As the world prepares to wrap up 2023, Airbnb has shaken the magic eight ball to unveil what travel in the New Year will look like. For the holiday planners, the data reveals some of the top trending domestic and international destinations as well as some interesting insights about how people are travelling. Big Greek getaway: International destinations South Africans are searching The following countries […]
Airbnb have just released Guest Favorites, a collection of the 2 million most-loved homes on Airbnb, along with revamped ratings & reviews, and a new Listings tab featuring a set of tools to help Hosts better showcase their homes, according to Airbnb. Airbnb has more than 7 million homes all over the world. Each home is one-of-a-kind, and this uniqueness is what sets Airbnb […]
Budapest has it all. Fairytale castles, an admirable love of the red powder paprika, architecture that is jaw-dropping, fun entertainment ranging from Escape Rooms to Ruin Bars and, of course, the Thermal Baths, writes Marion Kate.
A breathtaking resort town on Turkey’s central Mediterranean coast (aka the Turkish Riviera), Alanya should be high on any traveler’s To Do List, writes Marion Kate.
Hayward’s Grand Safari Company has been granted the opportunity to take exclusive mobile safari camps in 5-star style for bespoke groups into some of its most untouched areas within the Kruger’s 19,485 square kilometre border. An encounter with wildlife in its natural environment is both a privilege and a rarity as the 950 000 annual tourists to the Kruger National Park of South Africa can […]
New property types, new tiers, Airbnb Collections and community recognition form the key elements of their newly launched Roadmap to bring the benefits of local and authentic travel to everyone. 10 years ago, Airbnb co-founders Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia inflated three airbeds in their San Francisco apartment and started what has become a global phenomenon in travel. Today, Airbnb is one of the […]
Words: Gill Lewis The middle of December is probably not the best of times to kick back for a leisurely three-day stay at a guesthouse in the Paarl winelands. Our son had just gone on school holiday, our end of year deadlines were swirling around our heads… yet when you get offered the chance to review a luxury guesthouse, sometimes you simply have to […]
It is the most beautiful feeling in the world. In fact, it’s one that cannot be made sweeter by words or melodies or things because it is already the greatest most extravagant feeling the world has to offer. And it’s all because of that one person, that special significant other, The One that you have chosen. The one who chose you. How could you […]
A location like none other in Southern Africa Mother Nature is waiting to reconnect with you a mere 3 hours’ scenic drive from Cape Town. After visiting this slice of heaven, I can personally recommend that you choose De Hoop for your wedding and your honeymoon! Imagine yourself on a floating champagne cruise with your new husband, being served delicious canapés while sipping your chilled […]
Confetti Chicks #2 – The Rain Issue We hope you enjoy our new edition as much as we enjoyed creating it for you! Click below to open the page to view or to download the Softmag to your computer or device (27mb): Confetti Chicks – July 2017 Or your can view it below With love, Gill & The Team
Travel Moon is a luxury bespoke honeymoon registry. In a nutshell, Travel Moon offers a unique service which affords each wedding couple the chance to personalize their honeymoon. By adding additional wish list items, the couple creates a registry for their friends and family to purchase experiences for them to enjoy whilst on honeymoon. The average age of a South African couple getting married […]
Don’t get me wrong, I love the idea of a swanky five-star hotel just as much as the next girl! Luxury safari or seaside resort? Sign me up! But maybe, just maybe, let’s try on a new fantasy here … the idea of a road trip with your newly hitched spouse could be just the ticket, at just the right time of your lives, […]
Dreaming of a luxury bush lodge break filled with romance, and packed with adventure? Make your honeymoon unforgettable with our top 5 picks: SABI SABI GAME RESERVE Embarking on a luxurious South African honeymoon safari with your new spouse will be one of the most memorable experiences you will share as you start your new life together. A safari honeymoon at one of […]