Where I’m At: Cape Town – May 2016

Greetings from Cape Town and a slightly later-than-usual edition of Where I’m At; my monthly update of what I’ve been up to, site news, and where I’m going next. I tip my hat to the bloggers who can blog and travel at the same time. I’ve been on the road all month and have barely […]





Flight Review: SA Express – Durban to Cape Town

Flight: SA Express SA 1854 From: Durban (DUR) To: Cape Town (CPT) I flew with SA Express from Durban to Cape Town, and my flight was provided by South African Tourism (Australia) as part of an Australian media trip to Durban, South Africa. SA Express (or also South African Express) is affiliated with South African […]





Hotel Review: Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, Durban – South Africa

Hotel Name: Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani Address: 63 Snell Parade, North Beach, Durban, South Africa I stayed at the Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani in Durban, South Africa. My hotel stay was provided by South Africa Tourism (Australia) as I was attending INDABA – Africa’s largest travel trade show – with an Australian media […]





Hotel Review: Elephant Lake Hotel, St. Lucia – South Africa

Hotel Name: Elephant Lake Hotel Address: McKenzie Street, St. Lucia, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa I stayed at the Elephant Lake Hotel in St. Lucia, South Africa. My accommodation was provided by South Africa Tourism (Australia) as part of a media trip. This hotel review wasn’t part of the trip but I review places I […]





Flight Review: South African Airways – Johannesburg to Durban

Flight: South African Airways SA 539 From: Johannesburg (JNB) To: Durban (DUR) I flew with South African Airways from Johannesburg to Durban. My flight was provided by South African Tourism (Australia) as part of an Australian media trip. I have flown with SAA four times before, but this was my first domestic flight in South […]





Hotel Review: Fairmont Zimbali Resort, Ballito – South Africa

Hotel Name: Fairmont Zimbali Resort Address: 5 Corkwood Drive, Zimbali Coastal Estate, Port Zimbali, Ballito, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa I stayed at the Fairmont Zimbali Resort as a guest of South Africa Tourism (Australia) as part of a media trip to Durban. The resort is on the Zimbali Coastal Estate, about 30 minutes north of Durban […]





Hotel Review: 54 on Bath Hotel, Johannesburg – South Africa

Hotel Name: 54 on Bath Hotel Address: 54 Bath Avenue, Rosebank, Randburg, Johannesburg, South Africa 2146 I stayed at 54 on Bath Hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa. My room was provided by South Africa Tourism (Australia) as part of a media trip I was on. I wasn’t required to review the hotel but I review […]





Flight Review: Emirates – Dubai to Johannesburg

Flight: Emirates EK 763 From: Dubai (DXB) To: Johannesburg (JNB) I flew with Emirates from Dubai to Johannesburg. This was the second leg of my journey with the first flight being from Barcelona to Dubai. My flight was provided by South African Tourism (Australia) who were flying me to Johannesburg for a media trip. They […]





Flight Review: Emirates – Barcelona to Dubai

Flight: Emirates EK 188 From: Barcelona (BCN) To: Dubai (DXB) I flew with Emirates from Barcelona to Dubai. My flight was provided by South African Tourism (Australia) who were flying me from Barcelona to Johannesburg. This was the first leg of that trip. The tourism office sent me the itinerary to confirm if I was […]





Hostel Review: Dream Cube Hostel, Barcelona – Spain

Hostel Name: Dream Cube Hostel Address: Avd. Sarria 67, Les Corts, Barcelona, Spain 08029 I stayed at the Dream Cube Hostel in Barcelona, Spain. I booked online and it worked out to $17.67 USD per night. There is also a local tax of 1.25 Euro per night which is paid upon arrival. The Dream Cube […]