Jo Sobey, an avid explorer and content creator based in the balmy hills of subtropical Durban, shares her tips for an eco-friendly visit to the Midlands. Perfect for our #LoveMidlands week!

Posted in Sustainability | Locals' Guides | Things to Do | Outdoor Activities

KZN's the hotspot for viewing Venus transit

Tue, 5 Jun 2012 (23 months ago)

Grab your protective goggles and check out the sun tomorrow - especially if you're in KwaZulu Natal.

Posted in SA Bits and Bobs

KZN Goes Bubble-liscious

Tue, 3 Apr 2012 (2 years ago)

Head to KwaZulu Natall later this month for the inaugural KZN Bubbly Celebration - nothing like a bottle of bubbles to turn any occasion into a party and this is one event that's sure to bring out your sparkle.

Posted in SA Wines | SA Events | Things to Do


Thanda Private Game Reserve on Top of the World

Thu, 12 Jan 2012 (2 years ago)

Thanda Private Game Reserve was honoured at the Grand Final World Travel Awards, held on 11 January 2012 in Doha, Qatar, with an esteemed award for ‘World’s Leading Luxury Lodge’ for a third successive year.

Posted in Portfolio News

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A Morning Atop Spioenkop

Thu, 5 May 2011 (3 years ago)

Portfolio's KZN assessor Renee Vermeulen discovers that South African history is a lot more interesting than she remembers from her school days when she visits Spion Kop Lodge...

Posted in SA History


10 Things to Do in Ballito

Mon, 7 Feb 2011 (3 years ago)

I recently had the opportunity to stay overnight at Ballito, 30 minutes outside of Durban in KwaZulu Natal.

Posted in Ballito


Birders, photographers and anyone with an interest in the enjoying new experiences, will enjoy attending a barn swallow ringing demonstration, and the chance to see the incredible sight of millions of swallows coming home to roost at sunset.

Posted in Avitourism


Sardine Fever Hits Umdloti, KZN

Thu, 22 Jul 2010 (4 years ago)

Irene,one of Portfolio Collection's KZN representatives, was very excited to alert us to the fact that the annual sardine run is ON.

Posted in SA Wildlife

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The following information was posted on The Bomb Surf website this morning - if you're planning on venturing into the waters off KZN - beware!

Posted in SA Wildlife

History lovers and their lovers will enjoy this romantic getaway with a difference at Spioenkop in KwaZulu Natal.

Posted in Most Romantic Getaways | Portfolio News

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