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How to plan your visit to Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens

The most beautiful garden in Africa, and one of the great botanical gardens in the world, a trip to Cape Town is not complete without a visit to explore the natural wonders set beneath the imposing mountain slopes of Table Mountain. To a pleasant experience, here's some info on tickets and tours to help you make the most of your visit... Read more >

Take the back roads between Joburg and Cape Town

It's almost that time of the year when you wake up before the birds, pack your "padkos", pick up a coffee and head off to get down to the coast as fast as possible. Read more >


How to plan your visit to the top of Table Mountain

Table Mountain is one of the most iconic natural wonders of the world, making it a must-visit tourist attraction in Cape Town. To ensure a safe, efficient and fun visit to take in the view from the top, here's some info on parking, queuing, tickets and tours to help you make the most of your visit. Read more >

The hidden gems of the Constantia Wine Route

A visit to Cape Town is not complete without enjoying a glass of local wine, and a popular way to do this is with a visit to a local wine farm. But instead of heading out to the winelands of Stellenboch and Franschhoek, located an hour outside of town, we recommend a visit to one of the vineyards located in the luscious Constantia valley, just 20 mins from the centre of town. Read more >

Finding Nemo... at the Two Oceans Aquarium

One of our youngest Portfolio ambassadors, Ivy, recently turned 2. To celebrate her mom, Heidi, took her along to the Two Oceans Aquarium to meet one of her movie idols... Read more >

7 Places to watch whales in South Africa

South Africa is well-known as one of the best destinations worldwide for watching whales. Whale-watching waters off the coast of Southern Africa run from False Bay, south of Cape Town, up as far as St Lucia in KwaZulu-Natal on the East Coast. Read more >

7 Amazing places to stay for under R400

Too often we think that taking a holiday is out of our reach financially and so we don't even look at what options are available out there. Read more >

7 Gourmet getaways around South Africa

South Africa has a wealth of gourmet gems scattered throughout the country, many unknown to locals and visitors alike. Read more >

7 Super stylish city stays in Southern Africa

Looking to stay somewhere unique on your next city break? We've rounded up 7 of our favourite stylish stays in cities around Southern Africa. Read more >

7 Places you'd rather be sitting right now

If you're like the majority of the population you spend most of your waking hours sitting at a desk and behind a computer... but we think you would much rather be sitting at one of these incredible places on a Monday morning! Read more >

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