Destinations

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

You can easily type the words “Day of the Dead” into that well-known search engine and get all the information you need about the tradition that is today known…

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The Oyster Box Hotel, Durban

If you’re going to be spending any length of time in (beautiful) Durban, odds are you’re going to hear about The Oyster Box Hotel. It is, quite simply, one of the most…

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Rocktail Beach Camp, KwaZulu/Natal

(image credit: Mark Peddle) Looking for a completely unforgettable holiday, that combines natural beauty, relaxation and a large dose of pampering? I have the perfect…

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Sodwana Bay, KwaZulu-Natal

(image credit) If you love scuba diving, or even snorkelling, you will probably have heard of Sodwana Bay… It’s generally spoken about in hushed, reverent tones,…

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Two great Franschhoek wine farms

Franschhoek, for the uninitiated, is a little slice of France just outside Cape Town. The charming streets, the many cafés and restaurants, the profusion of French names…

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Why Berlin is boss

I visited the magnificent city of Berlin two years ago, and now count this as one of my favourite destinations of all time. Why you might ask? Well, here are a few reasons why…

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