LOCAL TRAVELS
Wild and wonderful at Thanda Safari

Wild and wonderful at Thanda Safari

The South African bush is a magical place. Its wildness has a way to draw you in. Then, its naturalness nurtures you for a little while and when the time is right, its wonder sends you back into the world, rested and at peace. Thanda Safari has all of this at its core.

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10 Best features of Rosemary Hill’s Big Pod

10 Best features of Rosemary Hill’s Big Pod

As part of a project for a recent article I wrote for The Citizen, my family and I stayed in one of Rosemary Hill’s new cabins just outside of Pretoria. The article was about the ten best cabin escapes in South Africa and well, Farmstays at Rosemary Hill definitely falls under the top 10. Here are the 10 best features of our stay at Rosemary Hill’s Big Pod.

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Zimbali Resort undergoing exciting changes

Zimbali Resort undergoing exciting changes

The Capital Apartments and Hotels has recently been confirmed as the business rescue practitioner’s preferred bidder for the popular Zimbali Resort in Kwazulu-Natal and is in for a R40 million revamp! I chatted to managing director, Marc Wachsberger about what travellers can expect going forward.

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Feeling all equestrian in the heart of Joburg

Feeling all equestrian in the heart of Joburg

I’ve always had a love for horses. I never really had the opportunity to have my own, or to ride often enough for that matter. Staying at the five-star Riboville Boutique Hotel & Restaurant had me feeling all equestrian right in the heart of Joburg. It had me dreaming about playing polo or even trying my hand at show jumping. What a turn of events that would be!

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Floating in a silo has never been more luxurious

Floating in a silo has never been more luxurious

The one thing I love about travelling and exploring new destinations, is that nothing is ever as it seems. That is exactly what we experienced at Fordoun Hotel and Spa in the Kwazulu-Natal Midlands, where you get to relax in a luxurious flotation pool that was once a dairy farm silo in which maze was kept. Like I said: Nothing is ever as it seems.

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