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Pringle Bay to travel to and stay.

My love affair with Pringle Bay has grown the longer I’ve lived here but I rarely have the opportunity to write about it. If you have the time to pour yourself something delicious to drink or, better yet, put on your bathing suit, please join […]

Join us on our trip around The Cape Horn

Grab a copy of SLOW issue 42 next time you’re in the British Airways lounge and join me on our trip around The Cape Horn or click this link to read online: http://bit.ly/2sx8dD8

Having a story to tell helps your commodity become a brand

Having a story to tell helps your commodity become a brand

UK Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board chief strategy officer Tom Hind told the recent Oxford Farming Conference that a growth opportunity exists for British producers who can talk about their food in a way which appeals to consumers. This is equally true for South African growers […]

Ponant je t’aime

Ponant je t’aime

As first published in SLOW Magazine, July 2018 issue. Click here to view the article in the magazine.   By BRIAN BERKMAN Think nautical stripe and you’re thinking French Navy in general and Breton in particular. There should be 21, blue and white horizontal stripes […]

Icon of Cape Town hospitality

Icon of Cape Town hospitality

As first published on TripReporter.co.uk. Click here to read:   By BRIAN BERKMAN Like any grande dame, nips and tucks over the years have substantially altered this 198-key luxury hotel but the 119 year-old Cape Town, South African institution, the pink-hued Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, […]

A Sandton business hotel stay that won’t leave you feeling blue.

A Sandton business hotel stay that won’t leave you feeling blue.

As published on BizCommunity.com, the biggest business to business news portal with 464 000 global readers. Click here to read: By BRIAN BERKMAN Where to stay in the Sandton area really depends on why you are there. While Sandton is an ever-changing landscape with buildings […]

Where to stay in Sandton while on business.

Where to stay in Sandton while on business.

As first published in the June 2018 issue of Premier Magazine  Where to stay in the Sandton area really depends on why you are there. While Sandton is an ever-changing landscape with buildings and road works falling and rising like a yo-yo, that it remains […]

The Silo Hotel, Cape Town.

The Silo Hotel, Cape Town.

I’m thrilled to be contributing to UK luxury travel site TripReporter and being in such fine company. Read about why The Silo Hotel in Cape Town is so special. https://www.facebook.com/RoyalPortfolio @Royal_Portfolio, @theroyalportfoli, @trippyreporter https://tripreporter.co.uk/the-silo-hotel-cape-town/

Madeira: All the highs, none of the lows.

Madeira: All the highs, none of the lows.

First published in Sawubona Magazine, May 2018 issue. Luxury travel writer BRIAN BERKMAN (@BrianBerkmanZA) explored Madeira’s glorious ups and downs. All the highs without the lows Of the 300, 000 or so Portugese people in South Africa, I’d bet the majority descend from a little […]