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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]