Ikigai

Ikigai (生き甲斐, pronounced [ikiɡai]) is a Japanese concept that means “a reason for being.” The word “ikigai” is usually used to indicate the source of value in one’s life or the things that make one’s life worthwhile.[1] The word translated to English roughly means “thing that you live for” or “the reason for which you wake up in the morning.”[2] Each…

Bonamanzi Game Reserve

Bonamanzi is a privately owned Game Reserve, 4000 hectares in size with the Hluhluwe River forming our Eastern border.​  Proclaimed a Natural Heritage Site in 1995 in recognition of the biodiversity of the Reserve we offer Sand Forests, Savanna & Wetland Areas.  This diversity is why Bonamanzi is recognised as one of the best birding destinations in Southern Africa. From the Eastern side of the Reserve we offer magnificent views…

Tips for International Travel

Whether it’s your 1,00th time traveling out of the country or your very first time going on an international adventure, there are always opportunities to make your trip even more relaxing and comfortable. I 1. Hydrate. Hydrate. Hydrate. It is possible to become severely dehydrated on long airplane rides due to the lack of humidity in…

Endless Horizons Boutique Hotel

Endless Horizons Boutique Hotel is situated in the cosmopolitan suburb of Durban North, in Durban South Africa. Having just scooped the Best Luxury Boutique Hotel in the World at the World Luxury Hotel Awards, it offers matchless 180 degree views of the Indian Ocean and prides itself on delivering modest, yet first-class service to the…

Africa

here the hard and soft ~ here our love has no measure ~ our hearts touch the land — Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa via Africa — Haiku out of Africa

Intercontinental Business Class on Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines has developed to be on of the largest airlines covering middle and far east. Despite the oversized and noisy lounge at Ataturk Airport, Turkish Airlines hub. The travel experience has been a pleasure, travelling to Taipei in Boeing 777-300ER. Dinner was Turkish Meze, champagne and swordfish! Spacious seat with shoe compartment, foot rest…

Taiwan

Taiwan består av en stor och några mindre öar i Stilla havet, öster om det kinesiska fastlandet. I praktiken är det en självständig stat även om den bara erkänns av ett fåtal andra länder. Sedan kinesiska nationalister tog makten över öarna 1949, efter att ha förlorat inbördeskriget mot kommunisterna, gör Kina anspråk på Taiwan som…

Long security lines got you down?

Most of us have been there: We get to the airport the requisite two hours early, boarding pass and carry-on bag in hand, only to move at a glacial pace through the general security line. Faced with the prospect of missing our plane (and, admittedly, a pre-flight Auntie Anne’s pretzel), we get frustrated and, sometimes, panicked. Looking to avoid all that? 

NH5 – Lysekil

Lysekil är en av Bohusläns många pärlor. Det ligger vackert i det yttersta havsbandet, mitt i Bohusläns skärgård. Det är ett gammalt samhälle, med den tidigaste bebyggelsen vid det som idag är Norra hamnen. Lysekil erbjuder natur och kulturupplevelser, bad- och båtliv, nöjen och fiske. Norra Hamnen 5 är en nybyggd restaurang med förstklassig mat…