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Getting your kicks on Route 62

Our blog editor Joy-Anne writes about one of her favourite South African destinations - the Klein Karoo. Read more >

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Discovering Welgevonden Private Game Reserve

Portfolio Collection's Creative Director James Delaney recently stayed at Nedile Lodge in the Welgevonden Private Game Reserve. Read more >

De Hoek Getaway winner report back on her weekend away

Michele Caine was the lucky winner of a recent getaway at De Hoek Country Hotel in Magaliesburg, in our Insider Tips newsletter. She and her hubby loved their stay and she tells us about it today. Read more >

10 Questions with our Rovos Rail competition winner

Lucky lady Kitty Treki was the winner of our Rovos Rail Journey of a Lifetime competition. She shares her memories and photos of the experience with us today. Read more >


Hog Hollow is a beautiful place to wallow

Sherry and Glynn Woods were the lucky winners of a stay at Hog Hollow Country Lodge in The Crags, Plettenberg Bay. They went earlier this month, and Sherry sent us this write up - sounds like they had a blast! Read more >

French Corner of the Winelands

Guest blogger and 'Cape Town Diva' Allison Foat enjoyed a visit to beautiful Franschhoek recently when the mountains were still dusted with snow...Let's go along for the drive! PS scroll down for one of our recommended Franschhoek places to stay. Read more >

A life connoisseur's paradise

Feature blogger Katarina Mancama stayed at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse in Tulbagh last weekend - and she didn't want to leave... Read more >

Montagu, a small town with big heart...

"Cape Town Diva" Allison Foat tells us about her recent visit to Montagu, a delightful spot along Route 62. Scroll down to find out where to stay in Montagu... Read more >

Our idyllic family holiday on the Wild Coast

Jenni Saunders and her family spent a wonderful few days at Umngazi River Bungalows on the Wild Coast. She tells us how this is one luxury establishment that really GETS kids (while offering adults a wonderfully relaxed experience). Read more >

The Other Side of Cape Town - On Foot

Guest blogger Bronwen Watson recently enjoyed a Cape Town getaway and wrote about her experiences of exploring the Mother City without the luxury of her own car. Read more >

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