Dreaming of the Palace of the Lost City

As I lay snuggled up in the oversized bed in my overtly luscious room in the Palace of the Lost City at Sun City Resort, I can’t help but think about the visionaries that built this place. Outside my floor to ceiling windows, gigantean pillars rise from the Earth, adorned with elaborate carvings, while life-sized elephant statues sit just beyond the walls of this towering edifice and larger than life cheetahs catch leaping impala at the entrance. more “Dreaming of the Palace of the Lost City”

Scootouring Cape Town

When Dirty Boots invited me to join a day of adventure in the lead-up to South Africa’s very first adventure summit, it never crossed my mind that soon I would be blasting down the side of the mountain, feeling like a kid again, with a suped-up scooter beneath my feet. But that is exactly the experience that lay in store for me when I joined Scootours South Africa for an epic adventure experience I never even knew existed!

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Country bumpkins in Greyton

Nestled alongside a river without an end and between majestic undulating mountains is a tiny town forgotten in time. It provides the perfect weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of city living in Cape Town and its quaint main street, lined with inns, coffee shops, and churches is a throwback to another era.

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5 must-see places in South Africa

South Africa is a country of vibrant cultures and stunning scenic beauty, offering a myriad of adventurous activities for any traveller. In fact, there is so much to see and do in this beautiful land that it can be hard to choose the top places to see during a short visit. That is why we have put together a list of 5 places that are a must-see while on holiday in South Africa!

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The perfect triad – Phuket, Phi Phi and Krabi

Thailand is infamous for offering a perfect budget beach getaway. Awesomely affordable, even in the best hotels, with cocktails served in coconuts all-day, clothing markets galore (arrive with an empty suitcase), street food stalls to make your mouth-water, white sandy beaches, crystal-clear waters and palm-tree adorned islands, it’s a picture perfect destination that summons up all of those tropical cliché expressions. more “The perfect triad – Phuket, Phi Phi and Krabi”