Category: South Africa

Exploring Soweto with Intrepid Travel

Exploring Soweto with Intrepid Travel It had been some time since my last visit to Soweto, so when I received an invitation to join Intrepid Travel and other members of the media on a tour there, I looked forward to returning. We gathered at the Voco Hotel in Rosebank, Johannesburg, then boarded the Intrepid Travel […]

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9 Things To Do In iSimangaliso Wetland Park 

Looking for things to do in iSimangaliso Wetland Park ? See my recommendations below. “Isimangaliso must be the only place on the globe where the world’s oldest land mammal (rhinoceros) and the world’s biggest terrestrial mammal (elephant) share an ecosystem with the world's oldest fish (coelacanth) and the world's biggest marine mammal (whale).” Nelson Mandela Miracle […]

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11 Best Things to do in St Lucia, South Africa

Are you looking for the best things to do in St Lucia? Here are my recommendations. Tucked away in the northern region of KwaZulu-Natal, within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, the small town of St Lucia serves as the gateway to exploring this ecological wonderland. Around 240km from Durban, it is a charming town where hippos […]

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An African Cruise on the Norwegian Dawn

An African Cruise on the Norwegian Dawn Cruising holidays in South Africa have become extremely popular in recent years. While other types of holidays are mainly about the destination, cruises are as much about the journey too. They offer a blissful escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life with your food, transport and […]

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11 best things to do in Cape Point

If you are planning a visit to Cape Point, see the best things to do in Cape Point here. According to legend, the waters around Cape Point are haunted by the Flying Dutchman, a ghostly ship which is said to be eternally condemned to battle the tempestuous seas. This phantom vessel is reputed to appear […]

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Kingfisher Villa - An Exclusive Wilderness Retreat       

Kingfisher Villa Review    We had been tracking lions on a morning game drive, for a while, when they finally emerged from the thickets, and we found ourselves behind a magnificent male. He turned around, looked directly at us, and began striding towards our vehicle. For a brief moment my heart stopped in my throat, […]

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Pullman Cape Town City Centre – An urban oasis in the Mother City

Pullman Cape Town City Centre Review Cape Town is consistently listed amongst the best and most beautiful cities in the world.  It is renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty, diverse cultures, rich history and captivating blend of architectural styles, from Dutch colonial buildings to modern skyscrapers, reflecting its complex past and dynamic present. It is also […]

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11 Best Things to Do in Mossel Bay

Planning a visit to the Garden Route and looking for the best things to do in Mossel Bay ? See my recommendations below. Mossel Bay, the gateway to the iconic Garden Route of South Africa, is a picturesque coastal town set against the backdrop of the Outeniqua Mountains. It is known for its stunning beaches, […]

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Tintswalo Family Camp: An Idyllic Family Safari Hideaway

Tintswalo Family Camp Review It had been an eventful morning in the bush. Although it was cold, we sat in the game vehicle, doubly cocooned in blankets and ponchos, with hot water bottles in our laps. Our fellow companions were a South African couple with their three energetic, young grandsons, aged between 6 and 10, […]

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