Each nationality has some pretty incredible quirks, and South Africa is no exception! Here are some of our favourite (and very prominent) traits that present themselves when South Africans travel......Read More »
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There's surprisingly a lot that you might not know about this incredible country!...Read More »
When being invited to travel, I'll be the first to admit that staying local isn't necessarily my first choice. Having said that, my recent trip to the Karoo completely changed my outlook on domestic travel!...Read More »
Little is known about Singapore other than the fact that it’s regarded as a quick layover to go forth on to your final destination......Read More »
What’s not to love about France? With its culture, its passion and its beauty, it’s true that France is on almost everyone’s bucket list. But, for us, South Africans, travelling to France also means a long and expensive pl...Read More »
Thompsons Holidays hosted an eventful golf day for their clients and suppliers on the Randpark Golf Club on 8 September. All 18 holes were sponsored by prestigious suppliers with teams on hand to encourage the players and keep them h...Read More »
We live in a beautiful country with diverse regions that range from semi-desert to lush tropical forests, from wide beaches and warm oceans to world famous game parks with an abundance of wildlife. South Africa has often been aptly describe...Read More »
The spectacular Seychelles islands are like a string of 115 perfect pearls sprinkled across the azure waters of the warm, inviting Indian Ocean. ...Read More »
In 2016 Tourism Month will be celebrated in Parys and surrounding areas of the Free State. Parys, on the northern border of the Free State is a charming old town dating back to 1876 which was established as a supply centre for far...Read More »
The situation is normal in Bangkok and the rest of Thailand as everyday life continues despite the recent explosions in some of the country’s southern provinces. Thailand’s cities and tourist attractions are reportedly as busy a...Read More »
The allure of Africa’s Big Five draws thousands of tourists to Africa hoping to witness a lion kill, see a leopard lazing in the broad branches of a tree or watching a herd of elephants trampling their way through the African bush.
Ha...Read More »
Rio de Janeiro is without doubt the best known city in South America and this fame makes it a magnet for visitors to the continent.
The iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer on Mount Corcovado, wide beaches filled with tanned beauties, a mou...Read More »
Mention the word Thailand and almost immediately the conversation turns to Phuket – even by those who have not yet visited Thailand.
No doubt their friends have been there.
But Thailand is not just Phuket....Read More »
A must do experience for all visitors to the Victoria Falls - The Boma. Tantalising aromas of local dishes and game meat on the barbeque fill the restaurant, which is partially open to the surrounding forest and the night skies. Diners...Read More »
An island of many contrasts, from dense rainforest to the arid lands that resemble mars, Reunion Island is truly a gem that has yet to be fully explored! ...Read More »
There are few things more romantic than sailing away with your partner into a golden sunset. Read why we think Cruising could be your best option for a memorable vacation......Read More »
Got a few days’ leave to spend on the golf course? Let us show you how much of great time you can have on a golf excursion to Abu Dhabi!...Read More »
European royalty and the English gentry established the South of France as a holiday destination more than a century ago.
With winter months that are milder than the rest of Northern Europe, this super coast, with many fantastic beache...Read More »
Welcome to Bath, a city so beautiful and special that it has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. ...Read More »
With more to experience than you ever dreamed possible, there’s no better place for families to come together than Walt Disney World Resort in Florida....Read More »
We explore The Cotswolds - home to some of the finest English gardens ever created....Read More »
We explore Diamonds Mequfi Beach Resort, a new 5 star resort situated on one of Mozambique's most beautiful beaches in Pemba....Read More »
We explore Yas Island - Abu Dhabi's party hotspot that offers round-the clock entertainment and great adventure....Read More »
Planning a trip to Abu Dhabi and wondering how to prepare and pack for your trip? Here is how you can make it as smooth and seamless as possible...Read More »