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

Sep 11

Small Town South Africa – Sedgefield

I am always amazed at the treasures found when traveling through small towns. It is as if they lie in wait to marvel and surprise visitors as they pass through. Sedgefield on the Garden Route of South Africa is one of … 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 15

Watamu Marine National Park – Kenya

We often marvel at the natural beauty around us, but what about the beauty that is not as easily seen? The colors, shapes and sizes in our oceans are just as spectacular. Watamu Marine National Park in Kenya is a … Continue reading

Aug 08

Spring Flowers of Namaqualand

Every year the arid landscape of the Northern Cape in South Africa is transformed into a kaleidoscope of color. Wild daisies, along with other flowers, bloom in whites, yellows, oranges, magentas and reds, carpeting the fields and road sides in … 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 25

Colors in the Overberg

During the month of August drive east from Cape Town over the Hottentots Holland Range towards the Garden Route, about 100km (62 miles) along the way the mountain road curves around the Houw Hoek Pass. This is when a yellow … Continue reading

Jul 18

Vultures A Threatened African Species

We hear a lot about the plight of elephants and rhinos in Africa, and so we should. It is as important to talk about the fight that other endangered species face daily. This is the story of South Africa’s vultures. … Continue reading