Travelling tips for everyone – from the busy businessman to the first-time flyer.
Getting to fly on a plane is a privilege many will never have, and we acknowledge that, but still … flying cattle class, especially on long-haul trips, is just never fun. Your butt gets numb, your legs ache for stretching room, your personal bubble chafes at the enforced compression, and at 4am, when you still [...]
Whether you’re a South African or an international traveller, planning the perfect safari trip is just as exciting. The possibility of spotting The Big Five and all manner of other wild beasts, birds, and reptiles in their natural habitat, up close, is a thrilling one. The kind of safari you plan depends on a number [...]
Nelspruit is considered to be the gateway to Mpumalanga as well as the gateway to the Kruger National Park – so think Big 5, safari adventures, bushveld and the big outdoors. Officially renamed Mbombela two years ago, it’s still fondly (stubbornly) referred to as Nelspruit. Mbombela means “many people in a small space” and, fittingly, [...]
When packing your suitcase, you usually know that you’re not going to use half the stuff you manage to cram into your luggage. Instead, it’s just going to take up space and be painful to lug around the airport. Save yourself the strained muscles, bouncing on your suitcase while struggling with the zip, and skip [...]
Polokwane sounds like it should be a tiny farming town, but it isn’t. With a population of over 500,000 people, it’s a city, and it means ‘Place of Safety’. It’s safe to say there’s plenty to see, do and experience in Polokwane. Here are some things you should consider adding to your Polokwane Bucket List. [...]
Known as “The Gateway to the Garden Route” George is situated beneath the dramatic Outeniqua Mountain range. Surrounded by a lush landscape blend of rivers, rich farmlands, forests and wild flowers, its stunning scenery is a major drawcard for the town. Think comfortable, small-town ambience and country gorgeousness. You’ll be surprised by its city-like establishment [...]
Mention Kimberley to anyone in South Africa, and they’ll immediately think “Groot Gat”. Yes, there is a HUGE hole in Kimberley that speaks of its immersion in diamond mining history, but there’s also much more to see, do and taste in Kimberley. If you’re thinking of visiting ‘The City that Sparkles’, here’s what you need [...]