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​Thompsons Top Seychelles Islands

Date: November 8, 2017
Category: Destinations
The archipelago of the Seychelles consists of 115 islands in total. These islands are categorised into two distinct groups: the Inner Islands and the Outer Islands. We’ve compiled a list of our top islands for you to explore in this t...
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London Rooftop Gardens

Date: October 27, 2017
Category: Destinations
Thanks to the hunting habits and extravagances of the English royals, London is today blessed with vast parks which double up as green lungs for this bustling city. ...
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Mauritian Paradise

Date: October 25, 2017
Category: Destinations
The perfect time to travel to paradise. Explore this island treasure....
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A South American Adventure

Date: October 24, 2017
Category: Travel Reviews
South America invites visitors to explore this continent of natural splendour – showcasing the likes of - breathtaking valleys, volcanoes, forests, and glaciers....
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Disneyland Paris Festive Season

Date: October 23, 2017
Category: At Thompsons
From 11 November 2017 to 07 January 2018, Disneyland Paris will be transformed to celebrate the arrival of Christmas,...
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Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Date: October 19, 2017
Category: Travel Insights
Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix...
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Louvre Abu Dhabi

Date: September 6, 2017
Category: Travel News
The much-awaited opening of the iconic Louvre Abu Dhabi has been set for November 11....
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The Dodo Trail

Date: July 11, 2017
Inspired by the growing enthusiasm for trail running among Mauritians and foreigners alike...
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Disneyland Paris - Pirates of the Caribbean

Date: July 4, 2017
When Pirates of the Caribbean re-opens at Disneyland Paris on 24 July 2017, guests will discover new surprises as well as a band of new buccaneers....
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It's always sunny in paradise

Date: May 30, 2017
Category: Travel Insights
Whenever you think of a tropical paradise, a vision of scattered islands like the Maldives come to mind....
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Amazing Thailand!

Date: April 7, 2017
Thailand is a popular destination amongst South Africans. Here are just some of the reasons why we at Thompsons love The Land of Smiles so much!...
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South Africanisms

Date: March 10, 2017
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......
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Fun Facts about Chile

Date: March 3, 2017
Category: Travel Insights
There's surprisingly a lot that you might not know about this incredible country!...
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The Great Karoo Meander

Date: December 20, 2016
Category: WorldO
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!...
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Mosi-oa-Tunya – The Smoke that Thunders

Date: November 2, 2016
Category: WorldO
Mosi-oa-Tunya. The Smoke that Thunders...
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Slumming it in Singapore

Date: October 24, 2016
Category: WorldO
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......
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Ooh La LA! Dream a French destination on your doorstep…

Date: October 10, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
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...
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Thompsons Holidays Golf Day

Date: September 15, 2016
Category: At Thompsons
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...
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Why take your next holiday in South Africa?

Date: September 15, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
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...
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Seychelles

Date: September 13, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
The spectacular Seychelles islands are like a string of 115 perfect pearls sprinkled across the azure waters of the warm, inviting Indian Ocean. ...
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Celebrate Tourism Month in the Free State

Date: August 24, 2016
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...
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Situation normal in Thailand

Date: August 19, 2016
Category: Travel News
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...
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Abu Dhabi’s Big Five

Date: August 11, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
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...
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South America – beyond Rio

Date: July 15, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
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...
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Thailand is not just Phuket

Date: July 4, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
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....
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