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...
Lauren Hartzenberg 16 hours ago
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...
Andy Walker 5 Jul 2018
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.
Brian Berkman 21 Jun 2018
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.
Brian Berkman 18 Jun 2018
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.
Ruth Cooper 14 Jun 2018
Five hours on the N7 in a van is unnerving even to the most easy-going traveller. Even so, the scenery is pleasant on the eyes and good for the heart. Philadelphia, Malmesbury, Morreesburg, Piketberg for a quick pitstop to stretch legs, and off we were again...
Ilse van den Berg 4 Jun 2018
Wynand Du Toit saw a gap in the tented safari market and approached Jonathan Cohen with the idea of starting a backpacker tented camp in the Pilanesberg. Together they raised funds and with a lot of hard work, the idea became a reality...
Cari Coetzee 1 Jun 2018
De Hoop Nature Reserve, situated in the Overberg region of the Western Cape, has remained a firm fixture on many a South African travel itinerary. And it's more than worthy of bragging rights...
Lauren Hartzenberg 21 May 2018
Aquila Safaris in association with World Travel Market Africa invited us to get a taste of its own brand of wild during an overnight stay. Just two hours' drive from Cape Town, this gem of natural beauty welcomed us to its vibrant and breathtaking surrounds which could easily leave anyone in awe...
Robin Fredericks 3 May 2018
The iconic Ritz Hotel best known for it 360° revolving restaurant which sits on the 23rd floor of the hotel like an akwardly landed spaceship, has been synonymous with the Seapoint skyline since the early 70s...
Ruth Cooper 18 Apr 2018
The V&A Waterfront has launched a free audio walking tour, giving visitors insight into the history of the property and its evolution from an industrial port to one of the country's top attractions...
Lauren Hartzenberg 12 Apr 2018
Cape Town is not only a bucket list destination for its good looks, world-renowned wine and food, and bustling creativity; the city also offers a bevvy of exciting and unusual adventure activities along its many coastlines and mountain passes.
Ruth Cooper 11 Apr 2018
The Walkersons Hotel & Spa, just 10km outside of Dullstroom, is a secluded estate situated on a beautiful nature reserve and nestled between rolling hills. A perfect location for some serious R&R.
Ruth Cooper 4 Apr 2018
The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa has long been revered as one of the most beautiful venues in Cape Town, aptly situated along the rocky Twelve Apostle-lined Atlantic coastline, and not lacking a dozen reasons to fall in love with everything about it...
Angie White 23 Mar 2018
About 30 minutes out of Cape Town en route to Tulbagh, I look in the rearview mirror and see my sister's face, happily stuck between my two nephews on either side of her. But, we all know these moments don't last very long...
Ilse van den Berg 16 Mar 2018
When your chef has 'live to cook' tattooed down his forearm, the expectation of something delicious to eat is already set. Add to that reports that he worked in starred restaurants in Europe and at Ellerman House in Cape Town, Omar Koenen - the recently appointed head chef at AtholPlace Hotel & Villa in Johannesburg - has a pretty high bar to clear.
Brian Berkman 6 Mar 2018
The Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton is situated in the heart of Johannesburg city's upscale business district - a prime location which is only minutes away from attractions such as Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton City shopping centre and many restaurants.
Kim Lawrence 9 Feb 2018
Although the fruit industry is the major Grabouw employer, two retirees who have changed focus to the hospitality industry believe that tourism will be the key force for good in the valley.
Brian Berkman 9 Feb 2018
With the Sentinel looming large over the bay that is caressed by Chapman's Peak scenic drive, Hout Bay may be unique in its combination of curvaceous beach, working harbour and fish factories, exclusive enclaves and costly homes as well as a large informally housed community.
Brian Berkman 5 Feb 2018
Travel bloggers and influencers have become responsible for providing authentic travel experience to their readers, from destination travel best practices to providing insight into enhancing travel adventures...
Dawn Jorgensen 16 Jan 2018
Tucked away in the suburbs of Paarl, you will find The Light House Boutique Suites. A beautiful boutique hotel which is both charming and homely, yet incredibly luxurious and glamorous and all topped with personalised and attentive service.
Ruth Cooper 13 Dec 2017
The speedboat glided effortlessly over the see-through water and slowed down as we entered the bay. Luckily we were on the first shipment out, so we had some time to get a good spot on the beach. Soon it would be crowded with almost all the Sinfonia passengers...
Ilse van den Berg 12 Dec 2017