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Our travel blog features tips and advice on how you can travel better, cheaper, and smarter so you can explore the world on a budget. Read through our blog posts and get new ideas for your next travel destination!

Best time to visit the Karoo

Best time to visit the Karoo

With the blisteringly hot summer months behind us, and as Autumn approaches, this is an ideal time to visit the Karoo and explore and discover the many treasures found in this barren but beautiful landscape. Each of the small towns dotted across the Karoo has...

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Staycation Bucket List

Staycation Bucket List

When it comes to international travel, our wings have been clipped but there is no need to pack away the holiday goodies yet.When it comes to international travel, our wings have been clipped but there is no need to pack away the holiday goodies yet. South Africa is...

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The Valley with 1000 things to do

The Valley with 1000 things to do

With holidays just around the corner, this is an ideal time to explore and rediscover the many attractions on offer in the historic Valley of a Thousand Hills which is just a stone’s throw outside of Durban. The valley and its rolling hills were created by the Umgeni...

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Wild Coast Family Adventure

Wild Coast Family Adventure

If you are looking for entertainment and excitement, or relaxation and inspiration while being surrounded by the natural beauty of the fabled Wild Coast, then the Wild Coast Sun is the place for you. The resort and casino complex lies nestled among the rolling hills...

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Pilanesberg, a world-class experience on our doorstep

Pilanesberg, a world-class experience on our doorstep

Just two hour’s drive from Johannesburg is the country’s fourth largest game reserve offering visitors a big-5 game experience, a range of luxury accommodation facilities and everything from hot air ballooning to some of the best game viewing in the country. Often...

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KZN South Coast – rediscover an old favourite

KZN South Coast – rediscover an old favourite

The KZN South Coast has been a favourite family holiday destination for as long as anyone can remember. It has everything from caravan parks to luxury estates, you can laze the day away on a lagoon paddle-boat or give yourself a shot of adrenalin stepping off the top...

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Getting out and about again

Getting out and about again

If the Covid regulations had done one thing – it is to make us appreciate the outdoors even more. We’re not talking about trekking in Nepal, but simply taking a walk in the local park. Even cities like Joburg are dotted with little pockets of nature where you can take...

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Sani – a word still associated with Adventure

Sani – a word still associated with Adventure

I doubt there are any 4X4 owners in KwaZulu Natal who have not either driven the Sani Pass or have it on their ever-growing post-lockdown bucket list. In many ways this pass between South Africa and Lesotho still has the allure of a true adventure. Few reach the...

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Showing a foreign tourist the best of Cape Town

Showing a foreign tourist the best of Cape Town

Cape Town is one of the most popular travel destinations for travellers all over the world. This comes as no surprise as the Mother City is a very visually appealing holiday destination, boasting a wide variety of attractions ‒ from mountains, forests and beaches to...

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Rediscover South Africa

Rediscover South Africa

South Africa is often described as the world in one country. This is no idle boast, it truly is. As we sit at home with the Covid-19 lockdown, our wanderlust quelled and travel wings clipped, spare a thought for those in the travel and hospitality industries that have...

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