Where it all happens
As experienced travel advisors and creative thinkers we are a dynamic unit, inspired to create unforgettable experiences for our clients. We believe that each brief is unique, we think outside the box and we are passionate ambassadors for the brand. Who wouldn't be inspired by being based in Cape Town and surrounded by beauty. 
  • Caroline Bayly


    Caroline’s passion is Southern and East African travel. For the past nineteen years, she has made it her mission to visit hundreds of exclusive safari lodges, island resorts and city hotels throughout the African Continent and its shores.

    She always has her finger on the pulse, is constantly seeking hidden gems and building meaningful relationships with safari guides and concierges. That, coupled with her love for the African Continent, and the perfect backdrop it provides, means that Caroline has built up an enviable reputation amongst discerning travellers.

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  • Natalie Perkins


    Fresh from the University of Cape Town, Natalie couldn’t believe her luck when she found herself involved in the tourism industry back in 2007. Her first love has always been the people and the wilderness of Africa, with a strong interest in conservation and how everyone has a role to play in the preservation of this beautiful world.

    Passionate about sharing special, immersive journeys across Africa, Natalie brings together the best of Caroline’s, Tara’s and her own experiences while traveling across the continent for Classic Escapes' readers, followers and friends.


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  • Imogen McCormick Matthews

    Travel Advisor

    Originally from England, Imogen was bitten by the 'Africa bug' at a young age whilst spending family holidays in South Africa. She had always said she was going to end up living in this beautifully diverse country.

    After completing her biological sciences degree in the UK, she moved to South Africa to pursue a life long dream of becoming a field guide in the Eastern Cape - the thick vegetation and high levels of biodiversity in this region mean you really never know what’s around the corner. 

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