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Mountain View Cottages in South Africa, Where You can Catch Your Breath
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Mountain View Cottages in South Africa, Where You can Catch Your Breath

South Africa has some of the most spectacular uncharted mountain ranges that often go unpublicised and remain unknown, even to return visitors.So, it’s almost as easy to find mountain view cottages in South Africa as it is beach cottage stays.It boils ...
Must-Visit Places in the Mountains of the Eastern Cape
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Must-Visit Places in the Mountains of the Eastern Cape

Much has been written about the Eastern Cape’s incredible coastline and beaches and the lush rolling hills and deep gorges of the region’s trail-rich Wild Coast.But the Eastern Cape’s interior, and the mountains of the Eastern Cape, remain an anomaly - a d...
7 Places in South Africa to Visit, Straight Out of a Fairy Tale
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7 Places in South Africa to Visit, Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

One doesn’t usually associate the raw and hugely varied natural beauty of South Africa with a fairy tale.That’s left to Europe to provide.But places in South Africa to visit, reminiscent of all things fairy, is not as ‘out there’ as you might think. H...
13 Enigmatic South African Towns to Visit Before You Turn 40
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13 Enigmatic South African Towns to Visit Before You Turn 40

Actually, I'll let you into a secret: it isn't about what age you are when you visit these towns. It's about making damn sure you visit them.Because few of them make it onto conventional 'must do' lists. For some reason they're regarded as obscure, non mai...
30 Legendary Photos Across South Africa to Knock the Socks Off All Your Other Photos
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30 Legendary Photos Across South Africa to Knock the Socks Off All Your Other Photos

Incredible moments are all over Instagram. So much so, that we’ve almost become immune to a great photo.Almost.But, these viewpoints around South Africa will easily give you 30 legendary photos to knock the socks off all your other travel photos. 30 L...
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...
Snow porn: South Africa’s top 7 places for snow this winter
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Snow porn: South Africa’s top 7 places for snow this winter

It is true that South Africa is not a snow destination. If it's snow you're after then you usually head to Alaska, Canada, Switzerland, the Northern Rockies, the mountains of France, Austria and Italy, America's Colorado, Japan, and even New Zealand. Not South...
Local is Lekker – 5 Great and Relatively Unknown Destinations at Home
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Local is Lekker – 5 Great and Relatively Unknown Destinations at Home

More and more South Africans are 'staying home' for the holidays. They're venturing overseas far less than previously for various reasons - they're feeling the pinch of the Rand, they're cutting back on carbon emissions, or they're discovering that actually ho...
My favourite dorps – add them to your next holiday itinerary
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My favourite dorps – add them to your next holiday itinerary

It is fairly difficult to pretend to be unbiased when putting together a list of favourite South African dorps. So, I haven't even pretended to be (unbiased, that is) and thus most of them lie in the Western Cape. This is a list of my favourites. I'm sure you ...