winning title of top destination...

21 Sep 2018

Luxe living at the Lanzerac: Why you should visit this Stellenbosch icon
Luxe living at the Lanzerac: Why you should visit this Stellenbosch icon

As we drove up the long, tree-lined driveway into Lanzerac Wine Estate I knew that the next 24 hours were going to be special.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 19 Sep 2018

Five popular visa-free destinations for South Africans
Five popular visa-free destinations for South Africans

South Africa may be falling apart, but at least your passport is still good for something. You don't need a visa to get into a multitude of beautiful and fascinating countries...

By Jason Snyman 18 Sep 2018

Here's to entering the West Coast way of living
Here's to entering the West Coast way of living

I recently got to experience the blooming Spring season on a road trip to the West Coast, which is just about an hour and a half's from Cape Town; and although the flower season is nearing its end, it sure does make for an amazing sight...

By Robin Fredericks 18 Sep 2018

All the opulent, old-world charm of the Oyster Box Hotel
All the opulent, old-world charm of the Oyster Box Hotel

If you've ever been to the five-star Oyster Box Hotel you'll know all about the high ceilings, palm-leaf fans, and pops of lighthouse red-and-white stripes everywhere you look, with high tea a daily occurrence. Here's why you shouldn't miss this revamped KwaZulu-Natal classic...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Sep 2018

Benguela Cove: more than just a wine farm
Benguela Cove: more than just a wine farm

Drinking a glass of bubbly is not what I particularly felt like when I arrived at Benguela Cove on a cold and rainy winter's morning...

By Ilse van den Berg 12 Sep 2018

How to protect yourself from timeshare scams
How to protect yourself from timeshare scams

Wherever a market exists, deceptive or fraudulent activity can also be present and the same is true for the timeshare industry...

Issued by Vacation Ownership Association of Southern Africa 10 Sep 2018

Book into a farm cottage for a getaway that brings you nearer to nature
Book into a farm cottage for a getaway that brings you nearer to nature

Agritourism or farm stays is a growing hospitality sector and the reasons why are clear: better bang for the buck and an opportunity to be nearer to nature...

By Brian Berkman 6 Sep 2018

5 reasons to attend the 2018 Getaway Show
5 reasons to attend the 2018 Getaway Show

The Getaway Show will be held at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg from 14-16 September 2018...

4 Sep 2018

Why the Garden Route is the businessman's ideal playground
Why the Garden Route is the businessman's ideal playground

Golf and mountain biking have become two favourite pastimes - especially for South African businessmen...

By Duane Stacey 29 Aug 2018

Enjoy ultimate relaxation with a cruise vacation
Enjoy ultimate relaxation with a cruise vacation

If it is relaxation you are after - and who isn't - then a cruise vacation is very hard to beat. Unpack just once and be transported from one glam stop to the next...

By Brian Berkman 22 Aug 2018

#TriedAndTested: Meandering in the Midlands in the new Ford EcoSport
#TriedAndTested: Meandering in the Midlands in the new Ford EcoSport

With its newly launched EcoSport, Ford decided to properly put it to the test...

By Ilse van den Berg 15 Aug 2018

Fine Collection adds yoga offering with Chloe Yoga
Fine Collection adds yoga offering with Chloe Yoga

The Fine Collection, a sales and marketing company that represents hotels and lodges in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, and Zambia, recently partnered with Chloe Yoga...

By Brian Berkman 30 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: Cape Town unveils new Madiba statue
#Mandela100: Cape Town unveils new Madiba statue

The iconic moment in which Nelson Mandela gave his first speech as a free man...

25 Jul 2018

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Barig adds health, fitness partnerships to benefit airline employees

The Board of Airline Representatives in Germany (Barig) has expanded its range of business partnerships to now include the health, fitness and lifestyle sector...

25 Jul 2018

Comfortable weekend cruising in the new Ford Kuga
Comfortable weekend cruising in the new Ford Kuga

At the end of a week, you have to leave extra early to miss Cape Town's Friday frenzy on the roads - especially if you're heading out of town past the Hottentots Holland mountains for the weekend...

By Ilse van den Berg 24 Jul 2018

South African Airways (SAA) voted Best Airline Staff in Africa
South African Airways (SAA) voted Best Airline Staff in Africa

SAA continues to set the bar in customer service by once again winning the 'Best Airline Staff in Africa' award at the annual World Airline Awards hosted by Skytrax...

Issued by South African Airways 23 Jul 2018

Good things happen in 3s - just ask Groot Constantia
Good things happen in 3s - just ask Groot Constantia

Friday the 13th is a bit of an urban legend, eerie day for many. I remember my great-grandmother refused to set a foot out of bed on Friday the 13th. Perhaps she had a good reason...

By Ilse van den Berg 23 Jul 2018

Get high: Why Elgin's Cape Canopy tour is bucket list worthy
Get high: Why Elgin's Cape Canopy tour is bucket list worthy

It's no small wonder why people head to the mountains to recharge. The clean air and refreshing sense of space are like natural remedies for a mind bogged down with city smog and strife...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 20 Jul 2018

5 adventure activities along the Garden Route
5 adventure activities along the Garden Route

Are you planning a road trip to South Africa's Garden Route and wondering what you can get up to while you're there? From Mossel Bay to the Storms River, the Garden Route is full of adventure.

By Tatum-Lee Louw 17 Jul 2018

What to expect at the Getaway Show 2018
What to expect at the Getaway Show 2018

The 2018 edition of the Getaway Show will be held at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg from 14-16 September 2018.

11 Jul 2018

The time for South Africans to book a ski holiday is now!
The time for South Africans to book a ski holiday is now!

Ski holidays can be expensive, but by booking flights well in advance and avoiding premium destinations, such as Switzerland, South Africans can still enjoy the full experience without worrying about exceeding their budget...

Issued by Cheap International Flights 9 Jul 2018

Hands on: Facebook Local is the best travel app you won't want to download
Hands on: Facebook Local is the best travel app you won't want to download

Facebook Local is the social network's latest app feeding from its plethora of information that lets you search for things to do in your vicinity...

By Andy Walker 5 Jul 2018

SAA voted the Coolest Domestic Airline at Generation Next Awards
SAA voted the Coolest Domestic Airline at Generation Next Awards

South African Airways (SAA) has topped the charts as the airline was announced "The coolest domestic airline" at the 2018 Sunday Times Generation Next Awards...

Issued by South African Airways 22 Jun 2018

A Sandton business hotel stay that won't leave you feeling blue
A Sandton business hotel stay that won't leave you feeling blue

Where to stay in the Sandton area really depends on why you are there. While Sandton is an ever-changing landscape with buildings and road works falling and rising like a yo-yo, that it remains the money hub is a constant.

By Brian Berkman 21 Jun 2018

Schulphoek House in Hermanus introduces more eco-friendly features
Schulphoek House in Hermanus introduces more eco-friendly features

The five-star graded Schulphoek House, just three kilometres outside of Hermanus' CBD, has benefitted from a major 2017 upgrade which includes wonderful pieces of South African art and modern furniture.

By Brian Berkman 18 Jun 2018

Ultimate romance at Emily Moon River Lodge
Ultimate romance at Emily Moon River Lodge

Legend has it that Harry Mallard built a magical place for his Emily, and the love they share is said to touch all who visit Emily Moon River Lodge today...

By Jessica Tennant 15 Jun 2018

The top 10 cities for travel and play according to Mastercard
The top 10 cities for travel and play according to Mastercard

The Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index: Play shows that special cities around the world are building a brand of fun, relaxation and enjoyment for like-minded travellers...

14 Jun 2018

Unique game viewing with Gondwana's new mountain bike trails
Unique game viewing with Gondwana's new mountain bike trails

I've experienced my fair share of diverse game reserves and game drives over the years, however a recent stay at the Gondwana Game Reserve on South Africa's Garden Route, just four hours out of Cape Town, offered the most unique game viewing experience yet; upon two wheels and through the handle bars of a mountain bike.

By Ruth Cooper 14 Jun 2018

South African Airways caters for Eastern Cape business travellers
South African Airways caters for Eastern Cape business travellers

South African Airways (SAA) has added capacity to the Eastern Cape for business travellers between East London and Johannesburg...

Issued by South African Airways 11 Jun 2018

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