Recently, we had the opportunity to take the Mercedes-Benz E300 Cabriolet on a day out, cruising the less travelled roads between Pretoria and Johannesburg. Bright sunshine made it possible to get the most out of the purpose the vehicle is built for: taking the top down. The Cabriolet is the fifth and youngest member of
MAY 2015 – Situated in the affluent suburb of Rosebank, the Monarch Hotel seduces sybarites who desire proximity to Johannesburg’s exclusive retail outlets, fine restaurants and cultural attractions – as well as the swiftest way to the airport. With its tranquil charm, lavish traditional interiors, service excellence and fine dining restaurant, this prominent heritage landmark has
MAY 2015 – Combining old-world opulence with a memorable wilderness experience, Stanley & Livingstone offers a tranquil oasis a short drive from the thundering Victoria Falls. An intimate lodge with just 16 luxury suites, it has established itself as one of the most charming boutique properties in this dramatic corner of Africa. Henry Morton Stanley would
MAY 2015 – Selinda Reserve in northern Botswana is one of Africa’s great wildlife spaces. At its heart is Selinda Camp, offering guests luxurious lodging on the banks of an ancient waterway that links the Okavango Delta with the Linyanti wetlands, receiving water from both. The white tip of a tail is all that’s visible at
MAY 2015 – Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront with its prestigious five-star hotels, yacht marina, upmarket boutiques and restaurants is top of every visitor’s list. A luxury apartment in the quiet residential area gives the best of both worlds: peace, seclusion and privacy with easy access to the Waterfront buzz and the attractions of the city centre.
MAY 2015 – With its unrivalled blend of bush luxury and exceptional exclusivity, Zarafa Dhow Suites in Botswana’s Selinda Reserve has carved out a niche as one of Africa’s most unforgettable safari getaways. Peace. It’s something so many of us seek amid the demands of modern-day living. We seek out a simpler world with a slower
MAY 2015 – Combining next-generation materials with ground-breaking design, the electric and hybrid vehicles of the new BMW i Series are a distillation of the motoring marque’s guiding principles, and an eye-catching vision of urban mobility. The reinvention of urban mobility. An ambitious goal, no doubt, but that was the clear objective of BMW’s revolutionary Project