Category: Africa

Sandton Sun – The Grande Dame of Sandton

Sandton Sun Review A stay at the Sandton Sun promises an indulgent experience, starting from the moment you step into the elegant and sophisticated lobby. The welcoming staff greet you with a smile, and you're effortlessly checked in. The speedy lift whizzes you up to your suite on the 19th floor where you are instantly […]

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Ludwig's Roses: A Colourful Rose Wonderland in Pretoria

Ludwig's Roses “Roses do not bloom hurriedly; for beauty, like any masterpiece, takes time to blossom.”  Matshona Dhliwayo On the outskirts of Pretoria, to the north, there is a floral wonderland called Ludwig's Roses - a flourishing rose farm that boasts the largest selection of rose varieties in the country. The family-run business was established […]

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Pyramids of Giza and Pyramids of Khufu: Unveiling the Wonders of Ancient Egypt

Pyramids of Giza and Pyramids of Khufu The Pyramids of Giza and Pyramids of Khufu are some of the most iconic structures in the world, and are among the few surviving wonders of the ancient world. These architectural marvels have captivated the imagination of people around the globe for centuries, and continue to do so […]

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50 best things to do in Johannesburg in 2024 - A local's guide

Looking for things to do in Johannesburg ? Read on... Johannesburg – South Africa’s biggest city and commercial epicentre. Also known as Jozi, Joburg, or Egoli (City of Gold in Zulu), it began as a gold-mining settlement in the 19th century. There is more to this cosmopolitan city than shopping. If you are visiting Johannesburg, […]

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11 Best things to do in Cairo: Egypt's Fascinating Capital

The best things to do in Cairo Cairo, Egypt's bustling capital city, is a treasure trove of history, culture, and adventure waiting to be discovered. With its ancient allure and modern charm, Cairo offers an array of unforgettable experiences that will captivate every traveller. From the iconic pyramids to the vibrant markets, this captivating city […]

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13 Best Things to do in Limpopo Province in 2024

The best things to do in Limpopo province Limpopo is South Africa’s fifth-largest and northernmost province, bordering Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. A place of beautiful and contrasting landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and an abundance of wildlife, it has become a favourite destination for many leisure and adventure travellers. The province is named after the Limpopo […]

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Are There Still Sharks in Gansbaai?

Are There Still Sharks in Gansbaai? By Kiara Homan Shark cage diving in Cape Town offers a riveting encounter with the ocean's most formidable predator, the great white shark. The azure waters of the South African coast provide thrill-seekers with a unique opportunity to come face-to-face with these majestic creatures. Diving operators in the region […]

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A picnic at Walter Sisulu Botanical Garden

A picnic at Walter Sisulu Botanical Garden "A garden must combine the poetic and the mysterious with a feeling of serenity and joy.” Luis Barragan The Walter Sisulu Botanical Garden is not something one would expect to see in the greater Johannesburg area. Situated below the dramatic, 200-metre-high cliffs of the Roodekrans Ridge in the […]

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Tau Game Lodge – Wildlife at your doorstep

Tau Game Lodge Review Herds of elephants, zebras, wildebeest, and antelopes streamed past constantly to quench their thirst while crocodiles basked in the sun, often snapping at them. Ostrich, warthogs and giraffe came too, often simultaneously, while water birds babbled noisily. It was like watching a wildlife documentary live from the comfort of my bed […]

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