Seeing the best of Cape Town

Seeing the best of Cape Town

“But we have the mounnnnnnntains…” “And we have the oooooooceans…” Capetonians are very proud of their city and have a friendly rivalry with South Africa’s other big city, Johannesburg.  Whenever a resident of Johannesburg, of which I am one, speaks to a Capetonian, one is met with comments similar to the ones above. So, recently…

Up, Up & Away!

Up, Up & Away!

“You do know this aircraft has no brakes” were the last words my abled pilot & owner of The Great African Time Machine Flying Company, informed me as we were about the cross the first of four busy runways at Port Alfred Airfield. “A bit late now “, I replied. Captain Cliff Reynolds went on…

Complaining Effectively...

We have all been in some sort of situation at the airport or on a flight that we have had to complain about. The question, though, is did you complain effectively? We thought this article on Conde Nast Traveler was too good not to share. A Flight Attendants Guide to Complaining Effectively Turns out, there…

Tintswalo Atlantic

Tintswalo Atlantic

I’ve just spent the two most incredible days at the newly reopened Tintswalo Atlantic in Cape Town. From the moment I arrived and was driven down to the hotel I could see immediately that I’d arrived somewhere very special. The drive down to the hotel is nothing short of spectacular with the most beautiful views…

Vamizi - Photo Blog

Vamizi - Photo Blog

Taking off from Pemba Airport and heading north towards Vamizi Private Island, the atmosphere on our private charter flight was one of sheer excitement and anticipation. In fact to say I was excited at the prospect of staying at Vamizi Private Island for three nights is an understatement of note. This was a serious bucket-list…