Tweet The latest addition to the team of field guides at Tswalu Kalahari Reserve is Cameron Pearce, an experienced ranger and manager who joins Tswalu with nearly five years’ experience at three exceptional South African game reserves, namely Kapama Private Game Reserve, Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve and Lion Sands Private Game Reserve …
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Tweet Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal’s capital city, is home to many attractions, not least of which is the colourful Alexandra Park, considered for many decades to be the city’s main social activity centre. Established in 1860, the park boasts a dazzling array of flower and plant species while the Cricket Oval with its fascinating Victorian Pavilion […]
Tweet We are heading into the middle of 2011 already and this time last year we were gearing up for the 2010 World Cup but don’t worry if you’re missing that world cup fever – there is still ample fun to be had. This June is crammed full of exciting annual events and festivals. You […]
Tweet Hi, I’m Kitty from Serenity Retreat in Storms River on the Garden Route / Eastern Cape. Storms River IS BEST KNOWN FOR the Tsitsikamma National Park and suspension bridge across the river mouth, The Big Tree and our ancient indigenous forests – and the famous Tsitsikamma Tree Top Tour. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT […]
Tweet Hi, I’m Christine Hall from Botsebotse Bush Retreat situated in the Mabula district of Bela Bela. Bela Bela IS BEST KNOWN FOR its beautiful malaria free bushveld surrounds and sub-tropical climate that averages 286 sunny days per year and for the fantastic game and Big 5 experiences that are on offer. The Bela Bela […]
Tweet The Green Point Park and Biodiversity Garden is a wonderful, public area open seven days a week with free entry for all. There are two entrances to the park; one off the fan walk (I followed the signs from the stadium) or otherwise opposite the Mouille Point lighthouse.
Tweet Stanford as far as the crow flies is not far from Cape Town. But there can be the odd occasion when, by the time you reach there, after having battled the numerous sets of lights through Somerset West, you feel slightly as though you’ve been through a mangler. Which is even more reason why, […]
Tweet Pezula Resort Hotel & Spa, South Africa’s award winning resort on the Eastern Head of Knysna, has been certified as a Preferred Family Destination by Preferred Boutique, a collection of small, luxury boutique hotels in a host of stunning locations across the world. According to Gert Venter, GM of Pezula Resort Hotel & Spa, […]
Tweet The Northern Ukhahlamba region of the Eastern Cape is an area of wide open spaces dominated by the majestic Drakensberg. Known for its freezing winter temperatures it is one of the only areas in the country where snow skiing is available! This is not the only activity available though with options like mountain biking, […]
Tweet Hi, I’m Marco from Aandvari Ocean View in Bloubergstrand. Bloubergstrand IS BEST KNOWN FOR best known for its spectacular views of Table Mountain, its white sandy beaches and vibrant outdoor activities. And don’t forget the friendly people! GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN on the beachfront with Table Mountain as the backdrop. THE BEST evening PICTURES […]
Tweet The beautiful Silvermine Nature Reserve is part of the Table Mountain National Park is is perched on top of the mountain, overlooking on the one side Ou Kaapse Weg (the entrance is at the top of this road), Tokai, Constantia and Westlake and on the other side Noordhoek, Fish Hoek and Sun Valley. There […]
Tweet They’ve only just tarred the gravel road that takes one from Bredasdorp to Elim. So it is only in the last three years that the little mission town has become more accessible for visitors to the Cape Overberg. Now an ordinary sedan like ours can make it to the village without a battering, and […]
Tweet Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens is known the world over for its beauty and diversity. Only indigenous plants are grown in the gardens and the 528 hectares support a diverse area of fynbos and flora. The gardens boast collections of South African plants; many of which are from the winter rainfall of the country which […]
Tweet Hi, I’m Alida from Twins Guesthouse in King Williams Town in the Eastern Cape. King Williams Town IS BEST KNOWN FOR its historical buildings and sites. The town started as a mission station on the banks of the Buffalo River in 1834 and boasts a number of old and interesting buildings. The British Kaffrarian […]
Tweet It had been quite a while since I’d been on a game drive, five years in fact, so when some friends and I decided to pay the Natal Lion Park a visit recently, I was looking forward to an exciting excursion into the rugged African bushveld. Situated just 25km from Pietermaritzburg and about 67km […]