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  • Immigration regulations for travelling with children – explained

    Immigration regulations for travelling with children – explained With the deadline of 1 June 2015 looming, many travellers are still unsure of the practical implications of travelling to and from South Africa with minors. So here are the basics explained according to the latest information published by the Department of Home Affairs. What is it? […]

  • Three storybook-worthy dorpies that are sure to enchant

    Three storybook-worthy dorpies that are sure to enchant Let’s not forget that one of the world’s most famous and epic stories, J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, was inspired by the misty mountains and raw beauty of the Eastern Cape in South Africa. Truth be told, South Africa has a variety of small towns (or […]

  • African sunsets

    African sunsets No two sunsets are alike, but some are without doubt more spectacular than others. Here we take a look at some of the most epic spots to be when the day comes to an end, whether you’re on safari enjoying sundowners with a group of friends or by yourself. Tanzania If you want […]

  • Home for the holidays: Travel connecting family and friends

    Home for the holidays: Travel connecting family and friends In October 2015, ideaall Travel and Kulula partnered to bring families together over the Christmas period. Home for the Holidays gave followers and fans a chance to share their stories, and to potentially win the most precious gift of all – to spend time with their […]

  • How technology has changed the way we travel

    How technology has changed the way we travel It’s no secret the internet has changed EVERYTHING. One of the areas most affected by the digital revolution is undoubtedly how we travel. I recall fondly the time I bought my first plane ticket. I was embarking on a working gap year in London and, since I […]

  • Travelling with children to and from SA: What you need to know

    Travelling with children to and from SA: What you need to know After Ebola, probably one of the top stories in travel-industry news has been the new immigration regulations in South Africa. Many have heard about them, but are unsure what they are all about. First off, the good news is that the implementation of […]

  • Tips for women travelling solo

    Tips for women travelling solo The downside of travelling solo, especially for women, is that you probably need to rein in total spontaneity for the sake of self-preservation. That is the sad reality – a woman travelling alone can be a target. Don’t despair though; it doesn’t mean the end of your dream of heading […]

  • How to eat healthily while travelling

    How to eat healthily while travelling If you’ve read Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert (or seen the movie), you may remember the sumptuous scenes of eating in Italy … “But is it such a bad thing to live like this for just a little while? Just for a few months of one’s life, is […]

  • Are we there yet?!

    Are we there yet?! Travelling long distances with kids in the car can make many parents want to scream and run away. Top it off with holiday traffic, petrol prices and year-end burn out and it’s enough to make any parent want to cancel the annual family holiday. You can’t blame the kids, because they’re […]

  • Stone Town – a feast for all senses

    Stone Town – a feast for all senses Some 40 km off the coast of mainland Tanzania in East Africa you’ll find the Zanzibar Archipelago, often referred to as the ‘Spice Islands’ for the cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon and black pepper produced here. Zanzibar’s historic centre is Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site and popular […]