Thursday, June 20, 2019

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Range Topper

Over the decades I must have sat here a dozen times with peaks including the prominent Rhino Horn rearing up as a backdrop.The winter sun is gentle. Those Berg views – so inviting of bromides ranging from “awe-inspiring” to “majestic,” largely because they are so timeless and unshakeable.

Founders Forum Finalists

British Airways joined up with Founders Forum to give five start-ups the chance to pitch their ideas to a host of judges on board the flight including Alex Cruz, British Airways Chairman and CEO and leading tech entrepreneurs, investors and CEOs. The winner will be chosen today!

Rock Up To Boulders

While Tintswalo Atlantic continue with their rebuild after the fire in February, their sister lodge, Tintswalo at Boulders Boutique Villa  is offering a free night’s accommodation for every three nights booked.

Tzaneen’s dreamiest retreat

The best thing about wandering around the mountains is getting back to Kings Walden. The large bedrooms, with huge en-suite bathrooms (bath and shower), and king size double bed are the perfect place for nodding off with a book.

Alpine Adventure

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Zermatt’s air is so crisp you can crunch it. I threw open the doors to my balcony overlooking snow-covered peaks, breathed in deeply, and lowered myself to the ground for a press-up. Very invigorating!

Ka-ching Kong

The incessant din of the jackhammer is surely Hong Kong’s national anthem. It is the noise of money being minted, and lots of it. Like Daisy in The Great Gatsby, the city's “voice is full of money”.
Officially, the aurora-borealis comprises electrically charged particles from the sun colliding with gas molecules but the more arcane among us know these celestial emanations mark the entrance to a twilight paradise lit by a twin sun, where assorted beings, including Germans from the Vril Society, a few pixies, giants, and Lemurian descendants, have lived in perfect health for hundreds of years

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Over Exposed

In a guest encounter of the embarrassing kind, hotelier Chris Harvie finds himself baring more than his soul 

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Safari Specials

Jock Safari Lodge in the Kruger National Park is offering a Winter Wellness package at R8 064 pps per night, Sanbona Wildlife Reserve has introduced a Family Getaway Experience at Gondwana Family Lodge, while Tintswalo Lapalala in the Waterberg is offering a 50% discount for South Africans at their camp in the 44 500-hectare Lapalala Wilderness Reserve.

Founders Forum Finalists

British Airways joined up with Founders Forum to give five start-ups the chance to pitch their ideas to a host of judges on board the flight including Alex Cruz, British Airways Chairman and CEO and leading tech entrepreneurs, investors and CEOs. The winner will be chosen today!

What the Carbon Tax means for travellers

yet again, a government tax is being introduced with no actual explanation of where, and how, the collected funds will be used or if, indeed, they will be put towards even more environmental safeguards – or just simply disappear into that Treasury vacuum.