Janine’s family holiday in Mauritius

Being adventurous travellers, my husband and I always said that we would wait until having a child before we visited Mauritius. In our eyes Mauritius has always been one of those destinations for the ‘all inclusive resort’ package holiday traveller. We have never travelled this way because we really enjoy the freedom of being independent […]

Notten’s Bush Camp

For years I have had friends, colleagues and clients of mine rave about Nottens Bush Camp, and until recently, I have not had the chance to visit. This seems a bit crazy considering the amount of time I have spent in the Greater Kruger area! Nottens Bush Camp is located in the Sabi Sands reserve, […]

Cape Town City Sightseeing Tour

The Hop-on Hop-off City Sightseeing bus is definitely the best way to see Cape Town in two days. The busses run daily and there are two main bus routes which you can choose – The Blue Mini Peninsula Tour and The Red City Tour. We decided to do the Blue Tour beginning at Kirstenbosch National Botanical […]

A Weekend in the Countryside

Instead of having a get-together with all my family and friends to celebrate my birthday this year, my husband and I decided to go away to the countryside for the weekend. We chose Blue Gum Country Estate for our romantic getaway. Blue Gum Country Estate is located close to the quaint village of Stanford (about […]

Tamodi Lodge and Stables

Tamodi Lodge and Stables was the perfect stop over on our way back to Cape Town for a night of luxury after a week spent with family at Sundays River just north of Port Elizabeth. Tamodi Lodge is situated on the hills above a valley overlooking a magnificent indigenous forest and the breathtakingly beautiful Outeniqua […]

Exploring the Northern Cape

My husband and I recently returned from an amazing trip to Papkuilsfontien Guest farm located just outside Nieuwoudtville in the Northern Cape (about four hours drive from Cape Town, possible longer depending on which route you take!). The Nieuwoudtville area is seldom visited by travellers to South Africa, except during the wildflower season from August […]