Posts Tagged ‘South Africa’

South Africa and Victoria Falls Dream Vacation

Sunday, January 15th, 2017

I had the privilege to go on an adventure with my daughter and experience the beauty of South Africa and Botswana and the Falls. We started our adventure in Cape Town.  We stayed at the Westin right near the waterfront. The Westin is a modern, clean and beautiful corporate hotel.   I highly recommend staying at […]

My Trip to Southern Africa, Part Two

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

By Nancy Kivlen, Director of Leisure  Part Two Sabi Sands, Kruger National Park, South Africa The highlight of our trip was the private reserve of Sabi Sands located in the Kruger National Park. Our first stop was the over-the-top luxurious Dulini Game Reserve Lodge. Everything about this lodge was deluxe and no detail was left […]

My Trip to the Southern African Continent, Part One

Sunday, December 4th, 2016

 By Nancy Kivlen, Director of Leisure Part One Cape Town We arrived in Cape Town after a thirty six hour travel day via Qatar Airways.  They have a magnificent business class (they even give you a mattress to sleep on and pajamas). After an eight hour layover in Doha where we visited the Souk market, […]

A South African Visit: Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg (with a stop in Dubai)

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

As a guest of Emirates Airlines and the SA Gvt tourist office, it was my first time flying on Air Emirates from SFO to Dubai (15-16hr flight). Comfortable, great service, excellent inflight entertainment and a compassionate staff. We had 3 nights at the Anantara Resort on Palm Island during which time they took great care […]

Quick notes on a familiarization trip to South Africa

Friday, October 25th, 2013

We flew South African Airlines. The crew was nice and attentive. The New York to Johannesburg flight took 15 hours, then a short hop to Durban. Since I left on a Monday and arrived on a Wednesday, I was tired and dragging.  A short but good nap later and I’m ready to go for the […]

Africa, a Trip of a Lifetime

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Africa, for many of us this exotic continent is one of the entries on our Bucket List. It’s a “somewhere in the distant future” dream that seems a little more risky, a little more adventurous, a little more crazy than the annual spring break trip to Hawaii.

Tour Host, Linda Shepro, shares her insight on what makes Africa so special, what to expect and you can even get more information on how to travel with her.

Have You Ever Heard a Rhinoceros Snore?

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

Lions and tigers and bears- oh my! Explore a game reserve in South Africa. Learn what it’s like to view wildlife in natural settings. There weren’t any lions but plenty of rhinos, zebras and giraffes. Read what a safari is really like.