Villiers Steyn and Tabby Mittins have been to Kruger National Park more than 50 times. This time they had a theory to test: does the ultimate route go from south to north?
Blog posts: Travel stories
Life as a travel journalist is not all luxury lodges and sun-kissed beaches. But we’re still a lucky bunch. Check out our favourite trips from 2014 for some inspiration for your travel this year!
I had the good fortune of visiting Groot Marico (or Bosman Country) in the North West recently: here’s what I learnt and heard over the weekend.
There is nothing quite like leaving home, only to find yourself in a place that feels like… home. It’s the warm hospitality at Val du Charron Wine and Olive Estate that makes you feel like putting up your feet.
An African rock python is seen constricting and swallowing a squirrel at Camp Linyanti in the Chobe National Park. After leaving an epic lion sighting, this unusual event was captured on camera and recorded by wildlife filmmaker, Kevin MacLaughlin.
There’s a brand new ‘super ship’ cruising the south of France these days. Justin Fox stepped aboard for a week of touring and regal pampering.
Simon’s Town is special: beaches, Victorian architecture, natural beauty in spades. It’s a village founded on history, and everyone has a story about their love for it.
Thanks to the modern day ‘Rail Europe tourist pass’, pocketing an ‘open’ ticket has never been easier. It’s not the first time I’ve done it – and it won’t be the last, but in Germany in particular, the über-efficient Deutshe Bahn service is a very cool way of getting about.
It seems a little unfair that an amateur birder can hop onto a mokoro in the Okavango Delta and see three Pel’s fishing owls, and then follow that up with a little champagne on the water… but that’s exactly what happened on my Mapula Lodge excursion!
Trekking out to the Central Kalahari could be one of the most exciting getaways of your life, especially if there is a combination of lodge luxury, desert camping, and quad bike joy rides.