Condé Nast Traveler announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards.  More than 715,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted an incredible number of responses rating their travel experiences across the globe. “The results of this year’s survey, conducted at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, are a testament to the lasting power of a meaningful travel [...]

To See The Forest Through The Trees Again

Over two months has passed since we started feeling the impact of COVID-19 in South Africa, and what a journey these last two months have been! We have been asked to keep ourselves and our families indoors, avoid contact and adhere to the strictest lockdown regulations in the world. All to allow our health system time to [...]

Coronavirus Travel

‘May you live in interesting times’ could mean a blessing or a curse, and we are living in interesting times indeed. No topic of conversation is more discussed than the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, nor elicited such varied responses. Many are understandably very concerned, while others are wondering: ‘why the storm in the teacup?’. Either way it is [...]

Cape Town Cycle Tour 2020

Every year the city of Cape Town opens its streets and highways to around 35 000 cyclists and hosts the Cape Town Cycle Tour. Started in 1978 to promote the need for cycle paths in Cape Town the inaugural event drew hundreds of cyclists. It was reluctantly sponsored by a local newspaper The Cape Argus and until [...]

Our Passion

There is no doubt Africa is a vibrant and magical place. And there’s something pretty magical when vibrant African people get together and pour their collective experience, energy, passion, vision and genuine love of Africa into a business. African Secrets Travel Desk is a business born of this magic. Independently we have been working with travellers [...]