Posts by Marcelle
Find your holiday spot for April
April’s the perfect time for a family getaway – school’s out and there are public holidays aplenty. If you haven’t reserved a spot at your favourite park yet, you might be stressing a bit – but don’t worry, SANParks still have accommodation available over Easter:
The beautiful West Coast
When I visited the West Coast National Park I was stunned to realise just how close it is to Cape Town. A short 40-minute drive will get you to this park that can only be described as paradise.
Say 'I do' in the bush
The wedding of your dreams, one that is beautiful and luxurious, doesn’t have to be expensive or difficult to organise. Yes, we promise! There are several parks and reserves that make it possible for you to get married in their tranquil and magnificent environment.
A visit to the birds
The Cape gannet colony on Bird Island is an incredible sight.
Time to spoil
Valentine’s Day may be synonymous with red, but for a memorable weekend you’ll do better to opt for lush greens and earthy browns. Here’s our roundup of the best wild destinations for nature lovers in search of romance. These special spots are popular, so remember to book ahead.
Book Review: Dangerous Creatures
How is it that stingrays can be just as dangerous dead as alive? Why would a poisonous snake that squirts twice the lethal venom for humans find the need to ‘play’ dead? And when should you give cute looking bushpigs a wide berth?
Trip report: Cape Point
A visit to Cape Point is a must for every tourist. And for every South African, Cape Point is an “Oh, what a beautiful country we live in!” moment. That is exactly how I felt on my trip to Cape Point with my family.
2010: The year to travel green
In December 2009 the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and representatives from 192 countries got together in Copenhagen to hammer out a plan they hope will protect our planet from climate change.