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The Mount Nelson Hotel

Our 7 Most Loved Historic Hotels

For over 300 years, Africa has held a special fascination for travelers and fortune seekers alike. Although some travelers prefer to stay in the latest ultra chic, modern hotels there is a certain magic that is only to be found in a hotel steeped in history. We have rounded up our best-loved and most treasured […]

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Where To Find The Best Sushi In Cape Town

There is no better way to end off a perfect hot, windless Cape Town day than by watching the sun set over the glittering Atlantic ocean accompanied by a crisp glass of Cape Sauvignon Blanc and a platter of sushi. The combination is pure Capetonian bliss! Famed for its cosmopolitan lifestyle, spectacular scenery and beautiful […]

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Desert lion

Namibia’s Incredible Desert Adapted Animals

Namibia is a breathtakingly beautiful country, full of stark contrasts, dramatic scenery, endless blue skies, intense heat and sand dunes that go on forever. The country’s most recognisable icon is its national symbol, the Oryx, standing alone on a cinnamon-coloured dune in Sossusvlei with the far-flung horizon and the rising sun as a backdrop. But […]

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Mark Murison on the coast

Interview with Star Guide Mark Murison

We have been working with Mark for almost 15 years now and besides knowing each other really well, he instinctively knows how we like our clients to be treated and how we work. We can confidently say that visitors to South Africa who get Mark as a guide are in excellent hands. As an extension […]

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Camille’s stay at Majeka House

Our star travel consultant Camille and her husband took the gap last weekend, got rid of their kids and beetled out to the Cape Winelands for a well deserved overnight at Majeka House. Majeka House is one of our favourite boutique hotels and is located a little way out of Stellenbosch in a quiet residential area that backs […]

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Twelve Apostles Tour

Room With A Sea View: Our Top 5 Cape Town Hotels

Don’t you just love waking up to the gentle sound of ocean waves and that distinctive smell of the sea? If you are anything like me, then waking up to breathtaking wrap-around ocean views is one of the best holiday tonics to restore body and soul. I count myself lucky to live in one of […]

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Miarestate: The Wild Coast’s New Boutique Hotel

South Africa’s Wild Coast conjures up images of pristine, untouched coastline dotted with rural Xhosa villages and the occasional backpacker’s lodge tucked into the coastal forest at romantically named places like Coffee Bay and Hole in the Wall. As with many of the world’s unspoilt, remote destinations, it’s the young and intrepid traveller community that […]

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Turtle hatchling

Tracking Turtles: One Of The Most Moving Wildlife Encounters

Turtles are one of nature’s most ancient and fascinating creatures. Awkward on land, but graceful in the sea, these sea reptiles return year-on-year in one of the most ancient cycles of life, to lay their eggs on the same beach that they originally hatched from. High up on wildlife enthusiast’s bucket lists and rated as […]

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