UMI is a Japanese word for sea. It is a fitting name for the UMI Hotel, since it stands so close to the ocean – it only takes about 20 minutes to walk to a vast, private, black sandy beach. Once on the beach it...

The UNESCO-designated Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve in the Western Cape of South Africa lies just over an hour’s drive outside of Cape Town and is an essential destination for travellers the world over. What makes this region of South Africa unique is that it is one...