Monthly Archives: April 2014

Win with Pumba Private Game Reserve & Sleeping-OUT

Pumba Private Game Reserve, Sleeping-OUTBeautiful scenery, plenty of wild life, gourmet cuisine and the comfiest accommodation you can imagine. This just about sums up this month’s featured accommodation. The Pumba Private Game Reserve boasts 5-star luxury in the Eastern Cape’s renowned game-viewing region. It is easily accessible from Port Elizabeth and promises an experience which you won’t forget in a hurry! (more…)

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6 Common Travel Hazards & How to Avoid Them

smiling girlWhen it comes to travel, there is no doubt that for all the incredible benefits you will experience, you are more than likely putting yourself at some kind of risk. Whether you are going wild camping in Botswana or taking a city break in Johannesburg, you are bound to expose yourself to risks you wouldn’t experience if you stayed home on the couch. That’s if you’re doing it right anyway. (more…)

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7 Action-Packed Child-Friendly Accommodations

child-friendly accommodationIt goes without saying that adults and children have different needs when it comes to holidays. While grown-ups are content with a view and a glass of wine, children often want to be entertained. Between farm animals, jungle gyms, horse-riding and tennis, these establishments will do just that! (more…)

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3 Great Reasons to Go on Safari in Winter

elephants on winter game drive, Sleeping-OUTAfrica and wild life are almost inextricable entities, and where game viewing and safaris are concerned, South Africa definitely does the continent proud. Furthermore, South Africa’s safari destinations put a new spin on winter. Finally there is something to look forward to in the cold months between May and August! (more…)

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A Holiday in the Sun | A Short Guide to Mozambique

Mozambican coastline -Sleeping-OUTIt is perfectly understandable that contemplating South Africa’s winter should fill you with dread. The Western Cape becomes a damp, grey squib, while the Highveld’s icy temperatures go straight to the bone. Mozambique, on the other hand, with its post-card pretty beaches of white sand, coconut trees and turquoise ocean offers an idyllic escape, and one which is entirely attainable. (more…)

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9 of South Africa’s Best Markets

Markets in South AfricaIn South Africa, markets come in all manner of guises, from foodie-focused affairs to fresh produce and design-orientated dos. Here is our selection of the country’s most well-established markets – all of which have a local-is-lekker attitude and promise a chilled morning (or afternoon or evening) of shopping, browsing and munching. (more…)

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Things to Do on Route 62

Route 62 South Africa - Sleeping-OUTThe South African version of Route 62 is a scenic, ambling trajectory which follows the regional road called Route 62 from Montagu in the Western Cape to Humansdorp in the Eastern Cape. The tourist route is slightly longer and provides a quieter and far more absorbing trip than the N2 national highway. (more…)

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