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See Canada come alive in autumn

For nature lovers and adventure seekers wanting to squeeze in a 2019 international holiday, or book a 2020 trip, Canada in autumn is ideal. Not only will you benefit from the perks of off-season travel, but October to December is also one of the best times to visit Canada. Here’s why:  It’s off-season Sustainable tourism is the buzzword of 2020 and beyond, and travelling off-peak is a conscious choice you can make to visit responsibly. Not only will you get the benefit of fewer crowds and, often, discounted rates and cheaper flights, but you’ll get a more authentic glimpse of…

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The best beach breaks for an unforgettable December holiday

As we short-listed the greatest beach-break holiday destinations for South Africans, we quite literally walked in the sand, plunged into the swimming pools and sampled the cocktail menus for you. Here’s what we found, and how you can have the best December holiday ever. Bonus: the following destinations are either visa-free for South African passport holders or have an easy visa-on-arrival process. Mauritius South Africans’ favourite Indian Ocean island, Mauritius needs little introduction. Visa-free and a short, four-hour flight from Johannesburg (direct flights from Cape Town and Durban also available) Mauritius is our answer to Hawaii in the US. The…

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