Postcards from South Africa – Favourite Destinations Series

Visiting South Africa is a destination almost everybody wants to visit, it is almost a right of passage for travellers. Having a stamp in your passport from here will gain the respect of other travelling types. Extra points are available to those that have visited both Johannesburg and Cape Town, as these are the big two cities of the sub-continent. …

Travel Serendipity – An Unexpected Encounter in the Drakensberg

I appreciated some serendipity in the Drakensberg; a compelling motive for choosing to travel. Discovering the unexpected is a large part of the appeal for me. It provides the excitement, exploring a world where even the remotest corners have been thoroughly surveyed and mapped. Anticipating a new discovery, finding something different or unexpected is a driving force for all modern-day …

Experiencing a Little of the Big Five in South Africa

Travelling to South Africa and not visiting one of the large game reserves such as Kruger, MalaMala or even Inverdoorn is probably unthinkable for many travellers. The draw of possibly seeing the Big Five is just too appealing and impossible to resist. The recent trip which was organised by South African Tourism concentrated on some alternative attractions in Durban and …