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Best Travel Memories in South Africa’s More Remote, Beautiful Places

A warthog gatecrashing a camping breakfast; breathtaking stargazing in South Africa’s coldest town; discovering otherworldly rock formations; and losing yourself in a sea of green forest… these are just some of my best travel memories in South Africa and its more remote, yet fiercely beautiful places. My Best Travel Memories in South Africa In a time when we cannot travel […]

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How Wine Farms Have Responded During SA’s COVID-19 Lockdown and Restrictions

Although South Africa’s wine farms have been unable to operate or deliver wines during the nation’s lockdown, they have found ways to offer support and upliftment to the people and communities around them. In true South African spirit, their generosity and kindness has been a joy to see. Since the national lockdown was first implemented on midnight of 26 March […]

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20 Books to Read When You Cannot Travel

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.”- George R.R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons. As any bonafide bookworm can attest to, books (whether fiction or non-fiction) have the ability to take us places… We can travel to unknown cities, foreign worlds and even modern-day places at the turn of […]

Best Romantic Destinations in the Western Cape

Whether you are in the young stages of love; rekindling things with an old flame; or have been soulmates through decades, exploring a romantic destination is always good idea. And what better time to do it than during February, so famously hailed as the month of love? What’s more, with Travelstart, you can fly to your destination, ensuring added relaxation and […]