A little local flavour

“There’s no place like home.” Dorothy Gale, The Wizard of Oz. It doesn’t matter how wonderful and exciting it is to venture beyond South Africa’s borders, there’s something so comforting in returning home. Exploring your home land, then, is possibly the very best holiday experience. South Africa is in the enviable position of being able to offer visitors, whether international or local, almost any experience of any other country. We’ve got world-class cities with endless …

Catch the adventurer’s spirit

  We all think that there will be time for adventure. We’ll make the time to see Angkor Wat in Cambodia, or trek across the Australian outback or, for that matter, ride a horse along the beach on the Wild Coast. I’m not sure about you, but I still haven’t made time to experience the adventures I dream of, the latest being to explore the Galapagos. Some people want to kick back on holiday, with …

Life’s a festival

If you’re of the more-the-merrier school of thought, you’ll know that gathering with thousands of strangers is the best way to enjoy your holiday.   There is a long list of festivals held around the world every year for everyone who loves to hear live music, DJs and participate in cultural celebrations. There are some universally famous festivals – Glastonbury, Coachella, Burning Man – but we’ve uncovered five lesser known festivals that you can add …

A cultural experience

It could be said that just going on holiday, regardless of your destination or planned activities is a cultural experience. But embarking on a trip with the intention of experiencing a different culture can offer a completely different kind of reward. There are so many places to explore, and soaking up the different cultures is a great way to spend your next vacation. Whether you choose to explore a different county or continent, or set …