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Keep calm and take a break

Wish 2013 would just end already? Join the club! We’re all feeling exhausted, drained and completely lacking in focus and energy. The only thing that will help? A holiday. Yes, a long one. With sandy beaches, cocktails, sunshine and absolutely nothing to do except eat, nap and enjoy yourself. Unfortunately that isn’t always possible. Some [...]

7 ways to get bumped up to business class

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 [...]

Cape Town Holiday Attraction

Cape Town’s historic holiday attraction – The Castle of Good Hope

Cape Town is the Mother City, and like any woman, she has her wiles, drawing people in from afar … Her many attractions include an impressively big Table Mountain, beautiful bays and beaches, internationally acclaimed vineyards around the corner, world-class entertainment acts, historic architecture, colourful cultures and foods, and much more to boot. Whether you’re [...]

10 things you didn’t know about Nelspruit

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, [...]

Ten things you didn’t know about Polokwane

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. [...]