destinations

THE BEST WATER AND WALKING SAFARIS IN SOUTHERN TANZANIA

Stretched out among a grove of palm trees on the edge of the Rufiji River and Lake Nzerakera, Siwandu combines the best of bush and river experiences, with just a select few “glamping” tented rooms providing pure luxury. Pathways cut through the bush, past a shaded pool to reveal wooden deck verandas on which sit spacious and well-appointed canvas tents. In the twilight hours, guards escort you to a raised lounge and dining area where you sit under a sky of stars around the bush fire, close enough to feel the grunt of the hippos reverberate through the grove of palm trees. From the comfort of your king-size bed, you can…
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THE BEST WATER AND WALKING SAFARIS IN SOUTHERN TANZANIA

THE TOP TEN THINGS TO DO IN LIMPOPO

Invited by SA Tourism to experience all that Limpopo has to offer, here’s my list of the top ten things to do in Limpopo:

1. Kruger National Park

A game drive at the Kruger National Park is a must. One of Africa’s largest game reserves, it’s filled with game and offers fantastic wildlife viewing.

2. Amarula Lapa

Visit the Amarula Lapa in Phalaborwa, which is home to the world-renowned Amarula Cream liqueur. There’s nothing better than a shot or two poured over a couple of ice cubes for a truly refreshing sundowner in the Limpopo heat. You can also sample other marula products and try dishes from the Amarula-inspired menu,…
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THE TOP TEN THINGS TO DO IN LIMPOPO

WORLD’S MOST EXPENSIVE HOTEL SUITES REVEALED

Global luxury lifestyle guide Elite Traveler has released a list of the world’s most expensive and sinfully opulent hotel suites, with price tags that are sure to stun.

At the top of the list is the renowned Royal Penthouse Suite at the President Wilson Hotel in Geneva, Switzerland. The uber-lush 1 680mpenthouse occupies the entire eighth and top floor of the hotel and has 12 luxury bedrooms, marble bathrooms, incredible views of the lake and one of the world’s largest TV screens.

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For the peace of mind of its celebrity guests and heads of states, the…
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WORLD’S MOST EXPENSIVE HOTEL SUITES REVEALED

THE MOST ROMANTIC DESTINATION IN AFRICA

The romance novel publisher revealed its top 20 romantic destinations in the world, with the semi-autonomous island of Zanzibar being the only African representative.

The island, off the east coast of Africa, has long been a favoured travel destination for singles and couples alike and now the international community has taken notice.

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Mills and Boon commissioned travel experts to shortlist the best destinations for a romantic getaway and 2 000 readers then voted for the top 20.

Some surprising inclusions were St Petersburg, Russia, and San Francisco, USA.

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THE MOST ROMANTIC DESTINATION IN AFRICA

THE 20 MOST ROMANTIC DESTINATIONS IN THE WORLD

 

Mills and Boon’s escapist romance novels are often set in the most luxurious of destinations. With tall, dark and handsome bachelors and beautiful maidens headed for “happily ever after” the books are considered the best in their genre.

The publishing company has released the top 20 most romantic destinations in the world, with some surprising inclusions.

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Expectedly, Paris topped the list, followed by Santorini in Greece and Venice in Italy.

Also on the list are places like Bora Bora in French Polynesia, Agra in India, where one would find the Taj Mahal,…
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THE 20 MOST ROMANTIC DESTINATIONS IN THE WORLD

GALLERY: THE ISLE OF SKYE SET TO BE THE BACKDROP TO GAME OF THRONE’S SPIN-OFF SERIES

As die hard fans of the HBO’s Game of Thrones series patiently wait for season 8 to hit their screens in 2019, news of a spin-off series is doing the rounds. The iconic series based on a fantasy novel by American author George R. R. Martin is not only known for its intricately plotted storyline that’s kept viewers hooked for years, but also for the almost whimsical world locations that serve as backdrops to its unforgettable scenes.

In fact, the series’ set locations have inspired themed travel itineraries, allowing followers to explore the destinations in which The Seven Kingdoms of the story are…
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GALLERY: THE ISLE OF SKYE SET TO BE THE BACKDROP TO GAME OF THRONE’S SPIN-OFF SERIES