5 instagrammable things to do in the Maldives

Instagrammable Maldives

It’s oh-so instagrammable in the Maldives. It has all the essential ingredients to capture sublime Insta-worthy shots. Some 1 192 coral islands and islets to pick from, no matter your budget whether you stay at a luxe private resort or on a local island. Yes…

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5 unmissable things to do in the Maldives

This is part three of my four-part series about travelling to the Maldives in partnership with Visit Maldives and Air Seychelles. Snorkel with Manta Rays in the Maldives Ari Atoll – one of the largest atolls in The Maldives, measuring 89km by 3km – is…

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Stargazing in The Maldives

Stargazing in the Maldives

Fall in love with nature and the great outdoors There’s no doubt that The Maldives is one of the most romantic destinations in the world. Not only for its spectacular location, but for its private island stays that languidly swim in the aquamarine Indian Ocean.…

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WIN a trip to The Maldives & what to know before you go

South Africa to Maldives

(Edit: Competition closed, winner announced at the end of the blog post). Read this post if you want to stand a chance to WIN a return trip for 2 from South Africa to Maldives along with 7 nights’ accommodation in two resorts plus hotel transfers,…

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Thanda Safari: 7 reasons to visit

Thanda Safari

The KwaZulu-Natal landscape and climate make Thanda Safari a malaria-free destination ideal for year-round Big Five game viewing, birdwatching in five-star luxury.

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Réunion Island: An A-Z Guide for travellers

Réunion Island is best known for its spectacular landscapes – soaring volcanic peaks and thickly forested mountains, tumbling waterfalls, serene beaches, and wide sand plains that are reminiscent of Martian landscapes. A Air Austral: Located in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar and 175 kilometres…

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South African Getaways in every province

South African Getaways

While we might not have the opportunity to travel internationally this holiday season (or perhaps the budget), there’s plenty of opportunity to take a shot left to explore the beauty that is Mzansi. All while boosting our local tourism sector which has been hard hit,…

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Hong Kong: Top Travel Attractions

Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a sultry mix of modernity interspersed with luscious islands, floating fishing villages, stretching beaches and hiking trails. This Asian region boasts many tourist attractions that are ideal for city slickers and nature lovers.

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5 Mouth-Watering Meals To Munch In Mauritius

Since we can’t travel outside Gauteng province just yet, we’ve decided to do so with our tastebuds instead. The two of us have been cooking – and munching – our way through a menu of global cuisines from destinations we’ve travelled to or hope to…

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Oman: Everything travellers need to know from A-Z

Oman travel guide

In early March I made my way to the Middle East for the ‘first’ time. The last time was a transit-turned-layover in Doha. This time I was here for good to visit dear friends in Dubai, UAE, followed by journey across Oman with Desert Flower…

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How to Find Cheap Flights and Save R750/$50

Cheap flights

This post details various ways to find cheap flights, no matter where you’re flying from or to or your nationality, and includes a R750 ($50) discount on international flights and a R150 ($10) on domestic (South African) flights, thanks to my partnership with Online Travel…

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Learn how to distill gin at the Inverroche Gin School

Ever the gin-lover, I travelled all the way from Johannesburg to Mossel Bay to become an alchemist and learn how to make my own gin at the Inverroche Gin School at Café Gannet. This article features in the December issue of Juice Magazine. “I’m going…

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The 100 most-visited cities in the world

If you’ve ever wondered where the rest of the world travels, whether it’s for leisure or business, the numbers are in. Each year Euromonitor International tracks arrivals in 400 global cities. It releases a list of the 100 most-visited cities (with stays of at least…

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday Travel Deals

Black Friday Cyber Monday Travel Deals

Updated on 28 Nov (8PM) – check new entries under each section: transportation, packaged deals, accommodation, and experiences and tours. I’ll continue to update this post as more travel deals are announced. It’s that time of year again, Black Friday and Cyber Monday Travel Deals…

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