5 Things Hiking Teaches you About Living

By |2022-07-27T08:50:15+00:00July 17th, 2022|Hiking Trails, Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

Is there anything more exhilarating than packing a backpack, putting on a pair of comfortable boots and heading outdoors for a hiking adventure? Being in nature, enjoying the sounds and the solitude, and just disconnecting from a world that is constantly screaming for your attention is the easiest and often the most affordable way

What is forest bathing and why should you try it?

By |2022-06-28T09:31:52+00:00June 20th, 2022|Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

Walking outside among the trees, with nothing but the birds, small animals and insects as company, is one of the most relaxing experiences, once you allow yourself to disconnect from the world for a while. And deep the forests of Mpumalanga, you will find the best spot to do a little forest bathing. Mpumalanga

Morning vs. Afternoon Hiking – Which is the best option?

By |2022-05-30T08:48:18+00:00May 11th, 2022|Hiking Trails, Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga, Self-Catering Accommodation in Mpumalanga|

There is an ideal time of day to go hiking, but it is not when you might think it is. While some might say that heading out in the morning is better, or that afternoon hiking is ideal, the real best time of day to put on those hiking boots and hit the trail

South Africa’s Best Small Towns

By |2022-03-30T09:21:58+00:00March 30th, 2022|Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga, Self-Catering Accommodation in Mpumalanga|

There’s nothing like small town living, but if you can’t live in a small town, visiting one is the next best thing. South Africa has a rich and interesting history. While the cities have been somewhat washed of this history, through the use of modern architecture, the small towns around the country have held

Why you should get out of your comfort zone

By |2022-02-28T08:55:24+00:00February 28th, 2022|Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

Hiking in Mpumalanga is one of those activities that can really push you to your limits. It can challenge you mentally and physically, and it can push you into visiting new places and meeting new people. Basically, the best kind of hiking is going to take you out of your comfort zone and have

Tips for Hiking with your Dog

By |2022-01-26T12:03:29+00:00January 26th, 2022|Hiking Trails, Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

Hitting the hiking trail is not just something that you alone can enjoy. As a dog owner, one of the best ways to bond with your hound, while getting them active and also allowing them the opportunity to get into nature, is to take them on the hike with you. Dogs are the very

Tips for Hiking in the Rain

By |2021-12-15T12:08:36+00:00December 15th, 2021|Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

With the summer months here and the rain pouring down each afternoon, for the hiker, the change in conditions is making their favourite pastime a whole lot more complicated. At Bermanzi, with our hiking trails up in the mountains of Mpumalanga, when the rain comes down, the trails can become a little more slippery

How to mentally prepare for a hike that demands endurance

By |2021-11-29T06:52:44+00:00November 15th, 2021|Hiking Trails, Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

There is nothing quite as invigorating as heading out on a new trail and exploring all that the area has to offer, while enjoying the fresh air. This is why hiking in Mpumalanga is the sort of past time that attracts new hikers and the more experienced people alike. But while hiking is a

How to Beat Mosquitoes on your Next Hike

By |2021-09-10T12:08:32+00:00September 10th, 2021|Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

Summer is upon us. The weather is warming, the days are longer and if you are itching to get outdoors after another stressful year, Bermanzi is the place to be. We have set up our Machadodorp Accommodation deep in the heart of nature, well away from the busy cities. At our rustic retreat, we

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