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DRD4-7R, the wanderlust gene

As we enter Level 3 Lockdown, I wager that if you tested all the so-called business travellers in planes and cars, many would show up positive for the DRD4-7R gene, having got their papers in mint camouflage condition.

Bleak road facing SA lodge owners

The coronavirus has left the tourism and the hospitality industry reeling as hotels, B&Bs, lodges and restaurants have closed their doors and sent staff home.

Tintswalo’s new walking safaris

Seeking a Big Five safari venue that offers guided walks? Tintswalo Lodges have stepped up to the plate for those seeking the great outdoors after lockdown

Top Five European cities

Once the Covid-19 lockdown is over and we can start travelling again, let's head for any of these five top European destinations

Lessons from the Corona lockdown

Staying at home in the age of the Corona virus lockdown I'm discovering that many of my Facebook friends are virtue signallers, curtain twitchers, conspiracy theorists and pedantic pedagogues … who knew?

Tintswalo’s staycation deals

In response to the international Corona Covid-19 travel restrictions, Tintswalo Lodges have introduced reduced rates for locals with as much as 50% discount for self-drive travel until 31 July 2020.
We shared this semi-detached abode with our 60-something Finnish landlady who walked around in her bra, as is the summer custom. Indeed, I saw more Swedes in their underwear – business is clearly brisk for tattoo artists – than decent restaurants. It’s a great social leveler.

Caroline Hurry

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Seasoned scribe, content creator, and occasional website designer, Caroline enjoys forays into foreign lands, word herding, and spinning the occasional yarn. She divides her time between Johannesburg and Copenhagen

Safari and conservation

Spring Safari Special

Ever been on safari in spring? If so, you’d understand the hype, when the animal kingdom expresses its joy in the season of new life. Experience it for yourself by taking advantage of the Spring Special offered by Tau Game Lodge in the Madikwe Reserve, bordering Botswana
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