Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Voice Travel

Voice Travel

MY TRIP TO LONDON 2012

I never had much to say when we had to write those compositions at school about an exciting journey made in the holidays. Now...

KNYSA- THE SCENIC PLACE WHERE GOD WOULD CHOOSE TO LIVE

Hidden within the beauty of the Garden Route, in South Africa’s Western Cape and regarded as a place where God would choose to live...

A WEEKEND AWAY IN EVER EXCITING KENYA

I travelled to Kenya last week alongside other journalists from different media houses courtesy of Kenya Airways. The smooth flight aboard Kenya Airways was a...

LIFE ON THE OCEAN WAVES

If you are looking for a holiday with a difference – I have great news for you. By courtesy of our generous hosts South African...

CELEBRATING WITH SONS OF THE SOIL

This past weekend I traveled to Rasesa, a stone throw away from Gaborone for the annual Son of the Soil festival. Cultural festivals are proving...

THE GREAT TREK TO MT KILIMANJARO

I couldn’t breathe, was feeling dizzy and my chest was compressed. Tears were also freely flowing down which I guess was a mixture of...

WORD OF ATTRACTION

When festivals become a crowd puller The past couple of years have seen me chasing cultural festivals that help Botswana diversify its tourism from big...

TRAVEL TIPS

Arriving at foreign borders full of people, street hawkers, border security can make you uneasy. If you’re well prepared then you should not worry...

HAVING FUN ON A TIGHT BUDGET

As the year comes to an end, most people are planning on what to do during the festive season. It is around this time of...

SEE AFFICA’S BEAUTY THROUGH THE LENS

I have travelled across Africa in search of adventure, interesting people and to see how different the other side of the world is compared...

PARASIDE IN THE DESERT

Driving through the semi desert with vast plains of grasslands stretching beyond the eye’s limit is one the most fulfilling experiences I have ever...

NATURE AT ITS BEST

It is not everyday that an ordinary man gets royal treatment and wakes up to a beautiful breathtaking scenery. And for some of us who...

MIXING AND MINGLING WITH THE WILD

I traveled the road less traveled to South Africa’s Eastern Cape as a guest to South African Tourism last week. To say the organization knows...

EXPLORING KALAHARI’S BEAUTY

When most people think of tourism destination in Botswana, they think of the Okavango Delta and the Chobe National Park. It is not so often...

Soweto, A Cultural And Historical Experience

While in Johannesburg for the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz Festival, courtesy of South African Tourism, I embarked on a tour of Soweto township...

FLYING HIGH IN MZANSI

An invitation by South African Tourism to Jozi for the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz turned out to be an experience of a lifetime. From...

TOUR de TULI BICYCLE ADVENTURE

Sports tourism in Botswana continues to grow and the best part is that it is normally done for charity. After taking part in adventure...

Standard Bank Joy of Jazz revitalising the city that never sleeps. Johannesburg

Twelve years of good music and great fun! That is what the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz has brought to Mzansi and its fans. The...

DISCOVERING SAVUTI

Located within the Chobe National Park, Savuti, is truly a place for one to get lost in nature. It is place known for its abundant...

TREKKING THE MAKGADIKAKGADI PANS

Determined men and women from various corporate organizations traded their formal wear for camping gear and walking shoes as they took to the Makgadikgadi...

A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE

SCENIC FLIGHT: Okavango DeltaWILD WALKS SAFARIMaun, the Gateway to the Okavango Delta is one place that has stolen my heart. Upon arrival in Maun...

EXPLORING OUR BOTSWANA

A 22-day self drive adventure safari in a Hilux 3.0 D4D sponsored by AVIS took us around Botswana in a quest to see how...

Exploring the beauty of Botswana while walking for charity

Voice chief photographer and Travel writer Pako Lesejane last week joined other walkers as they embarked on a 72 km journey in the Thuli...

THE DREAM CATCHERS

We follow local dance group Molelo wa Tladi as they reach for the stars in Rustenberg When Francistown traditional dance group Molelo wa Tladi...

There is paradise in the heart of KZN

My last luxury expedition was a tour of Botswana’s premier hot destinations in 2008. Since then I had chased adventure off the beaten track...

THE ALURE OF THE CAPE

Cape Town has always been touted as the best tourist destination under the African sun. I had never been to the Mother City and...

10 MINUTES WITH JAZZ STARS

The annual Cape Town Jazz Festival, sleekly dubbed Africa’s Grandest gathering was on this past weekend with 40 acts taking to the stage for...

Exploring Tsabong, Camel’s land

Botswana Tourism clinches another Tourist Destination My feet have been aching from lack of travel. A chance to explore the land of camels by Botswana...

MADIKWE RIVER LODGE PARADISE WITHIN REACH

I love travelling and passionately love to be on an African Safari. So when I recently got the offer to experience the tranquil beauty...

MISS BOTSWANA IN THE MAKING

Voice girl Portia Ngwako tries her luck at last week’s auditions in Francistown Sometimes a person should try new things in life. I mean it’s...

Good times roll in Cape Town

If you’ve never been to Cape Town, as I hadn’t until last weekend, let me tell you what you’ve been missing. But before I go...

Exploring Botswana’s wild

Goo-Moremi – the village of the Ancestors Home to the rock that broke into pieces when Sir Seretse Khama died I had heard a lot...

Diary of an Adventurer (Part2)

What a blast we had in East Africa Zambia, here we come Headed for the unknown, we left the majestic Victoria Falls (Mosi-oa-Tunya) for Lusaka...

Diary of an Adventurer

In Part 1 of a two-part travel series, The Voice’s Photographer, Pako Lesejane takes you on a daring journey to Kasane, Zambia, Tanzania, Zanzibar...

DURBAN, THE CITY OF UNLIMITED FUN

I have visited a couple of cities in neighbouring South Africa, but I had always wanted to go to Durban. I had heard about...

THE JOZI EXPERIENCE

And the day I was saved by a hair dryer Being the one who loves travelling, I had prepared myself well for the five day...

HOPELESSLY HOPING

Searching in the dreaded waters for a drowned man Boarding the Botswana Defence Force boat and joining the soldiers and the police into the Boteti...

FAIR PLAY!

Up there with Khama in the land of Mosi beer In Ndola, Zambia A late-notice invitation by the Office of the President to cover the official...

AYOBA MZANSI!

Journalists get a chance to feel it “Ayoba” is the African slang to get you feeling good when you are in South Africa these days....

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