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Why you’ll love Monkeyland near Plettenberg Bay

By Roxanne Reid. Take a holiday on South Africa’s Garden Route and you’ll find lots of things to keep you amused. If you’re looking for a great day out for [...]

Thali Thali: West Coast getaway an hour from Cape Town

By Roxanne Reid. It used to be a cattle farm. Then it reinvented itself as a game and fynbos reserve in 2011. I’m talking about Thali Thali Game Lodge, a West [...]

7 things to do at Blackwaters River Lodge, Garden Route

​By Roxanne Reid. Everyone knows the Garden Route is beautiful. And there’s so much to do that you could pack in three activities a day for two weeks and still [...]

Why to visit Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary near Plett

​By Roxanne Reid. I’ve never wanted to see tigers, jaguars or cougars in South Africa, simply because they don’t belong here and I don’t enjoy seeing wild animals in captivity. [...]

Spend a night in jail at Willowmore in the Karoo

By Roxanne Reid. Staying in quirky, different places is always a kick, whether it’s in a tree house or a cave, on a train or a houseboat. So imagine my [...]

Where to stay in Paternoster, West Coast

By Roxanne Reid. White sandy beaches, blue seas, fishing boats and seafood – these are just a few of many things that make Paternoster a popular getaway. Whether you’re looking [...]

Voices of Botswana: the jovial host

By Roxanne Reid. When you arrive on the main deck of DumaTau Camp in Botswana’s Linyanti, you’ll be blown away by the fresh, neutral-toned spaces and the sweeping views over [...]

!Khwa ttu: learn about the San near Yzerfontein

By Roxanne Reid. The San have inhabited Africa for thousands of years but modern ‘civilisation’ hasn’t treated them kindly. Now there’s a Fair Trade Tourism project that trains them in [...]

8 Paternoster restaurants worth visiting

By Roxanne Reid. You’ve spent the day exploring the Cape Columbine Nature Reserve and lighthouse, walking on the beach at Paternoster on the West Coast and kayaking in the sea. [...]

12 things to do in and around Riebeek Kasteel

By Roxanne Reid. The history of Riebeek Kasteel in the Swartland goes back a long, long way, as stone-age tools and KhoiSan art found in the mountains around it show. [...]

Cape Columbine Nature Reserve and lighthouse, Paternoster

By Roxanne Reid. When you visit Paternoster on the West Coast, one of the highlights is the Cape Columbine Nature Reserve & lighthouse about 5km away along a gravel road. [...]

3 West Coast farm stalls on the R27

By Roxanne Reid. Any adventure from Cape Town to the West Coast will take you along the R27, which runs through Milnerton and Tableview before reaching open countryside on the [...]