Author: Lauren Morling

David is a technology enthusiast who runs linux. He enjoys reading, learning, cars, travelling and is a die-hard supporter of the Stormers!

30 Winter picnic spots in Pretoria

by Lauren Morling on 24 April 2015

Pretoria is the ultimate winter scene for outdoor lovers with a wealth of nature reserves, rivers, and dams for lazy picnics and scenic walks to get the blood pumping. Splashes of brilliant colours brighten dull wintery days as most succulents and aloes are at their brightest during the winter season. Pretoria enjoys cool winter weather […]

25 Getaways with a Fireplace in the Western Cape

by Lauren Morling on 15 April 2015

We love winter getaways. Nothing beats high-tailing it out of the city to escape the cold with your windscreen wipers frantically trying to whip away the rain as you turn your air con on full heat. And when your holiday comes with a crackling fireplace, fluffy blankets, and steaming mugs of hot cocoa, there’s really […]

Glamping Getaways: 23 Tented Camps in SA

by Lauren Morling on 8 April 2015

Camping. Star gazing. Open campfires. Roasted marshmallows. What if you could enjoy all of the benefits of camping without sacrificing on luxury? These glamping getaways don’t require lugging a heavy tent and the kitchen sink with you – and you can slither into a comfortable bed at night!   LIMPOPO   1. Motsomi Lodge & […]

20 Powerful images captured by rangers in the wild

by Lauren Morling on 18 March 2015

“There is something about safari life that makes you forget all your sorrows and feel as if you have drunk half a bottle of champagne – [leaving you] bubbling over with heartfelt gratitude for being alive” – Karen Blixen. Big pawed cubs, spine tingling animal calls, and adrenaline-charged off road safaris are just a few things that make […]

An Egg-citing Event Guide for the Easter Weekend

by Lauren Morling on 6 March 2015

The Easter weekend is around the corner – promising loads of family bonding, much-needed time off, chocolate, and treasure hunts. Grab your baskets and your blankets and hop on over to these Easter events and activities during the month of April!   WESTERN CAPE   Anthonij Rupert Wines, Franschhoek With huge lawns and shady olive […]

Mad about Mzansi: 35 unusual facts about SA

by Lauren Morling on 24 February 2015

We think South Africa is pretty darn cool. I mean, did you know that we have our very own tea, record breaking wildlife, and have appeared in the Guinness Book of Records? Check out these interesting facts that will make you mad about Mzansi:   Did you know? 1. The world’s largest diamond, the Cullinan […]

The Ultimate Guide to Water Sports in Langebaan

by Lauren Morling on 19 February 2015

The coastal town of Langebaan is known as the “Jewel of the West Coast”, and as its set on both a natural, salt water lagoon and the Atlantic Ocean, its an unbeatable choice for water sport enthusiasts. On the edge of the West Coast National Park, just an hour and half from Cape Town, Langebaan […]

23 Activities in Durban for R100 or Less

by Lauren Morling on 13 February 2015

Please note that the prices on this blog are outdated. For more recent pricing and activities, click here. Durban is a fantastic holiday destination with plenty on the travel to-do list, whether you’re 5, 25, or 85. And, with year-round warm weather, you have even more time to see and do it all. Whether you’re a […]

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