Your first African safari – or second, or third – can be a life-changing experience. Coming from media-dominated Europe or North America, the remote and untrammeled African bush possesses a thrillingly timeless and offline quality.
Food and travel have always gone hand in hand, and now this country at the tip of Africa has begun hitting the travel headlines as one of the world’s top foodie destinations...
Over 1.1 billion tourists traveled abroad in 2014, a 4.7% increase on the previous year (UNWTO World Tourism Barometer). And while the second half of last year saw some turbulent times for travel to Africa; a quarter of the way into 2015 the peaks and troughs have settled into a steady upwards trend.
Beyond Cape Town, the old towns of Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl nestle in spectacular valleys covered by the vineyards of historic wine estates which have been cultivating grapes for some 300 years.