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A Year of Indulgence

Do you have an appetite for a culinary discovery? Thirsty for new gourmet creations? Hungry for creative new concepts? Then South Africa is your destination. A culinary melting pot of master pieces influenced by a myriad of fantastic cooking cultures that result in some of the world’s finest restaurants and most brilliant chefs. South Africa […]

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In Search of Hidden Gems

For this year of indulgence we have chosen to take you on a gastronomic journey orientated around some of the most talented Chefs of the continent.  Some of the chefs featured on the itinerary of the month are known worldwide and have a long-term reputation. But let us not forget that the New Year is […]

Travel to South Africa: List of Papers you should not forget

Breaking news! New regulations on travelling with children to South Africa have just been implemented by the local government with effective application. WHY a new law? Let’s be honest, planning family holidays takes lots of time and energy in your already super busy day. So why would South Africa add more chores and paperwork on […]

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Grandpa, Dad, Mum, my Sister and Me

In terms of travel, we all have in our minds the holidays with our parents or the summer reunions in our grandparents’ house. But today, I would like to share another original and trendy way to travel as a family: the multigenerational trips. Let us try to be clearer: this kind of travel allows grandparents, […]

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The Funniest in South Africa

South Africa’s Route 62 is our very own equivalent to the American 66 and a popular and exciting way to discover the Western Cape. It offers a beautiful alternative road to the N2 highway from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth and is treasured by locals and foreigners alike. Road trip lovers will most certainly appreciate […]

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Swaziland: A Dancing Country

Do you want to be immersed in African culture beauties? Landlocked by South Africa and bordered by Mozambique, the Kingdom of Swaziland is the perfect place for a unique cultural experience, with flowing dances and songs. In this little country, with its beautiful landscapes, you will attend the colourful ceremonies which take place regularly to […]

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Cape Town International Jazz Festival

Music lovers, listen up! It is happening this month in Cape Town: the must-visit Cape Town International Jazz festival. For 16 years, every last week of March, the Mother City has been welcoming locals and international Jazz artists in a groovy spirit for an exceptional musical week. Taking place in the Cape Town Convention Centre […]

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Riding between ocean and desert – Namibia

My friends and I decided to be adventurous and explore Southern Africa by motorbike. Not knowing what to expect we flew to Windhoek where we were met and transferred to our hotel. Later that evening we met at a restaurant for dinner to discuss the tour that lay ahead of us. Let’s go to Etosha […]

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5 Mother City markets not to be missed!

It’s here that I have (re) discovered the simplicity of a local market, the happiness of spending a few hours in a simple and relaxed atmosphere, hanging out in the middle of the food stalls and local products. This is a great moment to share with friends or family! The markets hold a special place […]

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Happiness is in the Winelands!

Yippee! Here we are leaving for a weekend trip through the winelands. The road is beautiful, the air is sweet and the future is bright… We pointed to a few landmarks on the map to use as a linking thread of our gustative adventure. A pleasant mix of wine and local product tasting. Of course, […]