Caveman Luxury

Caveman Luxury The spring flowers in the Western Cape are blooming Caveman luxury sounds like an oxymoron. However, the unique accommodation at Kagga Kamma will leave any troglodytes standing (or rather stooping) corrected. These are still comfortable quarters, but just take the form of a cave. Inspired by the rich cultural history of the surrounding […]

Spring Flowers

Spring Flowers The spring flowers in the Western Cape are blooming The spring flowers in the Western Cape are blooming marvellous and you’ll not want to miss the show that these budding beauties put on for two months each year. As this guide published by Cape Town Magazine highlights, you don’t have to go far […]

Retreat to South Africa

Retreat to South Africa South Africa boasts several world-class health retreats Modern life can be fast-paced and draining, and it’s easy to feel burnt out by the grind of daily existence. Sometimes, we just need to take a step back from it all to come back to ourselves, and a luxury retreat can be the […]

Witness the southern carmine bee-eater spectacle on the Chobe River

Witness the southern carmine bee-eater spectacle on the Chobe River The annual migration of southern carmine bee-eaters Do winged wonders make your heartbeat flutter? Are you a twitcher who is twitching to go on your next avian adventure? Then the annual migration of southern carmine bee-eaters to the Chobe River should be on your birding […]

Pop-up Camps

Pop-up Camps Adventure in comfort Pop-up camps, otherwise known as pop-up hotels, are a unique way of immersing yourself in the wilderness, without having to forego many of the fine touches of luxury offered by lodges. Increasing in popularity, ‘glamping’ – a term coined to explain the idea of luxurious camping – is a way […]

Knysna Oyster Festival

Knysna Oyster Festival Where mollusc lovers gather It’s that time of year again, when the mollusc lovers gather for a week in the charming town of Knysna on South Africa’s Garden Route to sample some of the best bivalves in town. These salt-water sensations have quite the reputation and tend to inspire strong feelings. But […]

Four walking safaris with a difference

Four walking safaris with a difference Walking safaris in Southern Africa with a difference Whether you’re a safari aficionado or new to the bush game, walking in the wild is one of the greatest things to do in Africa, as it allows you to feel part of the natural environment and tune in to its […]

Unusual Ideas for a Romantic Getaway

Unusual Ideas for a Romantic Getaway Creative couple’s adventures in Southern Africa Does soaking in a luxury star bath or soaking up a magical sunset cruise with your beloved sound like the metaphorical defibrillator needed to bring your relationship back to life? All partnerships need a lot of tender loving care, and we were delighted […]

A mokoro safari in the Okavango Delta

A mokoro safari in the Okavango Delta A twitcher’s paradise in the Okavango Delta “A mok-oh-what?” We hear you exclaim. Well, let us explain. A unique Southern African wildlife destination and a twitcher’s paradise, the Okavango Delta became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2014. Described by award-winning National Geographic photographer Frans Lanting as ‘Africa’s Last Eden’, […]

Kruger – A Winter Wonderland

Kruger – A Winter Wonderland Winter in the Kruger National Park Bush-shrikes sing, are you listening? In the lodge, dew is glistening. A beautiful sight, we’re happy tonight, game driving through a Kruger wonderland. Okay, so those may not be the original lyrics, but they sure are applicable to those travelling in Kruger from June […]