Monthly Archives: December 2016

Magnificent Mountain Passes of the Western Cape

    Rev up your engines. These scenic drives are worth planning your entire holiday around. Driving through a mountain pass carries with it a certain symbolism. More than just the exhilarating sense of freedom that being on the open … Continue reading

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Top Beaches in Cape Town

A Selection of the best beaches in and around The Mother City. Last Updated: 14 November 2016 The cold, wet winter has left Cape Town, and the summer season has arrived. The glorious summer sun illuminates our white sand beaches, … Continue reading

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Cape Town’s Must-See Attractions

Some of Cape Town’s top attractions and the best things to do in the surrounds Last Update December 20, 2016 Cape Town’s top attractions capture the city’s vibrant spirit and culture. From free outdoor entertainment, history, culture and nature to … Continue reading

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Is this the most luxurious safari in Africa?

Luxury fly-in safaris don’t come much better than this. Steve Yates from Kuoni at John Lewis Oxford Street heads off to Tanzania with his camera to see what a sky safari is all about. I climb up the steps of … Continue reading

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Indian Ocean islands add extra dimensions to African holidays

Islands off the east coast of Africa have their individual ‘personalities’ but their appeal is universal, writes Michelle Colman. The Indian Ocean islands offer a perfect match to a client’s sub-Saharan itinerary, says Michelle Forrester, Contracting Executive Indian Ocean Islands … Continue reading

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7 great things to do in Cape Town this weekend

 Our pick of seven of the best events and things to do in Cape Town from Friday, 16 to Sunday, 18 December 2016. Pick any weekend of the year in Cape Town and you’re bound to find a host of … Continue reading

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50 super cool things to do for kids

A selection of the best things to do for kids in Cape Town and surrounds Last Update: December 7, 2016 Think back to your childhood. I mean, way back when your biggest concern was Barbie’s love life, or which Scalextric car … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Retreats in Africa

Fall in love with Africa this Valentine’s Day and treat you and a loved one to a romantic get-away to one of Virgin Limited Edition’s secluded retreats. From the jaw-dropping calm of the Atlas Mountains in Morocco to the peaceful … Continue reading

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Places to stay and things to do

Stone Town in Zanzibar. Stone Town location with excursions to the beach          Located in the heart of Stone Town, the Zanzibar Serena Hotel is set in two historic seafront buildings now integrated into a single property. One building was an … Continue reading

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A spotlight on the Wild Coast

The Wild Coast in the Eastern Cape provides unspoiled natural beauty. Guests travelling to the Wild Coast can explore the area by foot, 4×4, or horseback. Kim Emmanuel looks at what’s on offer in this coastal region. The Wild Coast … Continue reading

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