Viva South Africa!

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!

Blissful Berg Beauty

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

Explore God’s Country

Despite its diminutive size, Mpumalanga packs a powerful punch when it comes to scenery, incredible sights and unique activities. Journey with us as we discover the delights of the ‘land where the sun rises’. The Kruger National Park is one the world’s best bastions of wildlife sightings, take a guided game drive from one of…… Continue reading Explore God’s Country

Do the Garden Route Amble

The area between Heidelberg in the west to the Tsitsikamma Forest and Storms River in the east, is one of the world’s most impressive drives through sprawling wetlands, forested mountains and vast white-sand beaches.  It is the site of many adventure activities, cultural experiences and culinary delights – perfect for a restful or energetic break…… Continue reading Do the Garden Route Amble

Stop in for a tipple or two

  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

Where to go this winter

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

Take the scenic route…

Keen to take a drive and explore some of South Africa’s most picturesque regions when holidaying with First Resorts? Tick these top local drive routes off your list this 2016… Chapman’s Peak Drive Affectionately known as ‘Chappies’ by locals, Chapman’s Peak is a beautifully dramatic drive, albeit only 9 kilometres, along the Atlantic coastline, linking…… Continue reading Take the scenic route…

Natural Wonders of the Freestate

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

Wildly Wonderful

The Cape Daisy Phenomenon This is a magical time along the pristine West Coast when every coastal town and inland village, mountains and fields are ablaze with an endless kaleidoscope of wild flowers, which burst almost simultaneously into full bloom. This wonder of nature takes place between the months of August and October each year,…… Continue reading Wildly Wonderful