Diane's Insider Guide to Cape Town
One of our Cape Town Insiders, Diane Brown, introduces us to her home city and shares a few insider tips on how to get the most out of a trip to Cape Town, including un-touristy features, the most magical place in South Africa, her best beach experiences, and more!
Tamlyn's Insider Guide to Montagu
Content writer by day and travel blogger by night, Tamlyn Ryan passionately runs her travel blog, Tamlyn Amber Wanderlust, from Cape Town. Here she shares all the insider knowledge to her hometown of Montagu filled with farmland, mountain and countryside experiences.
Camping like age-old explorers in wildest Botswana
Ever wanted to play explorers, to cut all ties from daily routine to relax for a week in the middle of wild Africa? My partner and I, real nature-lovers, got the chance to live out this experience. Here's more on our stay at the remote Explorers Camp Selinda, in Botswana, probably one of the wildest camps in Southern Africa.
Singita: Child-friendly Lodges Perfect for Family Travel
You love travelling and discovering new destinations but not sure if you can travel to Southern Africa with your kids? No need to worry, the combination of a wonderful trip with your entire family is now possible. Here we highlight the Singita group who warmly welcomes families with a wealth of original activities.
Khwai Private Reserve- Where the wild things are...
Positioned within Botswana’s Okavango Delta, adjacent to Moremi Game Reserve and Chobe National Park, Khwai Private Reserve is truly where the wild things are, with up to 50 different species being sighted on particularly productive game drives, but that hasn’t always been the case…
Joburg: an Urban Stroll Through City Markets
Aurelie takes an urban stroll through Johannesburg and discovers a few markets definitely worth a visit. Joburg is full of surprising places, original and offbeat concepts. Here's a few markets to add to your trip...
Your South African Honeymoon Itinerary
Getting married and longing to celebrate your love in South Africa? This itinerary is perfect for those who would love to experience the romantic side of South Africa with combinations of bush, beach, lake and safaris.
Habitas Plans to Open its First Hotel in Africa
Habitas plans to open its first hotel in Africa! The new hotel will be situated in Namibia, about an hour’s drive from Hosea Kutako International Airport. Find out more about what to expect from this new property...
Places to Visit in Northern KwaZulu-Natal
Whether you're houseboating on Lake Jozini, estuary cruising in St. Lucia or game viewing in Hluhluwe-Imfolozi, Northern Kwa-Zulu Natal has a wealth of natural outdoor wonders to enjoy.
Our Trip to Zeitz MOCAA
As XOnians, we took a trip to Zeitz MOCAA and had a blast. Zeitz MOCAA is located in Green Point, Cape Town and is a public not-for-profit contemporary art museum which collects, preserves, researches, and exhibits twenty-first century art from Africa and its Diaspora.
Mira's Insider Guide to McGregor
Mira Weiner, founder of Hot Oven Marketing, lives as a passionate foodie, wine lover and travel enthusiast. She loves people and their stories; for her it's these stories that are the heart and soul of a travel destination and it's these stories behind a destination that really allow you to connect, discover and explore a place. She grew up in a small town called McGregor in the Western Cape and loves exploring the hidden gems of her country, especially those off the beaten track.
Safari Plains in the Waterberg joins the Extraordinary Collection
Extraordinary is delighted to announce the addition of Safari Plains in the Waterberg region to the already impressive Extraordinary Collection. Set in a Malaria free area against the backdrop of the magnificent Waterberg Mountain Range in the Limpopo Province, this 5 star Tented Lodge will proudly welcome guests from December, 2018.
Lou Goes Overlanding Through Namibia
Lou shares the first leg of our overlanding adventure through Southern Africa with us and gives us insight and tips into self-driving through the beautiful and desolate country of Nambia.
Namibia, Chobe and Victoria Falls 20 day Itinerary
Experience the very best of Namibia, Chobe and Victoria Falls in 20 days. Desert tours, river cruises, game viewing and helicopter flights over Victoria Falls- Come explore Southern Africa with us...