Featured Blogs

27/09/17 |
Silver Forest Lodge And Spa in Luxury Helderberg with Airlink

One of the things that I love most about my job is that I get to meet inspiring people that are following their dreams in beautiful parts of the world, and hear their story. That and discovering a whole new part of a city I thought I knew. Which is exactly what happened when I headed for a weekend of relaxation and pampering at Silver Forest Lodge & Spa with Airlink, who conveniently fly to Cape Town from Pretoria’s Wonderboom National Airport daily.

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27/09/17 |
15 Things to Do in Northern Kruger National Park

Kruger is the flagship of the South African national parks, one of Africa’s best places to see a diversity of wildlife, including the much sought-after Big Five. It also boasts more than 200 cultural heritage sites, and there’s a treasure house of things to do.

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27/09/17 |
Camp Kuzuma Outside Kasane, Botswana with Airlink

As the plane leaves Johannesburg Kasane bound, I try to remember the last time I visited this part of the country. It’s been at least ten years I work out, and I can’t wait to have my feet back on Botswana land. On arrival and having cleared immigration, a warm welcome has me in the car for the hour’s drive to Camp Kuzuma where I will spend two nights. The weather is warm and I shed layers as I watch the every day scenes from the car. On route we spot two elephants casually feeding on the side of the road, an apt reminder of how wonderfully wild it really is here.

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27/09/17 |
Airlink and Sabi Sands - Celebrating 25 Years of Aviation Pioneering

For the last 25 years, Airlink has flown millions of customers to spectacular destinations across the Southern African region. In that time, it’s become clear that the African bushveld holds a particular allure for our passengers. About 80% of visitors to the Sabi Sands Game Reserve fly Airlink when they visit that special place.

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26/09/17 |
An In-Depth Travel Guide to Cape Town

Dominated by the iconic Table Mountain, which serves as a backdrop everywhere in the city, Cape Town is a mish-mash of cultures. Its appeal was apparent the day we arrived.

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26/09/17 |
The Big 5 on the Garden Route

We turned a corner and there he was, Madoda, the King of the Garden Route. The exceptionally photogenic resident male lion of Gondwana Game Reserve has infamous fluffy locks that make him the ‘mane’ attraction among visitors.

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19/09/17 |
Orange is Green for all Ages

The vast open spaces of the Northern Cape in South Africa are breathtaking. Not in the way a Renaissance Cathedral in Rome, or your first glimpse of the Grand Canyon would do it, but rather a slow realization that here you need to calm down and breathe, or somehow be out of place.

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15/09/17 |
Fly to St Helena from 14 October 2017

St Helena Government and Airlink have announced that travellers wishing to fly to St Helena, a long awaited dream for the Island and Saints around the world, will be able to do so from 14 October 2017.

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08/09/17 |
The Kalahari in a Long Weekend

Upington's runway is the longest in Africa, certified to land a NASA Shuttle of it goes astray. It also lands big Airbus planes carrying new model cars for and crews to test them on these long, hot roads. VW, Mercedes and BMW were all in town during the same week as Portfolio's James.

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