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The Ultimate Travel Calendar: Guide To The Best Places For Every Month Of The Year!
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The Ultimate Travel Calendar: Guide To The Best Places For Every Month Of The Year!

South Africa presents so many choices to the visitor that it is hard to know just when to do what, and so we've made it easier for you by compiling a list of best places to be month by month. Here is the Ultimate Travel Calendar: Your Guide to the Best Plac...
20 Best Secret Scenic Spots in Eastern Cape
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20 Best Secret Scenic Spots in Eastern Cape

For those #travellers after photo moments worth sharing on Instagram and other social media, look no further than these #highlights of the Eastern Cape. We've put together a list of beautiful spaces, extraordinary spots, and remote places to share with the ...
Hogsback as a first-timer
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Hogsback as a first-timer

It is a sad fact of life that it has taken us 29 years before visiting Hogsback. Even as we drove inland towards the mountains in the downpour, the land became greener and more lushious than we had seen throughout our entire trip down the Wild Coast. Our st...
5 Rocking Mountain Ranges
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5 Rocking Mountain Ranges

The South African landscape is magnificent, there is no doubt. This beauty is made up of coastal stretches, dense forests, lush valleys and arid desert. Another major natural feature that really adds to the complexity and splendour are the many imposing mounta...
I Love Stutterheim Because…
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I Love Stutterheim Because…

Hi, I’m Ingrid Newbold from The Manderson Hotel & Conference Centre in Stutterheim in the Eastern Cape. Stutterheim IS BEST KNOWN FOR its indigenous forest and mountains, this small town is nestled underneath the Kologha Mountains. GET YOUR PICTU...
7 Most Memorable Hikes in South Africa
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7 Most Memorable Hikes in South Africa

This is a difficult list to assemble, particularly in a country so filled with incredible hiking opportunities and trails that one is hard pressed to narrow it down to seven. Nevertheless, we have endeavoured to put together a list of those hikes in South Afri...
Focus on Hogsback – a magical town ideal for weekends away and extended stays
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Focus on Hogsback – a magical town ideal for weekends away and extended stays

This month we focus our attention on the magical little town of Hogsback in the Eastern Cape, home to numerous accomplished artists - potters, painters, musicians and poets - who have chosen the beauty of Hogsback over the rush of city life. Hogsback offers...
Walk the Kologha Forest Trails in Amatola
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Walk the Kologha Forest Trails in Amatola

The Kologha Forest Trails are located in the eastern end of the Amatola Mountains which are near Stutterheim in the Eastern Cape.  These mountains are covered in indigenous forest and montane grassland; making for a special experience for the hiker and birder ...