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Top 10 Winter Escapes into Africa

When the winter chill feels relentless, there are plenty of warm and balmy escapes in Africa where you can thaw out – and pretend it’s already summer.  Story by Keri Harvey Spanning …

Left field Montagu

On arrival into Montagu I was determined to seek out a few interesting things to do in this “middle of nowhere” town on the cape’s route 62. I needed to find things …

Simple Simon’s Town

120 seconds. In 2008, that’s how long it took Erin Lavoie from the USA to chop down 27 Christmas trees and become a new Guinness World Record holder. It’s also how long …

Madagascar – A last chance to see!

Dale Morris packs his camera and goes on a photo safari to the African island of Madagascar, hoping to see lemurs, chameleons and the exceptionally elusive fossa. The book, ‘Last chance to …

The SA Game Lodge Bucket List

Enticing, beautiful game lodges in magnificent landscapes are plentiful, but some are more special than others. Here are ‘six of the best’ destination lodges you’ll ever visit – and they are all …

On top of the world

How do you get ‘far from the madding CAPE TOWN crowd’ without travelling for days? Head up the N7 through Clanwilliam and turn right to Cederberg Ridge Wilderness Lodge. It couldn’t be …

Thai Tattoo

If the back of your left shoulder is free or you have room on your neck, down your forearm or at the small of your back, you could surprise a partner with …

STORIES AND BLOG

Destination Nosy Be, Madagascar

A long, long, long time ago – before Man started interfering with our planet – an ancient continent known as Gondwana slowly, very slowly, split up. Big and little bits drifted away. …

Running out of wishes in Malawi

I forgive her lack of fetish for geography (despite being educated in Kenya) because her description is so apt. And here I am again, my powdered heart and I – this time …

Mauritius – Beyond the beach

About an hour’s drive from Long Beach Gold and Spa Resort on the Mauritian east coast, lies La Vallée de Ferney (Ferney Valley) – a beautiful 200ha sanctuary for a variety of …

LOCAL EVENTS AND STORIES

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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