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South Africa: Safari luxury at River Bend Lodge

When planning your first South African family safari the Eastern Cape reserves are by far the best. Malaria-free they offer the safest option when travelling with children. We spent three wonderful days at the charming River Bend Lodge. Best safari…

Top 5 stops on the Garden Route in South Africa

High on the list for many Cape Town visitors is the chance to experience one of the world’s most spectacular drives. We were no exception and couldn’t wait to hit the 200 mile scenic road which winds around South Africa’s southeastern…

10 reasons why Cape Town stole my heart

Cape Town has got to be one of the most spectacular cities I’ve ever visited. Nothing can prepare you for the breathtaking beauty when you arrive and I have to admit I fell head over heels in love on my first…

South Africa: The Pot Luck Club in Cape Town

Cape Town is the culinary capital of South Africa. My advice to anyone travelling here is not to make the same mistake as we did. Allow more than three days for this beautiful city, particularly if you’re a foodie. Trust me,…

South Africa: The Elephant Sanctuary, Plettenberg Bay

Anyone who knows me will know about my big love for the gentle giants that roam our earth. Elephants embody a tender and peaceful spirit. These immensely powerful animals have always fascinated for me from a young age. An Elephant…

South Africa: 7 tips for an incredible family Safari

An African safari holiday has topped my bucket list dreams for as long as I can remember. Although as we all know life can somewhat get in the way of wanderlusting. At first I couldn’t afford to go, after marriage and…

South Africa: Lunch in Franschhoek at La Petite Ferme

On our day tour of the Cape Winelands we stopped for lunch in Franschhoek – one of the oldest towns in South Africa. Translated as the ‘French Corner’ it’s also known as the country’s gourmet capital. My tastebuds were obviously…

South Africa: Exploring the Cape Winelands with kids

In the planning stages of my epic trip to South Africa I initially dismissed the idea of visiting the wine regions. I know, I know! Utterly foolish. How can you visit South Africa and miss out on the fruits of its…

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