10 things you did not know about Namibia

Namibia, also referred to as “The Gem Of Africa”, remains a largely untapped, dazzlingly beautiful hub of adventure. A true sense of oneness with nature can be found in Namibia. With her majestic dunes, vast, unspoiled wilderness, rich game, and one of the lowest population densities in the world, Namibia has earned her place as a…

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Eye See Namibia through the lens of Daniela Cordova

Visit select wine farms with our in house Sommelier The South African Winelands are a destination in their own right and no visit to the Western Cape would be complete without a slow-paced exploration of a few select estates. Traditionally Stellenbosch and Franschhoek have held court with their historic vineyards and stately Cape Dutch homesteads,…

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Eye Recommend: Warwick Wine Estate

Visit select wine farms with our in house Sommelier The South African Winelands are a destination in their own right and no visit to the Western Cape would be complete without a slow-paced exploration of a few select estates. Traditionally Stellenbosch and Franschhoek have held court with their historic vineyards and stately Cape Dutch homesteads,…

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Eye Recommend: Waterkloof Wine Estate

Visit select wine farms with our in house Sommelier The South African Winelands are a destination in their own right and no visit to the Western Cape would be complete without a slow-paced exploration of a few select estates. Traditionally Stellenbosch and Franschhoek have held court with their historic vineyards and stately Cape Dutch homesteads,…

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Eye Recommend: Klein Constantia

Visit select wine farms with our in house Sommelier The South African Winelands are a destination in their own right and no visit to the Western Cape would be complete without a slow-paced exploration of a few select estates. Traditionally Stellenbosch and Franschhoek have held court with their historic vineyards and stately Cape Dutch homesteads,…

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US and UK ban will affect SA-bound travellers

In the summer of 1975, Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster movie ‘Jaws’ was released. I remember the film so well. It was probably the first movie I watched unsupervised in the cinema with my girlfriends – excitement, suspense, and pure fear all rolled into one. And yes, I did watch most of the two hours through my…

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Shark Cage Diving – a Wet Thrill or Conservation Exploit?

In the summer of 1975, Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster movie ‘Jaws’ was released. I remember the film so well. It was probably the first movie I watched unsupervised in the cinema with my girlfriends – excitement, suspense, and pure fear all rolled into one. And yes, I did watch most of the two hours through my…

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Eastern Cape – South Africa’s Adventure Province

South Africa’s ‘wild’ province, the Eastern Cape features expanses of untouched beach, bush and forest. This was Nelson Mandela’s home province, and is an area with some enticing attractions – among them the Addo Elephant National Park, with the densest elephant population in the world; the dramatic Wild Coast; and, of course, Mandela’s home at…

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Great White Sharks – Ambush Hunters or Not?

A recent paper published in Functional Ecology challenges the often assumed hunting strategy of great white sharks as ambush predators. This is the first white shark research paper to be published in the esteemed British journal. The work took place in Gansbaai – a coastal aggregation site known as the world capital for sighting the…

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Eye See The Cape Winelands

A personal sommelier with your wine tour sir? New South African gastronomic safari for the ultimate connoisseur. Eye See Africa is helping food and wine lovers get an in-depth understanding of local wines and cuisines with a new Gastronomic Safari Experience. The company arranges bespoke trips based on clients’ preferences to the top Cape vineyards,…

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