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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 […]

Madikwe’s hills and plains

Madikwe’s hills and plains

As first published on BizCommunity.com on March 5, 2018. Dead Leadwood trees stretch from the ground as an arthritic wrist might claw for the sky.  Particularly during the dry months, these sculptural forms give the 75, 000 hectare Madikwe Private Game Reserve a haunting quality. […]

Relaxed vacationing in Plett.

Relaxed vacationing in Plett.

First published on BizCommunity.com here. Aside from being green year-round, the Garden Route delivers a milder climate any time of the year and Plettenberg Bay or just Plett as locals know it has some of the best swimming beaches around. The Plettenberg Hotel The Plettenberg […]

The finest in Madeiran hospitality

The finest in Madeiran hospitality

BRIAN BERKMAN explored this island paradise and found much more than fine wine and embroidery. Lodge in Funchal for the finest Madeiran hospitality The English have had a long tradition in Madeira, the volcanic Portuguese Island in the Atlantic.  Although part of Europe, it is […]

New hot spot in Madeira.

New hot spot in Madeira.

Luxury writer BRIAN BERKMAN explored Calheta, one of Madeira’s new hot spots. “Let me get my Rolls Royce for your luggage.” This was the warm welcome we received when our taxi pulled up to the recently opened Savoy Saccharum Hotel and our luggage was placed […]