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Top three bags for long distance travel

Different trips call for different bags, even if the trips are of the same duration. A family vacation suitcase is going to be all about volume and will almost certainly need rolling wheels to manage the weight, while a business trip suitcase should …

Travelling essentials for vacations

It’s that time of the year when school closes and companies slow down until next year. We all deserve some rest and perhaps a little getaway to let off some steam. Going on vacation is fun, but not having the right essentials can quickly turn the vacation …

Types of holiday accommodation

So, you’ve decided that, this year, you deserve to go on a holiday. Good decision! There’s nothing like a change of scenery to recharge your batteries.   If you have left booking the accommodation for too late – never fear! The offers on …

New travel regulations for children

  There is a new South African immigration law that has come into effect relating to travelling abroad with children. From 1 June 2015, the Department of Home Affairs in South Africa will require all passengers under 18 to travel with an …

Small towns worth visiting in South Africa

When going on vacation or doing a road trip, small towns can make a great over-night pit stop or overall vacation destination. These are the jewels of their respective provinces and offer a great alternative to big city lights and the city bustle. These …

Going to the beach? Pack these essentials!

Summer holidays are only moments away. We're ticking off the days on our calendars, waiting for the end of exams and for the last school bells to ring, so we can finally hit it up at the beach. Packing for the beach can be a real stress for some people, …

The Dullstroom Winter Festival 2014

  There is lots to look forward to this Winter, with the Dullstroom Winter Festival coming. Taking place this year from the 4 July 2014- 6 July 2014, this promises to be a memorable event as its following and popularity grow each and every …

Top 5 music festival must-haves!

  South Africa is lucky to host a huge variety of outdoor music festivals throughout the year. From Oppikoppi to Rocking the Daisies, Earth Dance and TribeOne, there is something out there suited to everybody's tastes. If you are lucky, you'll be …

The must-see spring flower spots in South Africa

This blog post is taken over from Travelstart.   It’s time to head for nature’s great flower displays in the Western and Northern Cape, so we bring you this lovely blog post, slightly shortened, courtesy of Travelstart. …

Travelling right

Lolling on the Wild Coast pristine beaches... soaking up the beauty of the Cape Point Nature Reserve... ambling around the Winelands... exploring the Mpumalanga Meander... going on a sightseeing tour of a Latin American, Asian or European city... No …