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An Interview with Fayroush Ludick of Addo Elephant National Park
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The Addo Elephant National Park is one of the Eastern Cape’s, and indeed South Africa's most popular attractions, and is home to an impressive array of wildlife. Included in this is the Big 7. Find out what animals are part of this sought-after group and wh...
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What to wear in the Northern Cape – The Northern Cape Packing List
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The Northern Cape has a unique climate, thanks to its being situated higher up and along the Namibian border. It is home to part of the immense Kalahari Desert, which means that a large proportion of the province is either arid or semi-arid. It is hot and dry....
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An Interview with Joe Cloete of the Shamwari Group
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Joe Cloete is the General Manager of the Shamwari Group, which represents the exquisite Shamwari Game Reserve just outside Nelson Mandela Bay. This reserve has consistently been voted the World's Leading Safari and Game Reserve and Conservation Company, and...
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The Cultural Wealth of the Waterberg

The Cultural Wealth of the Waterberg
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The Waterberg is a visual extravaganza of the natural wealth and beauty that belongs to South Africa. Characterised by rugged mountain ranges that are sometimes tough to negotiate, but always spectacular to admire, the region is impressive in its sheer scale a...
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Visiting Cultural Villages in South Africa
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To visit one of South Africa’s cultural villages is to get a sneak peek into the wonders and deep cultures of the African people. These villages are set up to invite visitors to see the traditional way of life of specific groups or tribes, including their cuis...
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Day Hikes of the Drakensberg

Day Hikes of the Drakensberg
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The Drakensberg Mountain Range is one of South Africa’s most spectacular natural wonders, showcasing a selection of the most breath-taking vistas imaginable. It is the highest mountain range in the country, reaching an impressive 3 482 metres above sea level. ...
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Garden Route Gardens – Mossel Bay Gardens in the Spotlight
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Mossel Bay is nestled along the Western Cape portion of the world-famous Garden Route, which is known for its majestic beauty and its abundance of things to see and do. Tourist attractions include whale watching, shark cage diving, hiking, cycling, human origi...
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What to Wear in the Garden Route – The Garden Route Packing List
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The Garden Route is one of South Africa’s most popular attractions. It is a stretch that extends from Storms River in the Eastern Cape to Mossel Bay in the Western Cape, and is known for its lush abundance and natural beauty. The route is more than the major m...
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Where to find the most beautiful South African Flowers
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There is no shortage of beautiful landscapes and spectacular backdrops in South Africa, a country renowned the world over for its magnificent variety of fauna and flora. While many of the floral species include interesting fungi, intriguing succulents and f...
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Theewater Sailing Academy

Theewater Sailing Academy
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For an entirely novel experience, locals and visitors alike are invited to try their hand at sailing on the pristine waters of the Theewaterskloof Dam, just outside Cape Town in the Western Cape Province. As one of the largest freshwater dams in the country, t...
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Afro Optimism at ABSA Vuka Showcase

Afro Optimism at ABSA Vuka Showcase
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This year sees the very first of a brand new event that promises to whip South Africa and the rest of the continent into a vibe of unique arts, music and the delicious cuisine of the nations. The Absa VUKA Showcase will highlight all that is African, progressi...
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What to Wear in Gauteng – The Gauteng Packing List
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Gauteng has a distinctly drier climate than the coastal provinces. It does not suffer from humidity, thanks to its higher altitude. Summers are hot and sunny and winters are cool to cold; each season bringing with it its own appeal and magic. Summer days av...
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What to Wear in KwaZulu Natal – The ultimate packing list
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Affectionately called KZN by the locals, the KwaZulu-Natal Province is a popular tourist hotspot for many reasons. One of the most significant of these, though, is its year-round summery conditions along the long coastline. Caressed by the arm waters of the in...
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Whale Watching with Ocean Odyssey in the Garden Route
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Knysna is one of the most popular destination towns along the esteemed Garden Route of South Africa. It is aesthetically charming, surrounded by magnificent natural landscapes and home to an abundance of attractions and activities. Knysna has a calm lagoon...
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