Beyond Johannesburg: South Africa’s northern parks and reserves

Kruger National Park © Shutterstock/Byelikova Oksana  From winter 2018, we’re adding a second daily service between London Heathrow and Johannesburg O.R. Tambo airport. The new flights will go on sale on 24th March and will be operated by a Boeing 787-9 offering our latest cabin interiors and inflight entertainment, as … Continue reading
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Visiting Swaziland: An Alternative Southern African Getaway

Sunset over Swaziland © A small, scenically diverse country poised at the edge of the southern Africa’s eastern escarpment, the Kingdom of Swaziland is sandwiched between South Africa and Mozambique, just a few hour’s drive from Johannesburg. Its dramatic topography is rugged and undulating, with numerous steeply-rising … Continue reading

South Africa’s Best Luxury Game Lodges

Options for safari accommodation in South Africa are virtually limitless, ranging from ultra-sumptuous luxury right the way through to overnight on-foot wilderness expeditions, where you sleep on the ground under the stars. Here we select a few unforgettable luxury game lodges where you’ll be pampered … Continue reading
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Extraordinary Johannesburg Videos

  From Lion Parks to skateboarding collectives and aspiring fashionistas, we’ve found there’s a lot to discover about everyday life in Johannesburg. Behind the towering skyscrapers and bustling local markets there is a wealth to see and do in this city. Check out our five … Continue reading
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South Africa: Ulusaba Private Game Reserve

Virgin Limited Edition is Sir Richard Branson’s collection of stunning retreats around the world including a private island, a mountain lodge and even a submarine. One of our absolute favourites is Ulusaba Private Game Reserve, located in the Sabi Sand Reserve which borders Kruger National … Continue reading
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Winter Sun: Our Favourite Destinations

Here in the UK our summer appears to have come to an end, not that we’ve had much of one to write home about this year. So it’s around about now that we start to cast our eyes south and begin dreaming of all the … Continue reading
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Meet a vtraveller: Matthew Wilkinson

Continuing our occasional series of interviews with inspiring travellers, today we are really delighted to have the opportunity to share the work of Matthew Wilkinson, founder of Safaritalk, one of the web’s most active wildlife and environment communities for those with a passion for Africa. … Continue reading