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10 “must do’s” when planning a visit to KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

KwaZulu-Natal is a fascinating mix of east and west. The combination of our colonial, Zulu and Indian histories has created a rich tapestry of cuisine, culture and lifestyle. The province is blessed with abundant natural beauty and temperate weather all year round, making it an essential stop on any visitor’s itinerary. Here are 10 “must […]

The pyramids in Giza

Whispers on the Nile

Three years after Revolution, Egypt is quiet, but still calling. As Egypt looks forward to a new era of democracy and stability, there’s never been a better time to see it. Following the Arab Spring, no country took a harder hit to tourism than Egypt. Once North Africa’s golden child, home to the last surviving […]

Beyond the Big Five

First on the list for first-time travellers to Africa is often the “Big Five”. The Big Five are ofcourse 5 animals who were once regarded as the hardest prey for Big Game Hunters, and Safari operators still use the term today. They are the Rhinoceros, Lion, Leopard, and Cape Buffalo. So yes, they’re important, they are all […]