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Gateway to Kruger Park

I had no plans. My flight was booked – and that’s where my itinerary ended. My first ever trip to explore this part of South Africa was going to be an unscripted …

Portugal in a campervan

Our trusty app, Park4Night, has guided us to a parking lot nestled in the middle of a valley and moments away from a white sandy beach with vast boulders battered by the …

Pedalling through paradise

The early evening chants from a nearby mosque resonate through the air and drift across the bay, while in the background the lapping sound of the ocean provides an almost hypnotic rhythm. …

Into the blue: Indonesia

We roll back into the tropical water system of the Celebes Sea, into a parallel universe with a seagrass plain and coral reef, alive with sea creatures. Part of the epicentre of …

20 faces of Plett

1. Bungy jumping off Bloukrans Bridge If throwing yourself safely off a bridge sounds like fun, Bloukrans offers that – and it’s not far from Plett. While no real fitness is needed …

Russia is a riddle wrapped in mystery

I only learnt of the Russian custom to say “let’s sit down for the road” or “Присядем на дорожку” after I returned from a trip to Russia recently. It serves as a …

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Travel bucket list ideas for 2019

A travel bucket list is something most people have heard of, thought of or planned. But while the term is often used quite casually or loosely, it is important to remember what …

Make the most of your Staycation

The year is steamrolling to an end and we all feel it – we need a break! While many are counting the days to that much-deserved family holiday trip, not everyone has …

Close to home dream getaways

If an overseas trip is at the top of your wish list, but travel time and budget is an issue, you may want to explore options right here in Africa. Our neighbouring …

Our top 5 travel adventures in Botswana

The word ‘safari’ was born out of two worlds coming together; ‘safar’ being Arabic for a journey and ‘kusafiri’, the Swahili verb for “to travel.” So, while it is generally associated with …

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The Glass Sipper

The crystal clear gift choice this festive season A new generation of eco-conscious iced coffee and cocktail-lovers is shunning single-use plastic straws in favour of the Glass Sipper range of re-usable straws. Handcrafted locally, …

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