44 Stanley

You’d expect to find a classy shopping centre such as 44 Stanley in an upmarket area of San Francisco, Madrid or Rio – certainly not in a…

Big 5 safaris

Big Five safaris in South Africa are a must-do for anyone fascinated by wildlife. Big Five refers to buffalo, elephant, lion, leopard and…

It's always a 'best time to visit South Africa', all year round.

Picking a best time to visit South Africa is not a task easily accomplished.  After all, this is a country famous for its sunshine and…

Find "your" freedom in South Africa

It’s Freedom Day on the 27th of April, the day where we all celebrate the birth of the New South Africa! Enjoy the freedom to travel,…
Guy Aubrey Chalkley once set up camp in a majestic centuries-old Leadwood Tree to escape the predators roaming the plains below. That’s when it was decided that it would be the ideal place to build the ultimate bush bedroom, and so came to be The Chalkley Treehouse. A secure and lavish platform under the stars, the treehouse has all the 5-star comforts but affords an experience as wild as the animals that roam beneath it. Guests are taken to the treehouse at sunset, where drinks and a scrumptious picnic dinner await. BEST TIME TO VISIT Winter is the best time for game-spotting. The grass is low and animals are dependent on waterholes. LENGTH OF STAY At least three nights, much more if possible as there is plenty to see and do. WHAT TO PACK Comfortable lightweight clothes, plus a warm jacket for winter evenings. Plenty of sunscreens and a hat, no matter what the season. Depending on your idea of romance, just you and your loved one in the middle of the bush is one incredible first night of your honeymoon experience. Forget Wi-Fi, you won’t even sleep given the number of stars, the moon traveling through the night sky and the sounds of the bush around you. An experience to treasure forever. Image courtesy @lionsandsgamereserve via @boss_hotels #wowSouthAfrica #travelsouthafrica #wonderlust #TravelSalA #ExploreSouthAfrica #thisissouthafrica

Community tourism projects

Community tourism projects in South Africa are inspired by Nelson Mandela's legacy of moral fortitude and offer a way for the local and international traveller to acquire a little of his glow and change the southern tip of Africa for the…

Massages in the bush

Massages in the bush are right at the top of the list of South African health and beauty indulgences. What better way to pummel out the stress and strains of life than with a relaxing massage out in the tranquil African bush? Sigh, life…

Midlands Meander

Showcasing world-class hospitality and agricultural industries, the Midlands Meander offers the visitor country flair with stunning surroundings. The area is well-known for its arts and crafts, and a highlight includes watching craftsmen at…

Rock art

South African rock art has survived because of bitter irony. The San were hunted by Europeans, Zulu, Basotho and other tribes because of their belief that livestock should belong to all. They were forced into the Kalahari Desert and the…
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