Places to visit

Are beaches shrinking and islands drowning?

Back in 1989 Noel Brown, director of the New York office of the United Nations (UN) Environment Programme, said that entire nations could be wiped off the face of the Earth by rising sea levels if the global warming trend was not reversed by the year 2000. Melting polar ice caps would cause sea levels to rise by three feet, enough to cover the Maldives and other flat-island nations, he warned.

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KLM Adjusts Rapid Antigen Testing Requirements

After constructive consultations with the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), KLM has developed a safe alternative testing protocol for crews leaving the airport in countries that are not on the governmental list of safe countries.

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Packing for the parks

Heading off to some exotic location is always exciting, but so few of us actually explore our immediate surroundings and end up missing out. That’s why we decided to ditch the suitcases and head for Joburg’s suburbs and do a bit of exploring.

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KLM 100: The Evolution of Aviation

Back in the 1950s, flying was a very different experience than it is today. It was then that flying went from a luxury only few were afforded to becoming more accessible to the general public.

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SA’s iconic Otter Trail, the 5-day trek, along the Garden Route that is perhaps the most beautiful stretch of coastline in the world, has been listed as the very best hiking trail on the globe.

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Fall in love with the land of smiles!

We last visited Thailand ten years ago. It was the trip of a lifetime and we were thrilled to return. The countryside is beautiful, the cities – especially Bangkok – have a vibrancy and 24/7 buzz that’s just electric. But what makes most visitors fall in love with Thailand are the people. They must surely rank as the friendliest nation on Earth. No wonder Thailand is called ‘The Land of Smiles.’

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Sabi Sabi – Selati Camp

It had been a while since we’d ‘done the bush’ and we jumped at the chance to visit one of our favourite lodges. Selati Camp is located in the Sabi Sabi conservancy adjacent the Kruger National Park.

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A Fab Staycation in Jozi

Indulge in a mini vacation by exploring South African boutique hotels. A five-star experience is much closer and more easily accessible than you can conceive.

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Packing for the Parks – JHB Parks

Our destination was the area affectionately known as “The Parks”. Roughly encompassing Parkhurst, Parktown North, Parkview and Parkwood, the suburbs are a veritable urban forest. Whatever you enjoy doing, you’ll find it here – restaurants, art galleries and interesting shops abound.

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