Snorkelling and Free-Diving in South Africa

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While South Africa offers some of the best wildlife to see, their underwater life is just as fascinating. Snorkelling and diving can immerse you in a world of sea life and coral only few ever get to see. Even the smallest tide pool can offer a great opportunity of snorkelling. If you want to explore […]

South African Hikes for Beginners

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Hiking trails are the best way to get outside and explore South Africa’s wonderful scenery. As one of the world’s biggest hiking destinations, you’ll find trails for every level of experience. With 1000 registered routes along rivers or up mountains, you’ll be certain to find your perfect route for you. Many people tend to believe […]

Scenic Drives to Explore in South Africa

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There’s nothing more freeing than driving along, taking in the sites, feeling like you’ve escaped to a new world. You can stop and document anything you find interesting and go at your own pace. Its an experience that truly makes you feel like an explorer. South Africa’s unique landscape offers many drives that are sure […]

Food You’ll Want to Try in South Africa

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One of the best parts of traveling abroad is trying new food. South Africa is full of unique and delicious cuisine that will make you want to travel there again and again. Here are a few things you should try on your next holiday. Cape Malay Curry : When the Dutch and French settled in Cape […]

Ways to Give Back During Your Holiday in South Africa

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Traveling has become about more than relaxation or spending time with loved ones. Many people use their vacation days to give back, whether through volunteer trips or in their local area. The best part about a vacation is that you can tailor it to fit your wants and needs. Why not relax and give back […]

Music Festivals in South Africa

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Every year hundreds of thousands of people travel the globe in search of the best music. They follow their favorite artists through the music festival circuit to see how they shine on stage. Each country has festivals to choose from based on your taste in music. The United States has Coachella and Lollapalooza, the U.K. […]

Adventures you can only have in South Africa

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Why have a normal vacation, when you can do something extraordinary? South Africa’s unique adventures will have you calling and booking your trip before we can even say go Ride an ostrich A lot of people will go horseback riding or even try riding an elephant when they travel but what about an ostrich? In […]

Last but Not Least, Western Cape.

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As we round out our mini-series on each of the provinces, we thought it was only proper to finish with Western Cape. Home to Cape Town and therefore the most popular destination for travelers to South Africa. With an area roughly the size of Greece, this province offers plenty for all visitors. Nestled between the […]

Northern Cape of South Africa

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The Northern Cape province of South Africa is the largest of all provinces with a land mass the size of Germany. About half the population speaks Afrikaans while the rest speak a mix of Setswana and English. The largest part of the province is within the Nama-Karoo biome. Within it, the Namaqua National Park where […]

Exploring the North-West province

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The North-West province of South Africa was created after the end of the Apartheid in 1994, and includes parts of the former Transvaal and Cape Province. The most popular languages are Tswana and English. North West’s biggest attraction is the Sun City complex. Sun City is one of the world’s biggest entertainment centers. The center holds […]

Exploring Mpumalanga

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Mpumalanga, whose name means “the place where the sun rises”, is only slightly larger than the Czech Republic. Sitting on high plateaued grasslands, it borders Mozambique and Swaziland. The 4 million people that reside here speak mainly siSwati, the language of Swaziland. Though Mpumalanga may be the second smallest province, it does not lack in […]

Read about Gauteng!

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Home to some of the most recognizably named cities in South Africa, Gauteng is the smallest of all provinces. Here you will find the cities of Pretoria and Johannesburg. These popular urban centers attribute to Gauteng having the largest population and highest per capita income.   Gauteng is the site of the Cradle of Humankind, […]

Learn about Limpopo!

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Limpopo is the northernmost province and is about the size of Pennsylvania. It’s nearly 5.4 million population speaks mainly Sesotho, but you’ll also hear Xitsonga and Tshivenda too. Limpopo contains one of South Africa’s eight Unesco World Heritage Sites, the Mapungbwe Cultural Landscape. Mapungubwe was South Africa’s first kingdom that developed into the subcontinent’s largest […]

Learn about Kwazulu-Natal and its exciting sites

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Kwazulu-Natal is South Africa’s most populous province with 10 million people. The people speak mainly Zulu and prefer it when people greet in their native language.* Kwazulu-Natal contains 2 Unesco World Heritage sites, the greater St. Lucia Wetlands Park and the Ukhahlamba/Drakensberg Mountain Range. Nelson Mandela once said “The St Lucia Wetland Park must be […]

Top 5 Travel Trends for 2016

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As our previous post highlighted, the Rand has dropped significantly in relation to the dollar. South Africa has been growing in popularity among tourists over the past few years and this new economic shift will only increase that. January, with everyone’s personal resolutions, is the time to look ahead to the whole of 2016. With that, […]

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