Featured Blogs

26/10/17 |
The magic of the Phinda Game Reserve

When you get caught up in the urban life and strife in South Africa, do yourself a favour (budget permitting of course), spend a few days in the South African bush. It truly is the most revitalising way to clear your head and get some perspective of how you fit into nature's food chain.

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25/10/17 |
Touch Down on St Helena Island

Giltedge Co-Owner, Murray Gardiner, was on board the historic flight as it touched down on St Helena’s spectacular runway. The smooth landing opened a new chapter for this remote and truly remarkable island which, until that moment, was only accessible on a five-night voyage on the Royal Mail Ship St Helena.

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25/10/17 |
Bazaruto Island – What Paradise Is Made Of

Just a short 40 minute boat trip from the beach at Vilanculos, across the most beautiful blue hues of the ocean, we arrived at our destination, greeted enthusiastically by a group of local drummers and dancers.

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25/10/17 |
Long Weekend: Johannesburg

From essential attractions like the Apartheid Museum, the Soweto township, and the nearby Lion Park, to a burgeoning scene of hipster bars, cafes and clubs, Francesca Lynagh runs the rule over South Africa’s largest metropolis…

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16/10/17 |
Backpacking SA's Wild Coast: Coffee Bay

Whilst many people come to South Africa to tick Cape Town, safaris and other pressing tourist attractions off their list, most leave too soon to discover the magic beyond the borders of our cities. The true escape lies in the quiet hills of the Transkei where cows are the only form of traffic and families live off the land.

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16/10/17 |
A Guide to Kimberley, South Africa's Historic Diamond City

I’m learning more about the various Southern African routes that Airlink services and flew to Kimberley with them to spend time in the Diamond City to uncover some of it’s significant attractions.

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12/10/17 |
Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Lodge, Sabi Sand, South Africa

My heart is pounding so hard I can hear it in my ears. Suddenly my daughter shoots a dirty look my way and says through gritted teeth ‘he can sense your fear’. Little does she know it is excitement instead of fear. My favorite predator is making eye contact with me – a majestic leopard is grooming the remnants of his warthog kill off himself while we look on.

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12/10/17 |
Magical Mozambique

When an invitation appeared in my Inbox to visit Mozambique, I was hesitant at first. Not being much of a beach person but more of a bush gal, I pored over the itinerary and would definitely need some convincing. But when I saw that Nicky Arthur was the host, I knew that this would be too good of an opportunity to pass up.

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05/10/17 |
andBeyond Ngala Safari Lodge, Kruger National Park, South Africa

Situated in the andBeyond Ngala Private Game Reserve in the Kruger National Park, lies andBeyond Ngala Safari Lodge, surrounded by the magical bushveld and ancient tamboti trees. This Big Five game reserve shares unfenced borders with Kruger National Park, making your animal viewing fantasies a reality. - Upscale Living Magazine

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