The Karoo – in a league of its own

It’s fair to say that there is no place in South Africa like the Karoo. From the scrubby, flat landscapes, to the soothing stillness broken only by windmills creaking in the breeze, the Karoo has a character all of its own. Choose a holiday in this area, and you’ll seemingly be transported back in time…

Great ideas for Mother’s Day

It’s that time of year again – the time to thank your mother dearest for shaping you into the person you are today! Here are some suggestions for bonding with your mom and spoiling her to what she deserves this Mother’s Day. Plant flowers for her Go beyond the usual bunch of flowers and wake…

Be blown away by Bo-Kaap food!

The most obvious attraction of the Bo-Kaap suburb at the foot of Cape Town’s Signal Hill is the eye-catching array of colourful Cape Dutch and Georgian-styled houses. While this is sometimes the only thing visitors pay attention to, there are numerous other gems to be unearthed in this richly cultural, history-packed neighbourhood. Not least of…

Be an environmentally-friendly traveller

With our environment under fire and global warming becoming an increasingly visible reality, it is up to all of us to reduce our impacts on the environment. Here are some ways to reduce your carbon footprint when traveling. Choose the right way to get to your destination Planes generate a huge amount of greenhouse gases,…

Escape to Clos Malverne this Winter

Make the most of winter this year with a weekend winelands getaway to the picture-perfect Clos Malverne Wine Estate. Situated in the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands visitors are guaranteed to leave feeling completely relaxed and rejuvenated from their two-day experience.  The tailor-made Lifestyle Package includes two nights’ accommodation for two people in one of…