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

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

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