Road Tripping with Travel Massive!

Last month, I was out on the road exploring more of South Africa. This time on the Travel Massive Road Trip powered by Ford South Africa with 9 influencers who also love travel in South Africa as much as I do. It was actually a bit daunting for me because as some of you know,…

My First Big Five Safari

Last year, I took a trip to the Pilanesberg National Park. The Pilanesberg is in the North West Province not too far from Sun City. While there, we stayed at the Manyane Resort took in some great sights on our Safari trips.

The time I went Kloofing for the first time…by MISTAKE

On a recent weekend getaway, we headed to Mountain Sanctuary, a small nature reserve in the Magaliesberg with stunning crystal clear rock pools. It’s a great place for camping, swimming, and family fun. I know this because while sitting quietly at one of the pools a whole troop of families, with I don’t know how many…

Traditional Weddings, Rural beauty and That One Aunt

It’s the early hours of the morning. We are deep in the Eastern Cape Province discovering how cold it can actually get there at night. Although we’re wrapped up tight, the cold surreptitiously coaxed its way through our tightly woven blankets and mercilessly punches us. Curled up in a ball, the rustling sound of a…

Rediscovering cycling in Soweto

I first heard about the Soweto cycle tours from my mom of all places. She’s one of those people who doesn’t just wonder what’s going on but rolls down the window and asks. I did the tour a while back and it’s been sitting in my drafts box, which it turns out has a lot…

Photos: Dawson’s Game & Trout Lodge, Mpumalanga Wedding Celebrations

The season of weddings is upon me. It’s that  phase of life when suddenly all your peers are getting engaged and it’s weddings galore. The good thing about my friends is that they love to travel, so they’re either living in interesting places (and fell in love there) or planning a destination wedding.  This usually…

Let’s Go Camping

Sleeping bag…check Tent…check Fire apparatus…check Wine…check and double check Firstly, I would like to say, this wasn’t my idea. As much as I’m all for new experiences, this is not a new experience. We’ve been camping before and if I recall correctly (and I do) we hated every moment of it. On the other hand,…

The little joys of travelling in your own country

I love travelling to different places, experiencing cultures different from my own and introducing my palate to intriguing flavours (some to be repeated and others forgotten). It’s easy to take for granted that you actually live in a beautiful, diverse country with incredible scenery, tasty food and good people. All the ingredients for a fabulous…

Hey China, take pik cha?

News24 Reader Hitekani Mbatsana was baffled to find locals turning their cameras on her as the tourist, during her recent visit to China. via Hey China, take pik cha?.