Escape The Rush

“Waiting for Merlot”, psychologists Amit Kumar, Thomas Gilovich, and Matthew Killingsworth show how experiential purchases (money spent on doing) tend to provide more enduring happiness than material purchases (money spent on having)
Yet there are also differences in how we feel before an experiential or material purchase. People report being mostly frustrated before the planned purchase of a thing, but mostly happy before they bought an experience – like a trip or an activity.

White Rhinoceros


Name White or Square-lipped Rhinoceros [Ceratotherium simum] Appearance The White Rhino is the third largest land mammal. Massive, stocky, and with a reputation of being not quite as aggressive as the Black Rhino. The two distinctive horns are in fact very densely packed fibers, and materially not really horns. The record horn length is 1.58 [...]



The Cheetah's body is built for speed. Its legs are relatively long compared to its greyhound-like body; it has a big heart and lungs and wide nasal passages. It is the fastest land animal, timed running at speeds of up to 114km/h. While the lion and the leopard rely on getting close to their intended [...]

Betty’s Bay


Betty's Bay is a small holiday town situated on the Overberg coast of South Africa's Western Cape province. It is located 100 km from Cape Town beneath the Kogelberg Mountains on the scenic R44 ocean drive between Pringle Bay and Kleinmond. This village stretches over 13 km along the coast. Tourism plays a large role [...]

Crested Barbet


Crested Barbet  Trachyphonus vaillantii Piciforme Order – Lybiidae Family BIOMETRICS: Length: 23 to 24 cm; Weight: 70 gr DESCRIPTION: Crested Barbet has a beautiful colorful plumage. Upperparts, back, and wings, are black with white specks and crescents. We can see a broad black band on the rear neck. The tail is black barred with white, [...]