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Plan now for your 2020 holiday

The new year is a great time to start thinking ahead about the next holiday period.  Plan early and you’re bound to benefit in a variety of ways: cheaper flights, a better choice of accommodation before everything gets booked out, and the time to plan what to do and where to go in far more detail than when it’s a rushed job. See these useful tips from Brett Hendricks, the CEO of Thebe Tourism Group, …

Why you need to holiday in PE this festive season

Port Elizabeth doesn’t always make the cut for obvious family holiday options, but it’s well worth looking into the wind-swept city that boast numerous blue-flag beaches, heritage landmarks, and whale and rare seabird spotting with a splash of metropolitan glitz. And it’s even more convenient to get there now. Here are some family activities you can look forward to in Port Elizabeth. Under R500 Sandboarding on the scenic dunes of Jeffrey’s Bay is always a …

Going on a ‘mobilemoon’ these holidays?

Travelling with a partner or in a group is considered the norm since most people prefer not to venture into unknown territories alone. Thanks to platforms like Instagram, we’ve all been bombarded with images of babymoons, baecations and buddymoons at some point. However, the major trend for 2019 seems to be the mobilemoon: going on a trip with your cellphone as your only travel companion. Vera Nagtegaal, executive head of online comparison website Hippo.co.za, explains …

Train journeys – an unforgettable experience

What can beat that feeling of going to sleep with a Karoo moon in the sky outside, and waking up to a pot of fresh coffee, surrounded by Cape vineyards as the Blue Train makes her stately way into the Mother City? In general, the romance of a South African rail journey never disappoints, wherever you travel in this beautiful country. Whether you’re continuing off on safari through the bushveld or traversing the Karoo desert, …