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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Meet Tim Jentsch: Cabin Crew and street art hunter

As described in our recent post on London’s street art scene, the world of street art has grown dramatically in recent years, becoming an ever-present part of mainstream culture in major cities around the globe. As a neat follow-on from our London feature, today we’re … Continue reading
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Surprising holiday destinations for summer 2016

As beautiful as Europe might be in July, there’s no reason to spend every summer on the Costa del Sol. From the colourful, palm-lined shores of Antigua and Barbuda to the spectacular mountain scenery of northern Japan, the Crystal Coast of North Carolina to the … Continue reading
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The South African braai: A tradition to sink your teeth into

Americans certainly know a thing or two about the act of grilling meat over a wood fire. In the United States, the term “˜barbecue’ refers not just to the social event, but an entire cultural tradition and genre of cuisine whose roots stretch back to … Continue reading

10 of the top Johannesburg art galleries

Johannesburg – South Africa’s headquarters of big business, abandoned gold mines”¦and criminally overlooked world-class art. Art is everywhere in Johannesburg. Displayed. Sold. Provoking debate. Prettifying corporate foyers, revivifying concrete flyovers. And most of Joburg’s best is free to see; you just need to know where … Continue reading

Riding Safaris in Botswana: Discovering The Okavango Delta

The Okavango, a World Heritage Site in southern Africa, is the world’s largest inland delta, an astonishing watery wilderness of labyrinthine channels and lagoons, grassy floodplains, palm-fringed islands, clear streams, and mopane forests. It’s been described as a water meadow, a sloshy, fertile original Eden … Continue reading

Mini Road Trip: The Panorama Route from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park

South Africa’s northeast is well-known for the presence of Kruger National Park, one of the most successful and famous Big Five game reserves in the world, ranged along the country’s border with Mozambique. Between Kruger and Johannesburg, though, there exists one of the most exhilarating … Continue reading