South Africa

In ancient Egypt, the daily rhythm of sunrise-sunset was appreciated as a continuing life-death-rebirth cycle. Egyptians believed that the Sun God Ra  – the most powerful in the Egyptian pantheon – emerged from the East at daybreak and moved across the heavens by day, and then died at day’s end, returning to the underworld. However one … Continue reading “Where to Watch the Sun Dip: Magical Places for Sunsets in South Africa”

Not only is Cape Town a city of staggering beauty, but it is also a place harbouring endless curiosities and quirks, many of them relating to its long and interesting history. We’ve picked 10 facts about Cape Town – including Table Mountain – to share with you.

South Africa is a region of dazzling splendours and a profuse array of “must-do” attractions for holiday-makers. Here are 11 bucket list exploits that have the luxury-loving traveller in mind and are not to be missed. 

South Africa is a holiday destination of endless delight and enchantment.  Rated highly for its extraordinary natural beauty and wildlife, its intriguing melting-pot of cultural diversities and its enviably good weather, South Africa offers a holiday extravaganza. Here we’ve lifted out just 10 things that will enchant you about South Africa – but the list could easily be without end. It’s also an incredibly … Continue reading “10 Things That Will Enchant You About South Africa”

South Africa and tourism have long been wed – and no small wonder! Once wooed by the magic of South Africa, people from around the globe proclaim it a holiday destination of rank, and frequently, a travel choice second to none. Indisputably a top favourite with the world’s wanderers, South Africa has glittering strings of “bests” to its credit. During … Continue reading “Cheers! Honouring Tourism Month in South Africa”

South Africa is a high ranker in responsible tourism and offers many superb eco destinations and sustainable tourism products. Some of these simultaneously provide oodles of luxury – every bit as splendid as their contributions to conserving our exquisitely precious tip of Africa.

“Escape!” is the inner call that impels us, sometimes, towards time out. It’s the call to some place secluded – perhaps with a splash of romance, where one can languish awhile shielded from the fast-track. We’ve selected three prime and delicious breakaways for you – one on the enchanting Wild Coast, one in the far north of Kruger, and one … Continue reading “Secret Places: 3 Sublime Hideouts in South Africa where No-one will Find You”

The prestigious Sabi Sabi Lodges in Mpumalanga rank among South Africa’s top safari destinations, offering supreme wildlife safaris and opulent safari accommodation in one of South Africa’s most visited game reserves – the Sabi Sand, where wildlife is profuse. All the lodges stamped with the Sabi Sabi seal are excellent choices for a South African safari holiday. Each has … Continue reading “The Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow of Luxury Safaris in South Africa: Pick One or All at Sabi Sabi”

South Africa’s new immigration regulations for travel with children set out a number of very specific requirements with which travellers must comply to enter and leave the country. These regulations are effective from 1 June 2015 and apply to all travellers – foreign as well as South African, both on departure and arrival. The intention is that … Continue reading “South Africa’s New Immigration Regulations Relating to Travel with Children Effective 1 June 2015”

The beautiful Company’s Garden in Cape Town is a quiet sanctuary amid the buzz of the city and it’s near magnificent Table Mountain and lots of city attractions. It now also has a trendy new restaurant.