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 handle those awkward hiking moments: Part 1

By |2021-07-23T09:52:31+00:00July 23rd, 2021|Hiking Trails, Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

Hiking is that past time that just never seems to get old. Heading out on a trail and taking in that fresh air, those amazing sightings, and returning with that feel good feeling that can only come from getting a good workout, is exactly what all hiking lovers strive for! But on those busier

5 Things No One Will Tell You About Hiking

By |2021-06-24T14:19:52+00:00June 24th, 2021|Hiking Trails|

So your weekend away is booked, your bags are packed and you are getting excited about heading out for your first hike. But perhaps some of those butterflies that you are feeling are not just excitement. There could be a hint of apprehension about taking on a hiking trail and experiencing just what it

What to do if you are Injured on a Hike

By |2021-05-14T09:02:26+00:00May 14th, 2021|Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

Hiking in Mpumalanga is one of the most uplifting and exhilarating experiences. It gets the blood pumping, it clears out the cobwebs that are steadily growing in the mind, and it is the perfect time to reflect on your world and think things over. But above all else, hiking can be an action packed

How to Prepare your Body for a Hike

By |2021-05-03T07:16:57+00:00April 3rd, 2021|Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

Planning an epic hiking adventure is not just about making sure that you have packed the right gear and booked. A large part of the planning, especially if you intend to tackle one of the longer routes, is to make sure that your body and mind is ready for the journey. For the most

The 3 Benefits of a Mpumalanga Weekend Getaway

By |2021-02-26T11:18:32+00:00February 26th, 2021|Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga, Self-Catering Accommodation in Mpumalanga|

Taking some time out, to get away from it all, is something that you really should be treating yourself to. A weekend retreat is without a doubt one of the best, and easiest, ways to indulge in a little down time while not having to commit to a long break. Mpumalanga is the perfect

Have you heard about forest bathing?

By |2020-11-30T08:53:41+00:00November 15th, 2020|Hiking Trails, Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

“It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men’s hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit.” ― Robert Louis Stevenson Recently, people all over the world have started practicing forest

Hiking in Mpumalanga and Why Being Outdoors is So Darn Good for You

By |2020-08-28T14:16:56+00:00August 28th, 2020|Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

As South Africa emerges from an unexpectedly strange year, one of the best things that you could do to shake the cobwebs is to go hiking in Mpumalanga. The weather is simply gorgeous at Bermanzi at this time of the year. The days are longer, the sun is warmer and the plants are sprouting

Why the day hiker is more at risk

By |2020-06-10T09:51:30+00:00May 20th, 2020|Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

With money soon to be limited, week long hiking in Mpumalanga is bound to become a little more difficult to plan or budget for. So, many hikers are going to have to settle for a day hike to indulge their favourite hobby. Day hikers are considered to be the more at risk group, often

Backpack Day Hiking Essentials

By |2020-04-01T08:01:37+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Hiking Trails|

When heading out for a day hike on one of our amazing hiking trails in Mpumalanga, there are a few essentials that you should be taking with you. In our monthly blog, we'll be sharing a helpful list of essential backpacking items that you should consider packing. We're keeping the list light and easy,

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