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Franschhoek or Stellenbosch?

Tracey Campbell - November 8, 2013

Yes, another frequently asked question, and one that has oddly enough popped on up TripAdvisor twice this week, is where should people stay in the Winelands – Franschhoek or Stellenbosch? Most people put aside only one/2 nights for a stay in the Winelands, so unless they want to do one night in both, then there […] Read More

Top Spring Cape Town Experiences

Tracey Campbell - November 1, 2013

Whilst the daylight hours here in the UK are rapidly getting shorter, and it now time to dig out once again the woolly hats, scarves and glove sets, over in Cape Town they are embracing the start of Spring. The days are getting longer, the temperature is getting warmer, and everyone is digging out their […] Read More

Windy Day Blues?

Tracey Campbell - October 28, 2013

In the UK today, a lot of people woke up (or indeed may not have even slept) to gale force winds this morning howling around our windows. Homes are without electricity, train services have been cancelled, and flood warnings have been issued. For anyone holidaying in Cape Town today, however, they can also get their […] Read More

Frequently Asked Questions – Is It Safe?

Tracey Campbell - October 17, 2013

If I had a pound for every time we were asked this, or indeed for every time this question pops up on the Trip Advisor South Africa forum, I would not be sitting here typing my travel blog, I would have taken early retirement and be living it up on my private island in the […] Read More

The Best Time to Go on Safari in Kruger

Tracey Campbell - May 14, 2013

This is possibly one of the most frequently asked questions that our consultants get on a weekly basis – When is the best time to go on safari in Kruger? The answer, of course, is that any time is good – especially if you are a safari enthusiast, the Kruger National Park and the adjoining […] Read More

Congratulations to Cape Town – Best Beach Destination

Tracey Campbell - September 28, 2012

In last week’s annual World Travel Awards, Cape Town stormed to victory, and took the Best Beach Destination award. Cape Town was against stiff competition from the likes of Bazaruto in Mozambique, Diani Beach in Kenya, the Garden Route’s Plettenberg Bay,  and Zanzibar in Tanzania, not forgetting the previous winner, Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt. […] Read More

Cape Town and Garden Route Escorted Tour in October from just £1,015 per person

Tracey Campbell - September 25, 2012

If you are looking for a last minute inspiration to get away for a week, take a look at this 6 night/7 day tour that we are offering.  With only a few places left, now is the time to ask us to book your place on this escorted trip, which starts in Cape Town and […] Read More

Top 5 Things to Do In Cape Town

Tracey Campbell - September 19, 2012

Table Mountain If the weather is beautiful – go up Table Mountain immediately!  This really is one of the main highlights of Cape Town, and even if it is a beautiful morning sometimes in the afternoon a cloud can descend on the top of the mountain – it looks like a white tablecloth laying over […] Read More

Some Top Tips for Whale Watching Novices

Tracey Campbell - September 3, 2012

Whale watching is one of the highlights of a trip to South Africa, and especially now, between the months of September and October, daily sightings of these majestic creatures are the norm.  Don’t quote me on that, however, as this is wildlife, so NOTHING can every be 100% guaranteed! The most common whale to spot […] Read More

Air Botswana to launch new service between Cape Town and the Okavango Delta

Tracey Campbell - May 13, 2012

Making it easy to combine Cape Town with a safari in the Okavango Delta, Air Botswana are about to launch a new daily direct flight between Maun (MUB) and Cape Town (CPT) with effect from June 01 2012. Maun serves as the gateway to the world famous Okavango Delta, which offers an opportunity for the […] Read More