Thanda Mhlanga

English Travel Writer

The consummate wanderer, Thanda was born and raised in Mpumalanga, South Africa, and has lived in over a dozen other places. When not writing or plotting her next adventure, she’s scouring thrift shops for vintage gems, making music and catching up with friends who’re scattered all over the globe.

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ellerman-house-pool-rhino-africa-travel-luxury-spa-wellness The Most Romantic Destinations in Southern Africa February 18, 2019 - Whether you're looking to lounge by a pool, cruise down a waterway or explore the breathtaking expanse of wilderness, the southern region of Africa is a treasure trove of places where you can do just that and more. For couples and ... Read More
Romantic Safari and Honeymoon Experiences in Africa February 11, 2019 - There's nothing quite like a generous serving of romance to pair with an African adventure. The setting is ideal; epic unspoiled landscapes, creatures of legend, cinematic beach backdrops and spaces so ancient and sacred that they are the perfect backdrop ... Read More
7 Destinations to Make You Fall in Love with Africa February 4, 2019 - Who can resist a love story begun over a sunset, underneath the stars or simply somewhere so wild and remote that only awe and wonder can follow? Africa is a grand stage where nature's greatest shows take place in places ... Read More
Terraza principal de Silvan Safari Silvan Safari | Winner of The World’s Leading Luxury Lodge December 3, 2018 - A luxury oasis that’s just been crowned Africa’s and the World’s Leading Luxury Lodge at this year’s World Travel Awards, Silvan Safari is a sophisticated Sabi Sand haven that’s enthralled guests since opening its doors only a year ago. From ... Read More
Namib Naukluft The Best Destinations in Namibia November 23, 2018 - Namibia. A bucket list destination for people the world over - with good reason. This South African country lures with its seemingly endless expanse and pure, untouched wilderness. As one of the most sparsely populated countries on earth, you will ... Read More
Childrens activities - Eagle encounters (family with handler) Fun Activities For Children In Cape Town November 21, 2018 - Travelling with little ones is not for the faint-hearted. Children bring joy and chaos in equal measure, especially during a trip, which means that the smartest thing a parent can do is have a solid plan for keeping them busy ... Read More
El río Congo ofrece infinitas posibilidades para explorarlo. Responsible Tourism Brands in Africa November 14, 2018 - More and more travellers are prioritising sustainability as well as the quality of experience when choosing tourism brands to support. It's never been more critical to consider the preservation of the landscapes, wildlife and communities that we enjoy and our ... Read More
Navidades en Ciudad del Cabo Land Expropriation in South Africa | Impact on Travellers? November 6, 2018 - If there's a lesson to be learnt from recent events is that when it comes to South Africa as a tourism destination, not everything that's reported is an accurate representation of the situation on the ground. Recently the water crisis in Cape ... Read More
5 Reasons To Visit South Africa Now November 1, 2018 - Hankering for the land of sweeping Winelands, pristine beaches and epic wildernesses? Yearning for an unforgettable safari and the chance to spot the iconic Big 5? Or is it the fine dining, shopping and nightlife of Cape Town and Johannesburg that ... Read More
Descubre los mejores lugares para ver el atardecer en África Tanzania | A LOOKBOOK October 25, 2018 - One of Africa's most iconic destinations, Tanzania's people, places and wildlife are without equal. Here's a collection of images that capture the grandeur, majesty and beauty of this East African nation. PEOPLE WILDLIFE PLACES Let us know if you want ... Read More
The Shona People of Zimbabwe | 5 Fascinating Facts October 15, 2018 - The Shona people of Zimbabwe are a diverse ethnic group with a rich history and fascinating culture. A majority tribe in this Southern African country, they make up 80% of its population though they can be found in Botswana, Mozambique, ... Read More
Außenbereich eines luxuriösen Boutique-Hotels mit Pool A Women4Women Affair at Mannabay September 10, 2018 - On a gorgeous afternoon in the city, on the last day of Women's Month, a gathering of women took place in one of Cape Town's most luxurious boutique sanctuaries. The topic of the day was as simple as it was necessary; ... Read More
The Scenic 5 | Beautiful Landmarks on the Panorama Route August 24, 2018 - Affectionately dubbed the Scenic 5 (by literally no one but me) these Panorama Route landmarks will still - and steal - your heart, making you wonder why not a single fantasy movie has been shot there. As one of the ... Read More
walking safari camp okavango Complete Guide To Walking Safaris August 15, 2018 - There's nothing quite like walking safaris – journeys to the wild rarely get as authentic, captivating and, in some cases, nerve-wracking. For some reason though, enthusiasts swear by them… returning again and again to their favourite destinations for guided walks through ... Read More
Luxury Africa | Destinations of the Rich and Famous August 2, 2018 - From heads of state to Hollywood A-listers, Africa provides hot destinations for those seeking exclusivity, relaxation and unforgettable experiences. A continent teeming with majestic wildlife spread out over vast stretches of wilderness with a diversity of ecosystems, cultures and scenery, ... Read More

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