Sep 24

Video Marketing in Hospitality and Tourism

We touch on some recent challenges and an opportunity in travel marketing and advertising, especially in light of the exponential growth in mobile devices. will in future focus a significant effort on the development of video vignettes to spotlight … Continue reading

Sep 19

It’s A Dung Thing – Recycled Paper

There’s this little town on the Garden Route, South Africa, called Sedgefield. It’s a quaint, quiet little place with many artists and retired folk. What makes it stand out in my opinion is the Scarab market, and the hand made … Continue reading

Aug 23

Cheetahs, Fast Cats And A Vulnerable Species

Cheetahs are famous for their speed. They are very recognizable with beautiful sleek bodies, very distinctive ‘tear’ streak markings on their faces, and spots on their coats. Their name comes from the Hindu word ‘Chita’ which means ‘Spotted One’. Unfortunately, despite … Continue reading

Aug 02

Table Mountain – New 7 Wonders of Nature

Table Mountain is one of the most visited landmarks in South Africa, and recently won a place in the New 7 Wonders of Nature. In a 2 phase voting process, it was up against 400 contenders in the first phase, … Continue reading

Jul 10

Rooibos Tea – African Red Tea

History Rooibos is a herbal tea that has been brewed in South Africa for many years, generations in fact. Today it is enjoyed by many across the world. It is known by many names, Red Bush tea, South African red … Continue reading

Jul 03

Rhino Horn – Why Is It So Valuable?

It is as if the Rhino has been fighting for its life for centuries. All five remaining species have been hunted, many to near extinction, primarily for its horn. The horn is used for aesthetic or so called ‘medicinal’ properties. Today it is one … Continue reading

Jun 26

Wine making trivia and other fun facts

Apart from being a delicious addition to a meal, or just a relaxing pastime on a balmy evening, wine has an interesting history that dates back thousands of years. It is as enjoyable to learn about the intricacies of winemaking … Continue reading

Jun 22

What is it? Hop on Hop off bus

Hop on Hop off busses are found across 6 continents and operate in over a 100 cities such as San Francisco, Rome, London and Cape Town. It is one of the most cost effective, easy going ways to explore a … Continue reading

Jun 13

Uthando Projects – Projects of love

As South Africa continues to grow and evolve as a new democracy we sometimes forget the incredible need that still exists. I have seen and heard so many stories of ordinary people stepping out of their comfort zones to help the … Continue reading