Tips to buying a catamaran
Jan22

Tips to buying a catamaran

The spaciousness and great stability catamarans offer makes spending time aboard one pure pleasure. To take to the open seas; appreciate the fresh air and tranquillity as you captain your own catamaran is a dream come true for many, but can turn into a nightmare if the wrong catamaran is bought. Catamaran buyers are often lured by the fantasy of owning a luxury catamaran and end up making bad purchasing decisions as they choose...

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Travel companies must wise up to social media
Oct02

Travel companies must wise up to social media

We love updating our status on social media platforms…be it photographs, text, video clips or a combination of all, it’s now part of our daily activities. Besides updating our personal timelines on social media, business fan pages too have to be updated. For the purposes of this blog post I’ll stick to travel companies, who use social media to spread the world about their respective brands. This blog post is meant to be an...

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Road tripping through South Africa
Jul18

Road tripping through South Africa

Whether you’re a teenager with a brand new driver’s licence, a nine-to-fiver or a retiree, road trips represent a certain kind of freedom and adventure that not many other types of vacation can provide. Part of what makes a road trip so much fun is that you can choose a route and destination(s) to suit your particular tastes and interests. South Africa offers such a wide variety in terms of landscapes, climates and attractions that...

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4 Hotel etiquette tips to save tou the blushes
Jul16

4 Hotel etiquette tips to save tou the blushes

William Horman once said that “manners maketh man.” Although he lived in the late 15th and early 16th century, Horman’s thoughts on man and manners are a rule that we continue to subscribe to in the present day. Different places we go to demand a certain standard of etiquette and hotels are no different. Fail to obey etiquette and you will find yourself committing one social faux pas after another. Here are 4 simple etiquette tips to...

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Travel top-level domain, impact on industry
Jul16

Travel top-level domain, impact on industry

The .travel TLD (top-level domain) is a lesser used domain reserved for people, businesses and organizations in the travel and tourism industries. The .travel TLD lends credibility to its websites because its distribution is so closely monitored. Though the .travel domain is not particularly noticeable among popular internet sites, several hundred thousand websites have been registered to the .travel TLD. .Com TLD names are so widely...

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Tips on saving money on airfare
Jul16

Tips on saving money on airfare

Whether you are planning a vacation, travelling for work or looking to relocate the quickest way to get there is by flying but may not always be the cheapest method. If you are on a budget and needing to save money on airfare there are a few things that you can do to cut costs and get to your destination all within a budget that you can afford. Advance Booking The first thing that will always save you money is advanced booking. There...

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