Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

When you work hard every single day and there’s only so much money left after your regular expenses, you have to make certain it’s well spent. Spend your limited funds Read more…


Choosing The Right Backpack

They are among us, the adventurers. They are among us, those who are constantly seeking the next thrill. They are among us, those who push the limits of their very Read more…


Wonder Valley Cave, Injisuthi, Drakensberg

Wonder Valley Cave Information Start: Injisuthi Hutted Camp, DrakensbergFinish:  Injisuthi Hutted Camp, Drakensberg Duration: 15 km, roughly 7 hours Fitness: ModerateO Monk’s Cowl / Mdedelelo Wilderness Area, Northern Drakensberg.  Wonder Valley Cave can be Read more…


Packing for Splashy Fen 2019

What do you need when packing for Splashy Fen? Music festivals like Splashy Fen 2019 have become about as popular as tequila shots at a bachelorette party. Before you get Read more…


Rugged Glen to Mahai Hike – Drakensberg

Rugged Glen Information Start: Rugged Glen camp site, Northern Drakensberg Finish: Mahai camp site Duration: 14 km, roughly 6 hours Fitness: difficult Our tip: Rugged Glen and Mahai camp sites are connected by road, allowing easy transport between the Read more…


Mushroom Rock, Drakensberg

Start: Cathedral Peak Hotel Finish: Cathedral Peak Hotel  Duration: 4.8kms – 2-3hrsFitness: Moderately fit, it is short but there are steep inclines. The hike up to the odd Rock is a fairly steep 2.4 km walk. The route starts behind the Cathedral Peak Hotel Read more…


SENTINEL PEAK TRAIL, Drakensberg

Start: Sentinel car park (almost 3 000 metres above sea level) Finish: Sentinel car park Duration: a whole day Fitness: fit (the hike may be shortened, but it is a slog nonetheless) Our tip: if you suffer from vertigo, Read more…


TUGELA RIVER GORGE, Drakensberg

Tugela River Canyon Info Start: Mahai camp site Finish: Mahai camp site Duration: 23 km, there-and-back hike, roughly 7 hours Fitness: moderate, most people can hike this Our tip: the only difficulty is the hike’s length, otherwise it is Read more…


Lions Head, Cape Town, Western Cape

Like Signal Hill, the walk to the top of Lions Head is popular with both tourists and locals alike. Generally the walk takes about 90 minutes and is fairly manageable although there are Read more…


THE CRACK AND MUDSLIDE, PLOWMAN’S KOP, Drakensberg

Plowmans Kop, Drakensberg Start: Mahai camp site, Drakensberg, KwaZulu Natal Finish: Mahai camp site Duration: 8 km, roughly 5 hours Fitness: moderate to difficult Our tip: the mudslide is not for children or those with a fear of heights Combining Read more…