Africa and The Middle East
Greetings and welcome to my leisure travel website.
I'm a proud Travel Counsellor based in Alberton, Meyersdal area and I offer a concierge travel service to my clients countrywide.
I was born in Kenya and I moved to South Africa when I was 11 years old and I have lived in Johannesburg most of my adult life. I have one energetic teenage son who is the apple of my eye!
My working career spans over 23 years where I have had the opportunity to work in all aspects of the industry including tour operating, groups and incentives, inbound travel, corporate and leisure travel. I've even had the pleasure and privilege of making travel arrangements for Nelson Mandela at a time.
I starting travelling when I was 6 years old and haven't stopped travelling since. My travel experiences include (naming just a few)... Europe, Mauritius, Seychelles, Dubai, Zanzibar, Dubai, Switzerland, Thailand, USA, Hongkong, Singapore, Israel, Turkey, Norway, Argentina, Alaska and most recently Australia.
Having visited these incredible destinations I am able to recommend amazing sites and my first hand experiences for each city. Whether you prefer worldwide hotel chains or cosy boutique hotels, I will gladly source them for you.
My passion for travel motivates me to research the destination thoroughly and I take pleasure in arranging stress-free holidays for all my clients. The back up and support from Travel Counsellors is phenomenal which allows me to concentrate and focus 100% on my clients needs and dreams. I have over 1200 colleagues across the world that can help and assist with local information that can make all the difference to your booking.
I'm highly motivated and service driven. I care a great deal about the experiences you'll have and I will go the extra mile to ensure that your travel dreams become a reality.
I offer a friendly, professional service and I am flexible to meet with you either in your office, or your home or favourite coffee shop and I am confident that I can assist with all your travel requirements.
I would like to end in saying, that I firmly believe...
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do, than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. – Mark Twain....
I look forward to hearing from you...
Whatever your holiday needs I'm here to help you, so simply give me a call or send me an email with your contact details on and I can get things started for you:-
I absolutely love travel! Take a look through my posts - you might find holiday inspiration where you least expect it...
16 May 2012
Mauritius, a sparkling crystal in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, will fascinate you. The contrast of colours, cultures and tastes makes the island so charming that the scene is set for an unforgettable holiday. Being awarded the “World’s Leading Island Destination 2010”, Mauritius has a unique blend of cultures, beautiful beaches and stunning scenery. It offers a peaceful sanctuary for those in search of pure relaxation and a full range of activities ranging from diving, surfing, kayaking, windsurfing and deep-sea fishing (marlin and yellow fin tuna abound) for those who enjoy a more active pace....
Sent in by Jun Zhou
Toronto, 07 May 2014
Dear Nicky During April 14-26 we had a wonderful trip to Botswana and Zimbabwe, your excellent travel arrangements gave me a wonderful first impression of Africa, all the camps were excellent, the people were friendly and the destination was safe to visit. Thanks for your arrangements.
Sent in by Stephan Kuhn
Magdeburg/Germany, 06 May 2014
Nicky, You put a very nice programme together to Moremi, Okavango Camp, Chobe Lodge and Vic Falls. But I also liked your salt and pepper gift. Very African and nice. Cheers Stephan
Sent in by Annie Dierx
Vanderbijlpark , 12 August 2013
Dear Nicky I will most certainly make use of you next year as I am planning another pilgrimage and was extremely happy with your service and knowledge and had no problems regarding the transport from A to Z. Thanking you in advance for your future service that I will be looking forward to planning with you. Regards Annie Dierx
Sent in by Royston and Ann Goodman
Kinross, 10 May 2012
A unique experience travelling in the Western and Eastern Cape of South Africa made especially pleasurable by Nicky's attention to detail. Travelling can be stressful, especially when you are moving around in countries and places you are not familiar with, things have a habit of going wrong! With Nicky's knowledge, experience and guidance this was one of the most enjoyable vacations we have had.
Sent in by Albert Van Niekerk
Alberton, 06 February 2012
Nicky het vir ons 'n vakansie na Vietnam en Cambodia gereel. Soos voorheen was al die reelings hoogs effektief gedoen en ons kon die wonderlike vakansie geniet met die wete dat alles foutloos verloop. Die reisplan wat Nicky voorgestel het was fantasties en sy het ons spesiale versoeke sonder probleme geinkorporeer in die reisplan. Nicky, baie dankie vir 'n vakansie vol aangename herinneringe.
Sent in by Andre Tonkin
Standerton, 15 September 2011
Nicky het vir ons gereel om na die Timbavati se nuwe kamp te gaan. Wat 'n wonderlike ondervinding. En wat 'n voorreg om met haar besigheid te doen. Alles was gereel, en 100% by ons aankoms. Ek sal beslis weer van haar dienste gebruik maak. En dankie Nicky vir die smse,, dit het ons baie spesiaal laat voel!!
Sent in by Martha (Martie) Elliott
Standerton , 15 September 2011
Sedert ek die eerste keer in 2004 my 1ste vakansie beplan het na my sus in Australie, het Nicky 'n deel van my lewe geword. Sy bespreek nie net jou vliegkaartjie, en sorg dat jou visum gereed is nie. Sy sien om na elke detail en gee persoonlike aandag. Dit is 'n voorreg om 'n klient van haar te wees. Jy kan nie 'n reis beplan, sonder 'n Nicky in jou lewe!
Sent in by Keith Bell
Bedfordview South Africa, 18 July 2011
Lesley and I have travelled extensively using Nicky as our personal Travel Counsellor. Nicky through her experience is able to give great feedback and source a variety of tours and accommodation worldwide. She is methodical in her approach and items like visas, travel insurance, currency etc are not forgotten. It is a pleasure to deal with a person of Nicky's integrity and character. Thanks Keith Bell
With independent access to hundreds of travel suppliers around the world, I can pick out exceptional offers with amazing added value. Take a look through my latest selections – but even if nothing catches your eye, let me know what you’re looking for and I’ll do my best to find it for you!
Contact me on 0061 420 706 336