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Do You Fancy A Luxury Train Trip Through Africa?

Luxury train travel has been around ever since the Orient Express started with meandering rail trips across Europe. There are few things as romantic as travelling by train in old-fashioned elegant style through impressive, ever changing landscapes, dining on board and watching the countryside slip past at a sedate pace. Stopping at interesting lesser-known town’s […]

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#SafariSoulmates Finalist: Sean Stack

Sean Stack is an outdoor enthusiast of note and is up crack of dawn most mornings to hit the various bike trails of Cape Town. Always on the lookout for adventure, Sean heads up a popular lifestyle website that sees him racing BMWs one day and taking in exotic locations the next. His Instagram submission […]

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#SafariSoulmates Finalist: Mike Eloff

Mike Eloff, or @thelawry as he is known on Twitter and Instagram, is somewhat of a photographic visionary. His #DailySunset project is now well into its third year and sees Mike photograph the setting sun (or partial sun, as is the case in Winter) every evening. Now that’s dedication! His #SafariSoulmates submission was his girlfriend […]

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Dawn Jorgensen

#SafariSoulmates Finalist: Dawn Jorgensen

Intrepid explorer and self-proclaimed ‘Afriphile’, Dawn Jorgensen blew us away with her YouTube Southern Destinations #safarisoulmates submission. Whilst almost every other entrant chose to showcase their loved ones or best friends, Dawn stated that her favourite travel companion was Africa itself. And we couldn’t agree more! You can help Dawn win by sharing this post using the Social Sharing buttons […]

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Kim Fairbank

#SafariSoulmates Finalist: Kimberly Guy Fairbank

When it comes to sheer video creativity and quirkiness, Kimberly leads the way. Her various #SafariSoulmates inspired YouTube submissions had the office in hysterics, so selecting her as a finalist was one of the easier decisions we had to make. Check out her videos and see for yourself… You can help Kim win by sharing this post using […]

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#SafariSoulmates Finalist: Dr Cacinda Maloney

Cacinda Maloney, or @PointsandTravel as she is known online, has been travelling every six weeks for the past 19 years and has visited over 50 countries. Cindy was one of our most ‘vocal’ entrants and managed to spread the #SafariSoulmates word far and wide with regular third party retweets and a dogged determination to get […]

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Pack For A Purpose Zambia

Pack To Make A Difference When Travelling To Africa

It’s no secret that most countries in Africa could use a hand or two when it comes to resources. Yes, there are large charity organizations like UNISEF that deal with this on a daily basis, but this is often a laborious and drawn-out process. What most travellers aren’t aware of is that they could provide […]

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Brandfontein Beach

Interview With Melissa Sutherland: The Diplomatic Tour Guide

It is so reassuring to arrive in a new and foreign city and immediately be accompanied by someone with all the local knowledge of the place you were visiting at their fingertips. Especially if you are only staying for a short while and really want to immerse yourself in the destination and get the most out […]

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Romantic Getaways For Couples In Africa

Africa offers a wide range of places to stay to suit all tastes, and at all of our favourite spots you’ll receive that special personal touch, so that you and your soulmate can have the most romantic getaway or African honeymoon that you could wish for. Romance In The Bush A safari is an incredibly […]

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Societi Bistro

My Top 7 Picks Of Cape Town Restaurants With Fireplaces

The recent cold snap in Cape Town has sent many (including me) into Ugg boots and hibernation. But fear not! When the evenings are long and chilly, the Mother City has a host of fabulous, welcoming eateries with roaring fireplaces to lure you out from under your duvet, be it at home or a hotel, to […]

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