Authors

Andrea Weiss

Travel enthusiast, keen birder and bush lover, Andrea Weiss has learned to keep her fear of flying under control by counting backwards because it gets her places she loves to be. But it’s the road trip that wins out every time. She loves nothing more than heading off in her… more

Kate Rau

Tree-hugger Rau, also known as Kate the Great, is a Johannesburg-based writer by trade and a global traveller by choice. She has lived in cities, on an island and in a beach house, but she tends to think of the African bush as her home. She's a keen wildlife photographer,… more

Zintle Mtyeku

Pretoria-born Zintle is a passionate marketer and a lover of music, great food and travel. She spent nearly 10 years living abroad before returning to South Africa, keen to properly experience the one country that truly holds her heart and her roots. A patriot armed with a sense… more

Melanie-Ann Feris

Melanie-Ann is a three-time award-winning environmental journalist and avid greenie with an irrational fear of spiders. She loves South Africa and wouldn’t want to live anywhere else, because 'where else can you find such blue skies, wide open spaces, abundance of flora and fauna and the friendliest people on… more

Kate Els

Armed with a degree in journalism and an insane amount of passion for tourism, Kate is the Content Editor for South African Tourism by day. By night, she plans roadtrips and makes an effort to try every new restaurant in Jozi, her birthplace and first love. Kate started a… more

Roy Barford

Roy is a travel, sport and adventure enthusiast who lived in 4 other countries before settling in South Africa. He enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, horse riding, sea kayaking and biking, while cricket, rugby and soccer are among his favourite sports. He has written for publications such… more

Kate Turkington

Kate Turkington is one of South Africa’s best-known travellers and travel writers. She writes for South African and international travel publications, including Fodor’s Southern Africa, which is updated on a regular basis. She was lead writer on Fodor’s Complete Safari Companion, first published in August 2008, and updated in… more

Denise Slabbert

Author, journalist and TV producer Denise Slabbert has been waxing lyrical about South Africa for over 15 years. In between writing and television assignments she makes the time to indulge in what must be her favourite pastime: experiencing the country's world-class health and wellness offerings. Whether it's a spa,… more

Dianne Tipping-Woods

Dianne is a journalist who vicariously indulges her passion for people, art and nature by writing extensively on these themes for South African Tourism, Wild, Sawubona, Lowveld Living and a range of other online and print publications. She has also done award-winning work for South African National Parks. … more