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Top 10 Family Friendly Resorts in South Africa perfect for Long Weekends and Holidays
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Top 10 Family Friendly Resorts in South Africa perfect for Long Weekends and Holidays

Its not always easy to get away for a vacation with the kids, and it can be challenging to find a family friendly destination where there is a little something for everyone to enjoy. Here are our top 10 family friendly resorts, where you are guaranteed a great...
Best Places to Stay in Magaliesberg, Gauteng’s Weekend Haunt
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Best Places to Stay in Magaliesberg, Gauteng’s Weekend Haunt

Best Places to stay in Magaliesberg ~ The Magaliesberg Mountains lie due north of Johannesburg, running north west to east - the horizontal line of a T-junction with the city of gold. They’ve been around for even longer than the Himalayas... The area, includ...
Best Long Weekend Getaways, South Africa
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Best Long Weekend Getaways, South Africa

Long weekend getaways South Africa – why there are plenty of options for locals, and visitors, within driving distance of each of the four major cities. With an extra day, or two, tagged onto a weekend, South Africans need little excuse to pack a bag and he...
Gauteng Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend
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Gauteng Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend

Gauteng tented camps are an unusual find. These safari-style tented accommodation options clearly challenge the assumption that one needs to leave the city to experience the bush. Gauteng is the smallest province in South Africa. It surrounds the country's ...
The Endangered Cape Griffon Vulture – Where To See It In South Africa
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The Endangered Cape Griffon Vulture – Where To See It In South Africa

The Cape Griffon Vulture (more commonly known as the Cape vulture) is a large bird; the largest of its kind in Africa. Its size is clearly no measure of its ability to survive for the IUCN Red List lists it as Vulnerable and it is also the most endangered o...
Top Ten Natural Attractions in the North West Province
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Top Ten Natural Attractions in the North West Province

Whether it is renamed Bokone Bophirima or not will do little to change the muddied perception amongst travellers that North West has little more to offer than Sun City and the Pilanesberg Nature Reserve. Also known as the platinum province, for its producti...
4 day trips that will have you packing a bag for the Magaliesberg
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4 day trips that will have you packing a bag for the Magaliesberg

The Magaliesberg is on the back stoeps of both Pretoria Accommodation and Johannesburg.  The mountain range, once known as the Kashan Mountains, is said to be 100 times older even than Everest. It extends from Rustenburg in the west, to the Bronkhorstspruit Da...
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 ...
A weekend in the Magaliesberg
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A weekend in the Magaliesberg

Before the Dutch trekked up from the Cape in search of new frontiers, claimed the Ndebeli land and renamed the mountains Magaliesberg, Botswana tribes who’d migrated here were invaded by the Bapede and Ndabele while lead by Shaka Zulu’s best captain, Mzilikazi...
Health and Wellness in the Magaliesberg
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Health and Wellness in the Magaliesberg

The Magaliesberg Mountain Range is a place of unrivalled beauty and unique abundance. This makes it the perfect escape for city slickers that need a break. Living and working in an urban area becomes enormously stressful, taxing the body of its natural, health...
Weekend breaks from Gauteng – top 5 things to do in 5 provinces
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Weekend breaks from Gauteng – top 5 things to do in 5 provinces

The bonus when it comes to living in Gauteng – over and above the fat salaries, larger cars (dense traffic, and press of people) - is the access to just about anywhere. North West, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Free State and KwaZulu Natal are all on your doorstep, giv...
Mountain Getaways In South Africa
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Mountain Getaways In South Africa

There is something intensely humbling and hauntingly beautiful about mountains. Exploring their breath-taking heights and investigating the tiniest of crevices makes for a very special holiday experience at almost any time of year. South Africa’s landscape is ...
Winner Weekend Away for 2 in Magical Magaliesberg
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Winner Weekend Away for 2 in Magical Magaliesberg

CONGRATULATIONS to Reshma Pillay of South Africa who has won a 2 night weekend stay in Magical Magaliesberg at the 5-star graded Budmarsh Private Lodge. Includes two nights accom­mod­a­tion for 2 per­sons shar­ing on con­sec­ut­ive week­end nights includ­ing b...
Win a Weekend Away for 2 in Magical Magaliesberg (Closed)
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Win a Weekend Away for 2 in Magical Magaliesberg (Closed)

WIN a two night weekend stay at the 5-star graded Budmarsh Private Lodge.  Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, in the heart of the magical Magaliesberg, Budmarsh Private Lodge awaits to welcome you to its world of understated elegance, tranquility and...
Tandem hang gliding in Magaliesberg
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Tandem hang gliding in Magaliesberg

Monique shares her tandem hang gliding in Magaliesberg adventure with us ... Take a drive down the R512 past Hartbeespoort Dam. Smile as you see the hot air balloon in the distance and drink in the wonder of the Magaliesberg mountain range. This is how a ta...