Turn your home into a lockdown haven

Our country, and the globe at large is dealing with a pandemic that has forced world leaders to implement unprecedented measures in the fight against the COVID-19 virus. On Monday, 23 March 2020, South Africans all tuned in as President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the country to announce a 21-day national lockdown, which has subsequently been

Romantic escape to the Waterberg

Escape with your loved one to the wonders of the African bush at Mabalingwe. ‘Mabalingwe’ was melded from the Tswana words “mabala a nkwe”, or “spots of the leopard” and the picturesque surrounds with sweeping views over the Waterberg create a tranquil setting for cosy couples to ‘meld’ together and reconnect. A romantic escape to

Warm Winter Potjie

Warm, winter potjie – what else can be said? So many memories are made, gathered around a toasty fire under a starry sky, chatting and laughing with friends and family, enjoying a bottle of wine or hot beverages, while the braai master cooks up a tasty pot. Potjies are always lovingly prepared and take time

A guide for amateur photographers

That utter dismay of returning to base camp only to find all the photos you snagged of that pride of lions are out of focus, have poor lighting or, the pride looks suspiciously like a tree. These are all too familiar moments that amateur photographers experience. Let’s face it – very few of us have

A Kalahari Oasis Destination Wedding

A Kalahari Oasis destination wedding is the perfect way for bridal couples to experience the incredible bushveld surroundings, and enjoy the company of loved ones as part of a mini-getaway. There’s a slight obsession with the way evenings at Mabalingwe sing with the sounds of chirping crickets and crackling fires, warm breezes caressing the skin,