Did you know that our very own Jonty Rhodes will be waving the South African flag in India. He has been chosen to represent South African Tourism in India, as a means of educating India about Holidaying in South Africa. As Jonty is a respected celeb in India (due to Indian Locals being Cricket Crazy) for his many years in South African International Cricket. (more…)
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If you already HAVE your family and friends, perhaps think about booking a surf weekend away for everyone to enjoy over Easter!
If you have not yet booked your Easter accommodation, we recommend you do it NOW before it is too late. Call Optima on 0860 333 666 to find your dream holiday resort. In the meantime, take a few minutes to relax and read this article. (more…)
Established in 1835, Spiga is renowned for its exceptional quality Italian cuisine. With having always offered fantastic service, with a friendly smile, the atmosphere is to die for and very original for Durban. Located on 200 Florida Road, Spiga is a definite MUST for Valentines day or any other day for that matter. (more…)
While we tend to think most of romance around Valentine’s Day, our favorite romantic getaways are guaranteed to rekindle a long-standing romance, or kick a new one up a notch, all year long. Whether you choose to cuddle up on a gondola ride in Venice; snuggle under a blanket on a caleche ride in Quebec City; dance cheek-to-cheek in Buenos Aires; spend long days canoodling on spectacular islands like Bora Bora, Santorini, and Nevis; cruise magical Halong Bay; or discover breathtaking Dubrovnik together, you’re bound to feel a renewed (or new) sense of intimacy with your partner. Of course, no list of this sort would be complete without a nod to Paris, the epitome of romantic getaways (and site of countless marriage proposals), but dear Santa Barbara, closer to home, is just as ripe for a tryst, with countless spas and vineyards in the vicinity that are sure to help you and yours relax – and lose your inhibitions. (more…)
The Midmar Mile is the largest open water swimming event, so sayeth the Guinness Book of Records. It is something not to be missed in Durban 9 – 10 February.
The Midmar Mile is a swimming race held annually in February at the Midmar Dam north of Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Each year, it draws thousands of competitors, from serious international athletes and Olympic medalists to purely recreational swimmers. (more…)
Today, I felt adventurous and wanted to write about some of the crazy things we can do, as South Africans and international travelers visiting our beautiful country. Activities every person should experience at least once in their lifetime! Well, here goes… (more…)
Today we celebrate the freedom to travel. To walk the path so many have walked before, and some may dare to dream of discovery, one experience yet to be found by man.
Travel as much as you can. See every inch of the world and your country. South Africa is filled with wonder, beauty, culture, cuisine, danger, excitement and everything in between. Today, we celebrate the 10 most infamous travelers of our world History. Dream big, think of the excitement these explorers held on to when they approached the shores of Africa, entered into Space on a rocket or inventing a new plastic water bottle still used to this day! (more…)