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Staying at Samara - Time to experience a little bit of heaven

Staying at Samara - Time to experience a little bit of heaven

Situated in a place where time stands still, Samara Private Game Reserve offers unique wildlife and spectacular Karoo Mountain scenery. This beautiful South African Eastern Cape reserve provides a tranquil escape to soothe the soul and uplift even the weariest traveller as you gaze across the vast open spaces and stunning terrain reaching to far distant horizons.

Sublime long-haul sunshine escapes

Renowned for its exquisite short breaks to some of Europe’s top city, coast and countryside destinations, it shouldn’t be forgotten that Kirker Holidays also tailor makes superb long-haul itineraries.

Made in Chelsea go wild on safari to Jembisa

Made in Chelsea go wild on safari to Jembisa

Jembisa Private Bush Home in South Africa has recently played host to the cast of Made in Chelsea whose safari adventures were broadcast for the first time on Monday night on UK’s E4 channel.

Hotel Verde takes off

Hotel Verde takes off

Having set themselves the target of building Africa’s greenest hotel, owners Mario and Annemarie Delicio are thrilled by the opening of Hotel Verde.

South African tourism still winning after the 2010 World Cup

Official statistics show that tourists continue to flock to South Africa three years on from the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

It’s the adventure of a lifetime

It’s the adventure of a lifetime

Rickshaw Travel is not a tour operator. It’s not even a holiday company. It’s a unique provider of travel adventures. Since 2008 and in 17 incredible destinations all across Asia, Latin America and Africa, Rickshaw has ensured its clients can enjoy and fully experience local culture and independent travel without stress or hassle . . . and now it has launched a brand new South Africa program.

Ambassador lives up to its name

Ambassador lives up to its name

The stylish Ambassador Hotel, in Bantry Bay in Cape Town, is pressing ahead with its service and facilities upgrade with the opening of Koi, a restaurant that is known for its exemplary Asian cuisine.

Once upon a time

Once upon a time

Grand 17th century architecture nestling in a garden wonderland create a romantic fairytale as past meets present.

A horsey photography holiday in South Africa

A horsey photography holiday in South Africa

The stunning South African bush, its exotic wildlife and mesmerising sunsets will be captured on camera this November, the tour operator’s new photography holiday launching at Ant’s Nest – a luxury bush home.

Combine a safari adventure with idyllic beaches for a honeymoon to remember

Combine a safari adventure with idyllic beaches for a honeymoon to remember

Create memories on a honeymoon of a lifetime as you combine a five-star luxury safari adventure at South Africa’s Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, with pure romantic bliss in the heart of paradise at Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa, Mauritius fronted by the turquoise waters of Tamarin Bay.

The Blue Train does KwaZulu-Natal

The Blue Train does KwaZulu-Natal

The Blue Train is an all-inclusive luxury rail cruise, showcasing some of South Africa's most spectacular scenery, whilst guests are pampered on-board, what has been regularly voted, The World’s Leading Luxury Train.

Three ways to explore South Africa

Three ways to explore South Africa

With the rand recently hitting an all time low against sterling, South Africa is great value for those earning in pounds.

Families invited to actively participate and give back on safari

Families invited to actively participate and give back on safari

Holidays where families can join in and help out without giving up all of their time to volunteering are growing in popularity.

Clos Malverne all geared up for bucolic biking bliss

Clos Malverne all geared up for bucolic biking bliss

For a leisurely tour of the Stellenbosch Winelands of a different kind, Clos Malverne Wine Estate now saddles up exhilarating eco-biking safaris for enthusiasts to explore, experience and enjoy the splendour of the picturesque Devon Valley off the beaten track.

Group tours proving popular with gappers

Group tours proving popular with gappers

Gapping season is just around the corner, and adventurers from across the globe are looking forward to twelve months of unabated thrill seeking on distant shores.