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#SATORIESCAPES – UNIQUE EXPERIENCES IN SOUTH AFRICA

#SatoriEscapes was an idea born out of the lockdown and our desire to share with you an exclusive portfolio of hand-selected and unqiue packages and properties. Effectively we wanted these packages to reflect experiences that we feel express the deeply rooted essence of what Africa is about and how we choose to live it. Each property has [...]

By |2020-11-20T16:49:42+00:00November 20th, 2020|General|

BEACH LIFESTYLE RETREAT APRIL 2021 – DIANI, KENYA

THE RETREAT. 6 - 11 APRIL, 2021: A retreat in name. However we would rather you think of this time spent with us, if you allow for us to get dreamy for a moment, to use the white-washed pristine beaches of Diani as your blank canvas from which to create your dream beach escape. For [...]

By |2020-11-19T06:47:49+00:00November 19th, 2020|Wellness|

WILDLIFE TRACKING EXPERIENCES IN SOUTH AFRICA

Wildlife tracking experiences are things you will remember forever. With over 400 known species of endangered animals, tracking wildlife and monitoring endangered species is a crucial step in their conservation. What exactly is tracking? There are two major aspects to tracking of wildlife – track and sign interpretation, and trailing (following animal trails). Track and [...]

By |2020-11-06T07:53:41+00:00November 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|

ROOTS REDISCOVERED: 10 – 13 DECEMBER 2020

  Join us on a journey of discovery through an enriching wilderness experience in the heart of the Great Karoo with overlanding great Paul Marsh playing host alongside his team and the incredible staff at Rogge Cloof. This weekend expedition provides the perfect canvas from which to end off the year and start refreshed for [...]

By |2020-10-29T12:46:59+00:00October 29th, 2020|Epicurean, General, Uncategorized, Wellness|

INTRODUCING OUR NEW PORTUGUESE WINE SAFARI ITINERARIES

Travel is gradually resuming at its own pace, so if you are planning ahead for when the travel bug bites, Portugal is the country that has something for everybody's taste. There is an abundance of outdoor activities, colourful city life, historical places, a mixing pot of culture and of course the outstanding wine experiences. It [...]

By |2020-10-30T09:12:10+00:00October 23rd, 2020|Epicurean, General, Uncategorized|

5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD USE A TRAVEL AGENT TO BOOK YOUR TRIP

Many travelers might not realize what they are missing out on when they travel and don't use a travel agent. One thing that Covid-19 has taught us is the reassurance as a customer to have someone to reach out to and the importance of, as an agent, to have relationships with owner run and managed [...]

By |2020-10-30T09:22:36+00:00October 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|

MEET YOUR SAFARI MAGIC MAKER – AGATHA

  AGATHA FARRELL Travel advisor, miracle worker & ultimate right hand woman   Born in a small Karoo town, Somerset East, has me naturally loving the bush and generally being outdoors. However after meeting Mark I fell in love with Africa, paving the way to where I find myself today, proud to be a member [...]

By |2020-10-30T07:41:02+00:00October 5th, 2020|General, Uncategorized|

OUR FAVOURITE HEARTY SOUTH AFRICAN RECIPES

When visiting South Africa, there’s no doubt you’ll end up trying some local cuisine that you will most definitely want to try again. This list includes some of the most authentic and delicious South African meals the country has to offer.  In honour of culture and history that makes our country diverse and fascinating, here [...]

By |2020-10-30T09:42:51+00:00September 25th, 2020|Epicurean, General, Uncategorized|

OUR TOP 5 FAVORITE ‘LOCAL IS LEKKER’ DEALS, PART 2

If you have the travel bug after being all locked up, we have the cure with a bundle of holiday ideas to help you prepare for your next adventure. With Inter Provincial leisure travel permitted we thought it would be the perfect time to share another round of our favourite 'local is lekker' deals. Remember [...]

By |2020-10-30T11:49:09+00:00September 11th, 2020|General, Uncategorized|

GET READY TO ROAR AND SO MUCH MORE AT THE 2021 BRITISH AND IRISH LIONS TOUR!

aWith the British and Irish Lions Tour heading to South Africa in July 2021 and the ticket ballot officially open, we thought it would be apt to highlight some of the key things to do and see whilst in such a beautifully diverse country. So whether you’re following the whole tour and looking to fill [...]

By |2020-11-08T15:45:39+00:00September 2nd, 2020|General|
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