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A Guide to the Major Lakes of South Africa – including Some You Won’t Know
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A Guide to the Major Lakes of South Africa – including Some You Won’t Know

When one thinks of South Africa one imagines the vast plains of the bushveld, the vines of the Cape Winelands, wave-washed towns and Table Mountain. Some visitors come for the country’s deserts. Major lakes of South Africa rarely spring to mind. But South A...
Best Places to Stay on the Elephant Coast, South Africa’s True Wilderness Revealed
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Best Places to Stay on the Elephant Coast, South Africa’s True Wilderness Revealed

The Elephant Coast of South Africa is some of the country’s wildest sea frontage north of the Dolphin Coast. It’s typical of what one thinks when one imagines Africa - big game country - with the added bonus of a tropical coastline protected all the way to ...
Everything You Need to Know to See the iSimangaliso Wetland Park Properly
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Everything You Need to Know to See the iSimangaliso Wetland Park Properly

iSimangaliso Wetland Park is a vast reserve on the extreme north end of South Africa’s east coast, known also as the Elephant Coast. It protects over 220 km of pristine coastline with a range of wild and magnificent beaches to enjoy (minus the crowds and beach...
Stopping for Goat’s Cheese Sarmies at Chane Cheese Farm in Mtubatuba
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Stopping for Goat’s Cheese Sarmies at Chane Cheese Farm in Mtubatuba

A herd of grazing goats greets visitors to Chane Cheese Farm which is situated a short drive from the towns of St Lucia and Mtubatuba. After reading about the farm in a magazine and having been told they make a delicious toasted (goats) cheese sandwiches, my f...
Luxury in South Africa – Some of the Best Hotels, Guest Houses & Lodges
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Luxury in South Africa – Some of the Best Hotels, Guest Houses & Lodges

Luxury in South Africa ~ Some of The Best Luxury Hotels, Guest Houses and Lodges in South Africa ... Go on - treat yourself! Prana Lodge ~ Cintsa East, Wild Coast This private beach lodge and spa lies on 21 km of unspoilt beachfront on the Wild Coast, yo...
36 Things You Must See and Do When in South Africa
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36 Things You Must See and Do When in South Africa

South Africa is vast. It is also jam-packed with things to do and see, and places to visit. Once you open the guide books you're lost in a maze of options – anything from our eight World Heritage Sites to Mandela-infused icons and Table Mountain. We've n...
20 most Beautiful Natural Places in South Africa
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20 most Beautiful Natural Places in South Africa

South Africa: a world in one country. 20 most beautiful natural places in South Africa ... 1. The wildness of Coffee Bay Coffee Bay's effortless sandy coves, steep green hillsides, cliffs, wild aloes, thatch-roofed mud huts and the notable hole-in-the-wall ...
7 Undiscovered Sunshine Destinations for the April May Break
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7 Undiscovered Sunshine Destinations for the April May Break

Chasing the sun is something we think of doing only when it begins going through the motions of packing up and leaving. Around this time of year. Whilst the last few months have had even swimming pool devotees shade hopping and water slugging, the slight shift...
10 rivetting reasons to visit the Elephant Coast
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10 rivetting reasons to visit the Elephant Coast

South Africa's Elephant Coast is a lesser-known holiday destination, probably because of its location right up the east coast from Durban. Yet it's home to two of the country's most prominent wildlife parks - the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park (famous for its rhino...
Richards Bay for Outdoor Enthusiasts
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Richards Bay for Outdoor Enthusiasts

Richards Bay is a beautiful coastal town in the balmy South African province of KwaZulu Natal. Situated on a lagoon, there is plenty of natural splendour that defines this small holiday hub, which is also known for its almost year-round temperate conditions. I...
Top Nature Reserves of the Elephant Coast
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Top Nature Reserves of the Elephant Coast

The Elephant Coast is a wild, unspoilt part of the magnificent KwaZulu Natal Province of South Africa. It stretches up, almost meeting the Mozambique border, and is lush and fertile. It is acclaimed for the dune elephants, a herd of African Elephants that have...
Getting Out and About in St Lucia
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Getting Out and About in St Lucia

St Lucia, in KwaZulu Natal, is an exquisite destination that is abundant in spectacular plant and animal life, making for a very rich tourist experience. The Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park has been dubbed a World Heritage Site, and is a wonderland for nature l...
Sodwana Bay – little one on its own
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Sodwana Bay – little one on its own

With its infinite collection of beautifully untouched coral reefs and vast array of Indo-Pacific fish and invertebrates, Sodwana Bay is a world renowned spot for diving. This underwater paradise is home to abundance of tropical fish, sponges, moray eels, turt...