Explore | Kirstenbosch botanical gardens

The world is a beautiful place, filled with a multitude of natural wonders of which botanical gardens magnificently display throughout their grounds. Imagine stepping into a world bursting with colour. In Cape Town, South Africa; Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens preserve the best of nature – and welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors per year. Acclaimed as…

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Stay | Pezula Hotel & Spa

Rated one of the best resorts in Africa; this magnificent property boasts one of the best locations on the continent, the Garden Route of South Africa. Situated in Knysna on the Pezula Private Estate, Pezula Hotel is home to the Pezula Championship Golf Course, Pezula Spa, and with easy access to Noetzie beach, it’s the place…

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Explore | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

After a week in Zanzibar, we departed from the island and headed back to Cape Town. We broke up our trip as total travel time was 9 hours, so we stayed two nights in Ethiopia at the Hilton Addis Ababa on our way back. If you’re traveling via Addis with a connecting flight, I highly…

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Explore | Tsitsikamma, Garden Route

As the Garden Route is one of my favourite destinations in South Africa; there was still one area that I have not yet ticked of my bucket list, Tsitsikamma. This rainforest area of the Garden Route National Park is on South Africa’s southern coast, tucked between the sea and mountains. It encompasses a marine reserve,…

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Explore | Swakopmund & Walvis Bay, Namibia

Namibia is one of the comprehensively tourist-friendly countries in Africa. The country offers visitors the chance to climb the highest sand dune in the world and descend to the floor of the deepest canyon in Africa. This landscape has seen an increase in the amount of lodges and safari camps and with almost one fifth…

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Explore | Windhoek, Namibia

Windhoek is the capital of Namibia and a relatively small city by global contrast. The country is a tourism success story with numerous natural attractions, an abundance of wildlife and luxury accommodation. The city is well-known for its nostalgic German architecture and relaxed atmosphere. Not being your typical tourist destination; Windhoek is a vibrant city…

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Eat | Overhex Bistro

Conveniently located 7km from Worcester on the R60 wine route, Overhex Bistro promises to delight their visitor’s taste buds with mouth-watering food, quality wines and locally sourced craft beers. Overhex Wines International is home to the Balance and Survivor wines. Not only is this a trendy restaurant but also a full working winery, delivering export…

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Explore | Babylonstoren

Babylonstoren is a beautiful and historic Cape Dutch farm situated in the scenic Franschoek wine valley, only minutes from Stellenbosch and Paarl. Visitors to Babylonstoren can enjoy a unique and real working South African farm experience. The farm is renowned for its extensive gardens, free roaming farm animals, vineyards, the hotel & spa and most…

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Explore | Nairobi, Kenya

  As one of the most beautiful African countries; Kenya’s rich history, abundance of wildlife and fast-growing economy is some of the reasons why it has seen an influx of tourists over the last couple of years. International hotel chains emerge from the grey skyline, one after the other throughout the capital, Nairobi. Nairobi is…

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Eat | Mont Marie

Mont Marie restaurant offers an exceptional wine tasting and culinary experience in a luxurious setting overlooking lush green lawns and the stunning farm dam. It’s not often that you stumble across a treasure right on your doorstep. It’s a Sunday morning and we took a scenic drive through Stellenbosch, looking for a quiet little café…

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