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Wilderness, Gondwana Game Reserve and Bartolomeu Dias…

  • March 08, 2013 | Kate Turkington | Category: Travel

In February I spent a fabulous week with fabulous weather at Wilderness in the Southern Cape and then off to the only Big 5 fynbos reserve in the world - Gondwana Game Reserve.
I even managed a visit to the replica of Bartomoleu Dias’ caravel in Mossel Bay.

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Travel Talk on Radio 702/Cape Talk

  • January 20, 2013 | Kate Turkington | Category: Travel

Join Kate every Sunday morning on Radio 702/Cape Talk between 8.30 and 8.50 when she talks about the what, why, when, where and how of travel.

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Wrapping up a hectic - but wonderful - year of travels

  • November 23, 2012 | Kate Turkington | Category: Travel

It’s been a hectic - but wonderful - year of travelling. These are some of the highlights…

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BERLIN – yes, now “Ich bin ein Berliner” (and have even got a certificate to prove it!)

  • May 31, 2012 | Category: Radio, Travel

Come to Berlin not only for its history and dazzling architecture, but also for superb public transport, great shopping, amazing nightlife, excellent value-for-money accommodation, surprisingly good food and friendly, helpful people.

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Where 4 countries meet…

  • May 31, 2012 | Category: Travel

A Pel’s fishing owl screeches, a baboon barks, a robin winds down its evening song, Stars pierce the sky, guinea fowls softly clatter. The moon rises. The smoke that thunders, thunders on…

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Zambia February 2012

  • March 18, 2012 | Category: Travel

Mauritius, Japan and Madikwe - 3 different worlds

  • December 21, 2011 | Category: Travel

Jewels of the Western Cape

  • November 13, 2011 | Category: Travel

In Darwin’s footsteps…and the Amazon jungle

  • September 25, 2011 | Category: Travel


Kate Turkington is one of South Africa’s best-known broadcasters, travellers and travel writers.

Her weekly Sunday night three-hour live Talk Radio 702 / CapeTalk talkshow, Believe It Or Not, which came to an end in early 2013 was South Africa’s longest-running radio talkshow with the same host in the same time slot. She continues to broadcast as a regular guest on travel shows where she talks about the when, where, why, what and how of travel both locally and internationally from her vast personal experience. She also blogs for several travel websites.

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