12 Best Sounds of the Bush

Journeying into the bush, across South Africa, isn’t only about seeing wild animals in their natural habitat – it is about the whole ecosystem and the plant life and biome which are the foundation of the habitat, it is about spending time with loved ones to create special memories and to get away from the

Mabs Lekker Braai Pie

There are many words associated with Afrikaans heritage, but none more synonymous than “braai”. “Kom ons braai”, “Ons gaan nou braai”, “Gaan ons braai saam die rugby?” and the currently very trendy: “Brrraai Pie” (said with a very thick accent). We absolutely adore this heritage, and the unique flavour it brings to our colourful, multi-linguistic

DIGITAL DETOX

We’ve all heard of the term “digital detox” at some point or another, but why should you be doing it? What effect could it possibly have on you and your family to kick the tech while vacationing at Mabalingwe? And, how can you effectively implement a digital detox with your internet-hungry kids? Benefits to ditching

A Walk on the Wild Side

We have to admit, there is something special about being in the South African bushveld. It isn’t just about the holiday or the break away from busy city life; it’s more a feeling, a calling to come home. As South Africans, we are used to piling into a relative’s bakkie and scouring the landscape for

5 FAMILY BUSHVELD HACKS

Leaving your busy city life behind for a South African bush escape can need some serious preparation – what will you wear, will you need anything not easily accessible, do the kids have enough to keep them entertained? We’ve learned, the hard way, that you need to expect the unexpected and be prepared for anything.