Several hiking trails scale Table Mountain in Cape Town. The shortest is Platteklip Gorge. Skeleton Gorge and 12 Apostles are more scenic routes, but longer. Here’s our hiking guide!
The lions are bullet-fast hunting the impala. On our amazing Big 5 safari in Sabi Sands, we see animals galore. But other places in Africa are famous for spotting the Big 5 too.
As travel writers, we’re often asked: What’s the best hotel you’ve stayed in? These swanky villa resorts with private pools top our list.
One of the best 5 star hotels in Cape Town, the 12 Apostles Hotel & Spa wowed us with killer sea views, elegantly decorated rooms, bubbly at check-in, mountain walking trails and its superb Leopard Bar.
Our educational and fun Wine Flies Tour from Cape Town took us to five Stellenbosch wineries, including Annandale for bold, luscious, old-world reds.
Biscuit baking, bug walks and pool picnics on a safari? Family safaris? Yes, when you take the kids to South Africa’s family-friendly Thornybush Game Lodge.
Simbambili enticed us on our South African safari with its 9 honeymoon-worthy bungalows with private plunge pools. And we saw the “Big 5” too!
Cape Town: You topped the New York Times 2014 list of best places to go (you’re the World Design Capital 2014).
The luxury Blue Train in South Africa caught our eye. Sip champagne? Nosh on oysters? Watch the Karoo landscape roll by? Sign us up.
Check your hand, bet, bluff and win (or lose) big. Oh, and travel to great poker destinations. Here are five of the world’s most obscure (and richest) poker-playing destinations.
Going to South Africa on safari? Perhaps visiting Capetown and wine country too? Direct non-stop flights on South African Airways between New York and Johannesburg are the most convenient.