An Oasis in Sandton – Burkleigh House

  Recently Tiny and I were in Johannesburg for a rather long seminar which necessitated us being confined to the monotony of a chain hotel in the heart of Sandton, which as you know are generally somewhat soulless albeit enormously practical and cost effective – at least that is what I had assumed; until by […]

Our next road trip about to start!!!

We are really looking forward to our next road trip due to start early next week – can’t wait!!  some very interesting and exciting adventure lined up… Leaving Cape Town and traversing through the Karoo with a few pit stops, sleep overs and culinary experiences along the way toward Gauteng and once there we will be […]

Italy Luxurious Inspired Leadership Retreat

Luxurious Inspired Leadership Retreat, Nov 9-13, Italy. Hosted by Grace Kelly, Led and Instructed by Certified Demartini Facilitator, Tanya Cross with a work shop facilitated by Tiny and Judy. • Are you earning enough only to get by as you pursue your 9-5,when you could be earning so much more doing what you really love? […]

A Divine Plot for Sale on the BEST dam overlooking the Fairway at Gowrie Golf and Trout Fishing Farm KZN Midlands

          We have a delightful 1 600sqm plot for sale on the BEST dam at the Gowrie Golf and Trout Fishing Farm in Nottingham Road in the KZN Midlands. It is the only one of its kind on the market and considered to be one of the top 4 BEST sites on the […]

Interview with Erik Wolf, President & CEO of International Culinary Tourism Association

Being fascinated with Culinary Tourism as we are at THS Magazine I did an internet search a couple of years ago to see if anyone else out there was equally interested; as I really believed that this was a vastly underestimated sector of the tourism industry. It was then I fell upon the International Culinary […]

A SCRUMPTIOUS AFTERNOON AT THE GRAND CAFE AND BEACH

You cannot resist this place! I did ask the powers that be to allow the sun to come out, well, this particular request was ignored – it rained, it was cold and windy –  real Cape winters day, one of the very few we have experienced yet this winter! So I was curious how an […]

Sutherland Hotel – What a place for a party!

Are you a biker, or planning a stag party or good old fashioned party with mates, then you simply must head out to the heart of the beautiful Karoo in South Africa, the middle of nowhere we everything grow exactly to two foot nothing! Apart from being seismically speaking the most stable place on earth […]

Kambro-Kind Guest House Sutherland, Karoo

Driving into Sutherland late at night in rain and freezing cold wind, it was a welcome site to see the signboard KAMBROKIND GUEST HOUSE on our left on the Main Road in Sutherland an old style bed and breakfast graded four stars and after a night spent there – a well earned four stars! This […]

Sutherland – the coldest place in South Africa

Day one of our latest trip through South Africa took us from Cape Town to Sutherland in the heart of the Karoo recently. Unfortunately the heavens opened up as we drove out of Cape I have wanted to visit Sutherland for many years – since the telescope SALT (Southern Africa Large Telescope) was built and I […]

Road Trip kicks off today

Today we leave for our long overdue road trip, for Manic Travellers it has been about 5 weeks not travelling and we’re suffering withdrawal symptoms. First stop – Sutherland in the Karoo, our timing is not too bad, just past New Moon, so with clear skies we should get a fab view of the sky […]