Monday, July 4, 2022

Caroline Hurry

Winner of a Tourism Authority of Thailand Award for International Media Reporting, Caroline Hurry has written for Independent Newspapers, The Citizen, Sunday Times, Business Traveller, Journeys, and Habitat, among others. Married to a Dane, she divides her time between Copenhagen and Johannesburg. A self-described word herder, dog wrangler, and cat slave, she loves visiting new countries and sitting in the lap of luxury

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Awaken the Muse-ic

Johannesburg-based Biofield Tuner and Sound Therapist Wendy Leppard can help restore harmony and renew our life force.

Last Tango in BA?

With its cobblestones and colourful corrugated iron conventillos, La Boca dazzles in hues of pinks, reds, yellows and blues but it might be a while before you can visit again

Lethabo Life

Where else that's close to Johannesburg can you see Cape Clawless Otter hunt in the Crocodile River rapids a few feet from your lounger?

Karoo Roads

Julienne du Toit and Chris Marais have come out swinging after the COVID lockdown and doing what they do best: recounting the beloved stories of the Heartland of South Africa.

Kevin Leo Smith

Caroline Hurry chats to Kevin Leo Smith about how to run a successful safari operation in Africa, potential snares to avoid and his own preferences when it comes to spending time in the bush with his family

Room with a boo!

In the wee hours, I awoke with a start. Something ‒ or someone ‒ kept switching on the bathroom light. It would shine for a few minutes, then go dark. My husband snored on despite my persistent prodding, so I got up to gaze across the moonlit garden and fields, listening for clanking chains or deathly moans. Ikke noget!

Heavenly Dome

Around 2600-miles north of its Patagonian tail, the Atacaman head of serpentine Chile snakes into Bolivia, Peru, and Argentina. Stripped down to shape and shadow, this desiccated Disneyland lures adventurers, archaeologists, and astronomers alike.

Ziplining in the Drakensberg

From the rabbit hole, as the first platform was aptly named, I plunged like Alice into a wonderland of treetops, vines, dappled sunlight, waterfalls and rainbows. Dangling above it all like pantomime fairy, I waited for vertigo to strike

Gilt(y) Pleasures

You can't go to St Petersburg and not visit Catherine’s Palace and Peterhof. Their combined splendour would put today's richest Russian oligarchs to shame

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Recreational Rugs

Molori Safari offers the perfect destination for couples and families in search of a bespoke luxury safari experience.

Fastjet’s new flights

Fastjet starts an extra flight between Johannesburg and Victoria Falls

Scent of a leopard

The male settles down on a flat granite rock, radiating feline confidence and independence. The female is determined to crack his resistance.

A whale of a time

Southern Rights frolic in the beautiful bays favoured as the choice mating and breeding grounds for the species.

A journey of purpose

Named after a King Shaka descendant, Biyela Lodge at mFulaWozi Wilderness Private Game Reserve comprises 12 standalone luxury suites