Category Archives: Sabie Newsletter

The State of the Fresh Fruit market in South Africa

While browsing at my local Supermarket some time back, I had a sudden urge to quaff a long draft of delicious, fresh orange juice. I immediately set off in search of a pocket of the best of what South Africa … Continue reading

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Knotty Nook Gallery of Fine Art and The Loft Coffee Shoppe

Welcome to the Knotty Nook Gallery of Fine Art in Sabie. We are able to introduce you through our extensive art network to celebrated local, national and international artists and sculptors, or dealers, for paintings, hand knotted carpets and tapestries, … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Slowveld !

The SLOWVELD is only 4 hours of comfortable and easy travelling away from Gauteng on the N4 Highway. Relax comfortably and let us take all the travel strain. Why not gather a group of friends or family together and embark … Continue reading

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Celebrity World Class Driver in Sabie for the Sasol Rally

The name Malcolm Wilson may not be on everyone’s mind, but for one Lowvelder, Hulley Booth, the memory of spending a few moments with a Ford racing legend and owner of M-Sport will remain with him for time immemorial. Malcolm … Continue reading

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The Best Time to Vist the Sabie Valley, Kruger, Game Lodges and the Panorama Route

One seasoned well-travelled International Tourist described this Region as: “The most beautiful natural phenomena he has ever encountered anywhere during his extensive travels across the face of this earth ”! On enquiry as to why he was so enthusiastic he … Continue reading

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Trips ZA

Company Overview Trips ZA is a wholly owned Tourism Reservation Information & Packaged Tours Service and Brokerage Company that specializes in Tailor Made Tours, Accommodation and Activity Reservations, as well Destination Marketing. The Company operates from two Information Offices; one … Continue reading

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…a Negative Wine Experience.

One of Sabie’s precious tourism patrons has picked up a negative experience in South African Wine from a well known Wine Cellar. He purchased a 5 liter box of Stein Select from one of the bottle shops in Sabie. He … Continue reading

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Old Stone Joe on the N4 Highway

One of the routes to Sabie passes Old Stone Joe on the N4 Highway from Gauteng. Ever since I can remember, Old Stone Joe has been a feature on what was a narrow little dirt road, which is presently known … Continue reading

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Night drives through the Forests around Sabie

Perceptions and so called facts about the alien forests around Sabie are not always correct, and can be somewhat misleading. Apart from the gulleys, kloofs and vales that contain numbers of indigenous tree species, the remaining landscape originally consisted largely … Continue reading

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A Bright Green Tale…from Richard & Tina.

When Tina and I get to manage various different Lodges as “locums”, we certainly do have some very “interesting” challenges to contend with from time to time. There are occasionally the more mundane problems…water pipes being broken, power failures, or … Continue reading

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