aMAYzing Adventures

To celebrate life and create #aMAYzingMemories, here are ideas of great day trips to do and places to go this May. Spending time with people you love, doing things you love, discovering what South Africa has to offer and just enjoying the moment is what this blog’s all about! Instead of regretting the memories you’ll never have, let’s make them now with your perfect families and friends for a life filled with happiness.

Spring has Sprung!

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!

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

BEACH, BUSH OR BERG?

HIT THE BEACH As we head into the last few months of the year and with the weather on the brink of change, you may find yourself in a pickle when it comes to planning your next holiday during this awkward change-of-the-seasons type weather! Well, the answer is simple, all you need to do is…… Continue reading BEACH, BUSH OR BERG?

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

Africa’s wild heart

A wilderness area can be defined as: ‘A region unaffected by any development, with most of them practising the highest level of conservation – legally protected and untouched by man.’   Here are 5 of the best wilderness areas worth discovering on your next visit to any one of these provinces – each within easy access from our…… Continue reading Africa’s wild heart

Bucket loads of fun in the sun!

The Magalies Park new Splash Zone has been a hit last summer! The Magalies Splash Zone features a colourful rainforest and safari theme and is over three-stories in height! The splash zone includes two long slides, two shorter slides, a splash bucket, water and mist sprayers as well as water wheels, while a half-metre deep splash…… Continue reading Bucket loads of fun in the sun!

Eat your heart out in Port Alfred

Graze by the River This eccentric spot at the back of a curio shop serves slow food, organic veg and ethically produced meat, fish and dairy products. They also roast coffee beans and smoke meat and fish. Daily dinner specials include line-caught cob, fresh tuna steaks and 30-day matured rump steaks. Phone to make a…… Continue reading Eat your heart out in Port Alfred

Beat the Winter Blues in KwaZulu-Natal

Escape the on-coming winter chill and take a trip to the KwaZulu-Natal coast and one of South Africa’s warmest, friendliest and most beautiful cities – Durban. All year round, you can count on at least five sunny days out of seven in this balmy city – but if you do happen to get caught in…… Continue reading Beat the Winter Blues in KwaZulu-Natal