Featured Blogs

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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08/09/17 |
7 reasons to visit the Green Kalahari

Often referred to as the Kokerboom Route, this small region within the Kalahari which is easy to explore with short driving distances between all the best sights and great places to stay.

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08/09/17 |
Our favourite Southern African airports

In fact they’re mostly delightful places which always ensure we start our holiday with a smile. Here are 10 of our favourite airports in Southern Africa

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06/09/17 |
Rovos Rail, The Pride of Africa

It is the year 1985. Rohan and Anthea Vos board a train en route to the Magaliesberg. Little do they know that this would be the precursor to the most extraordinary and opulent means of train travel in South Africa and Africa, Rovos Rail.

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05/09/17 |
Namibia: Land of Sand, Sun and Fun

Windhoek is the capital of Namibia and its largest city. It boasts a well-maintained road network, making it the hub that links it to the nature reserves, other towns, industries and tourist attractions in Namibia, and it is the springboard to this land of sand, sun and fun!

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05/09/17 |
Exploring Pietermaritzburg

The Natal Midlands of South Africa are unrivalled in their beauty. In the heart of this idyll is the city of Pietermaritzburg, where these beautiful surrounds are complemented by an undeniable sense of history and heritage.

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05/09/17 |
Top Ten Things to Do in Bulawayo

Bulawayo is a laid-back place, but there are plenty of things to do. Its main attraction – the Matobo National Park – is a short drive away. In the city centre, don’t miss a visit to the Natural History Museum.

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05/09/17 |
91 Sand Dunes and Three Days in the Kgalagadi

The Kgalagadi is made of a rougher kind of beauty – a far cry from the Kruger’s more palatable riverside abundance – yet this place of thirst, requiring deeper inquisition, has entangled many a curious wanderer in its rugged soul.

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