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Kruger National Park Self-Drive

Kruger National Park Self-Drive

As first published in the May 2018 issue of Road Trip Magazine. Click here to read it or download.   Luxury travel writer BRIAN BERKMAN (@BrianBerkmanZA) has visited many top-end private lodges within Kruger National Park’s environs. Now, for the first time, he drove himself […]

Stay at Geneva’s historic jewel-box of a hotel. 

Stay at Geneva’s historic jewel-box of a hotel. 

As first published in SLOW magazine, May 2018. By BRIAN BERKMAN The black spot is where St Peter’s thumb touched the John Dory. At Geneva’s Hotel d’Angleterre, Windows restaurant, Mario is presenting the flat, roundish fish for our approval before cooking. Like everything about this […]

A perfect balance at Rhulani

A perfect balance at Rhulani

As published in Explore South Africa magazine. Rhulani Safari Lodge, in the Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa’s North West Province, bordering Botswana, takes full advantage of the areas grassland, forest and rocky Tshwene Tshwene hills where elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos, and, famously, wild dogs […]

Road Trip through Ceres.

Road Trip through Ceres.

First published in Road Trip Magazine. April 2018. Click here to see the original. Although a 1950-something Renault 4 CV was the first family runaround, it was only until the 1973 arrival of Valerie that my father had a car he was so proud of he […]

Madeira Meandering in a Mercedes.

Madeira Meandering in a Mercedes.

First published in Road Trip Magazine, March 2018. I opted to handle the narrow twists and turns of Madeira from the comfort of a Mercedes Vita Six with João Gomes in the driving seat. Driving on the right hand side of the road is enough […]

Sensually stylish yet comfortable Joburg for your whole family with cuisine to match.

Sensually stylish yet comfortable Joburg for your whole family with cuisine to match.

  As first published on BizCommunity.com on March 6, 2018. When your chef has Live To Cook tattooed down his forearm, the expectation of something delicious to eat is already set. Add to that reports that he worked in starred restaurants in Europe and at […]