Category: Travel


Safari Plains: Experience the tranquility of the bushveld

April 24, 2020, Author: bianca

The exquisite beauty of wide-open savanna plains, its rich wildlife and spectacular vistas are all fused together in this majestic wilderness destination. Close enough to Gauteng, Safari Plains is the epitome of luxury in the bush. Safari Plains, situated next to Mabula Lodge, opened in […]

Arts & Culture, Travel

Kedar Heritage Lodge: A trifecta of history, cuisine and nature

April 14, 2020, Author: bianca

Kedar Lodge offers an experience unlike any other in South Africa. While consuming vast amounts of historical information, you are surrounded by rare and diversified nature. The cultural experience commences as you enter Kedar Lodge. The brainchild of Robert Forsyth, Kedar Heritage Lodge can only […]


The top 4 Blue Flag Beaches

March 12, 2020, Author: bianca

… for your next getaway Before the winter sets in and we start hiding from the cold behind colourful scarves and warm jackets, why not indulge yourself with a final soak in the sun? March and April pose as the perfect time of the year […]


The ultimate Cape Town

February 24, 2020, Author: bianca

Fall head over heels with the Mother City in 2020 It’s time to fall in love. It’s the month of romance after all. And what better way to honour those you hold dearest than with a mini vacay in the most beautiful city in the […]


Make 2020 the year to visit paradise Seychelles

January 1, 2020, Author: bianca

Large granite rocks bordering the turquoise, tame waters of an archipelago consisting of 115 small islands lure us back to this piece of paradise time and time again. Having been there twice, we can honestly say that there is always a reason for visiting the […]

Our Top 5, Travel

Top 5 reasons to visit the French Alps in summer

January 1, 2020, Author: renate

We’re all familiar with the French Alps’ white peaks and brilliant slopes, but have you ever thought of visiting them in summer? According to the 2019 Club Med Southern Africa French Mountain Holiday Report, more South Africans choose to go there between June and August. […]


An authentic bush experience at Sarili Lodge

January 1, 2020, Author: renate

You can now watch the African plains and the Big Five from an all-new Sarili Lodge, situated in the heart of the Shamwari Private Game Reserve, an ecologically and culturally rich reserve in the Eastern Cape. This lodge, as well as Shamwari’s six other lodges, […]


A bush-break close to home

December 3, 2019, Author: bianca

If you are staying in the Jacaranda City for the holiday season but you still want to experience a bit of a holiday vibe, the Dinokeng Nature Reserve with its many lodging and restaurant options is the perfect weekend solution for you! Nestled in the […]



December 2, 2019, Author: bianca

A gold standard for luxurious dining Esteemed chef and culinary consultant Paulo Santo’s heady, epic ‘Light’ and ‘Dark’ menus are the heart of Aurum Restaurant, the newest addition to Joburg’s dining scene set to open its doors soon. Aurum Restaurant, meaning ‘gold’ in Latin, is the brainchild of Paulo Santo, […]


The enduring allure of Mauritius

October 31, 2019, Author: bianca

Flour-like sand, sugar-cane plantations and year-round soul-soothing sun strike an irresistible chord. Sometimes only Mauritius will do – a dreamy Indian Ocean island where the beaches are eye-searingly white, the water is as swimming-pool blue as it looks on the postcards and the deliciously reliable […]