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The vast size of the Karoo, which spans the provinces of the Eastern, Northern and Western Cape, is incredible and the never-ending roads from one town to another feel infinite. A road-trip from Sandton to Cape Town is probably one of the most magical experiences for any South African to
It’s only a 4-hour flight from Sandton and those who have stepped onto the beautiful beaches of Mauritius will fully understand why the Dutch, French and British fought to claim this volcanic island nation in the Indian Ocean, with its beaches, lagoons and reefs, all those years ago. Thanks to
When traveling to East Africa, reality can be wilder than fiction. Invited to a Business Award in Nairobi, Kenya. Haven’t been there in years. Looking forward to visiting East Africa again. Ethiopian Airlines flight to Nairobi booked via Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Accommodation booked at the Sankara Nairobi Hotel. Looks like
A luxury brand of Polish vodka hosted an event at ORPHANAGE. Time to uncover if this Cape Town venue is a residential institution devoted to the care of orphans, which would bring the presence of vodka into question, or a Cocktail Emporium. The specialist cocktail club story seems more feasible.
The Bombay Bicycle Club. An eccentric, bohemian self-proclaimed “love den” at the end of Kloof Street in Cape Town, which happens to double up as a dining experience too. “Early directors of the Bombay Bicycle Club included Benjamin Franklin, Joan of Ark and Leonardo da Caprio,” and so the history
Sunday morning at OR Tambo International. Final destination – Kilimanjaro – to take on the continents highest peak. In the queue waiting to check in is a girl in her twenties, adorned with tattoos. Ed Hardy would be fulfilled. Turns out she’s an Italian born veterinary student from Vienna on