The Sterkfontein Dam is a 7 000 hectare water wonder located in the eastern Free State and is situated in a 12 000 hectare nature reserve offering a compelling variety of landscapes, activities and wildlife. Not only does the Sterkfontein Dam offer some of the most picturesque views in Southern Africa, it is also home…… Continue reading Explore the Sterkfontein Dam with First Group
With Heritage Day coming up this month – the 24th September, to be exact, we thought it would only be fitting to take some time out and appreciate what makes our country so special. From culture, landscape, cuisine and history – this is what makes us proudly South African. Kwa-Zulu Natal Welcome to the land…… Continue reading Viva South Africa!
Winter is finally behind us, so bring in the change of seasons and welcome the country’s most spectacular season with some exploration of the countryside. Hunt down the best display of the flowering Namaqualand daisy, find your new favourite picnic spot for the summer, discover local wine routes or ear mark a tranquil forest walk…… Continue reading Spring has Sprung!
If there were any place to truly embrace the beauty of winter, it would be the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands and the Drakensberg. Though we are fast approaching the end of the year’s coldest season, snow fall is still a possibility in the Underberg area as a last hurrah to the freeze of winter. So, if you…… Continue reading Blissful Berg Beauty
This June we are dedicating the month to all the special men in our lives! Fathers, sons, husbands, brothers and boyfriends – treat them to a cold one at the country’s top craft breweries when you next holiday with First Group. South Africa’s craft breweries trend has grown in leaps and bounds over the…… Continue reading Stop in for a tipple or two
Let’s take it back to basics, and By basics we mean – turn the TV off, log off Facebook or Twitter and head outdoors and make a date with the universe. Luckily for us, Mother Nature is always available, any time of the day – and it’s our prerogative in today’s modern age of technology…… Continue reading Make a date with the universe
Winter Wandering As the chill descends upon us this winter, this is no time to go into hibernation. South Africa is as equally beautiful in its colder months as it is in its summer months, so don’t save your travels for the warmer moments – there are plenty of ways to get your winter wander…… Continue reading Where to go this winter
A huge thanks and congratulations goes out to the Qwantani team, specifically Shawn, Jann, Dianne, Isaac and his co-workers for saving the day when a turn of misfortune struck at Qwantani recently. Apart from the happy and restful breaks Rick King and his family have enjoyed at Qwantani, the resort has now taken on an…… Continue reading Qwantani team to the rescue!
Some may say that the Freestate has a ‘raw deal’ – slap bang in the middle of South Africa, supposedly without much to see, a place that is basically overlooked and merely passed through… well, forget that! Here are the top 5 natural sights to see when visiting Qwantani Berg and Bush resort, or travelling…… Continue reading Natural Wonders of the Freestate