Why you should add a safari holiday at Gondwana Game Reserve to your bucket list

Published on Metro.co.uk on 12th December 2017

I loved going to the zoo as a child. Getting to see all the different animals in front of you, not just on the pages of an illustrated children’s book, is really exciting for a kid.

On early trips to safari parks in the UK, I got a taste of how those animals actually lived outside of cages.

But it wasn’t until I went on my first safari about four years ago – a solo trip to Durban on the east coast of South Africa – that I truly understood how these animals lived in the wild.

 

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Now is the perfect time to visit South Africa’s Stellenbosch for good food, great wines and a slice of culture

Published on Metro.co.uk on 5th December 2017

If you’re thinking about getting some winter sun and love wine and good food, it’s time you booked a holiday to South Africa’s Stellenbosch.

The stunning region is situated just outside of Cape Town in the Western Cape, and it produces some of the most famous wines in the country.

But more than that, it’s a destination that’s rich in history, full of culture and there are plenty of activities to help you work off all that delicious food.

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Why Ludlow is more than just a foodie destination and it’s perfect for a weekend break

Published on Metro.co.uk on 28th November 2017

Ludlow has this great reputation for food.

As well as the annual food festival that takes place each September, the market town in Shropshire is also known for its crop of top food producers.

I admit, I’m a bit of a snobby Londoner, and I’m always dubious about what the provinces can offer.

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