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

South Africa to Maldives

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, courtesy of Air Seychelles and Visit Maldives. This detailed travel blog includes…

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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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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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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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Vilanculos Vacation: Everything you need to know

Vilanculos

Claiming a sand bar island as your own, floating in the lukewarm cerulean waters of the Indian Ocean, and indulging in pastéis de nata, freshly-caught King Prawns drenched in garlic butter sauce, washed down with 2M beer are reasons enough to visit Mozambique’s seaside town…

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The 2019 South Africa Travel Calendar

This is a comprehensive month-to-month travel calendar of what to see and do in South Africa in 2019. The guide includes bucket list things to do in Mzansi from music, cultural and beer festivals to epic trail runs and surfing competitions.

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Farewell 2018, Hello 2019

As has now become an annual tradition, at the end of each year, I trace the memories of new destinations I’ve discovered and those I have explored anew, through my photographs.

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The Rise of Solo Female Travel: Tips and Trends

Solo Female Travel

In Art of Travel, Alain de Botton of The School of Life captures the reasons why I prefer solo travel. “It seemed an advantage to be travelling alone. Our responses to the world are crucially moulded by the company we keep, for we temper our curiosity…

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NIROX Sculpture Park: Winter Art Festival & Musical Concerts

Nirox Sculpture Park

It’s long overdue but I finally visited the NIROX Sculpture Park to see the annual winter art festival – thanks to @za5 for taking me along. It is found within the 15-hectare Khatlhampi Private Nature Reserve in Gauteng just 45 minutes from Johannesburg city centre. There are a…

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