Category: Africa

When is the best time to visit South Africa?

The best time to visit South Africa Visiting South Africa is a unique experience that has made its way onto the bucket list of many travellers, due to its spectacular natural beauty and myriad other attractions and activities. However, travellers often wonder when is the best time of the year to visit this vibrant country. […]

8 Best Big 5 Game Reserves near Johannesburg

Best Big 5 Game Reserves near Johannesburg Johannesburg may be a modern, fast-paced metropolis, but if you are looking for a change in scenery, you don't have to go too far. The proximity to several Big 5 game reserves makes Johannesburg an attractive starting point for a safari whether you’re a Joburger looking for a weekend getaway […]

The Courtyard Hotel Arcadia – a serene Pretoria getaway

The Courtyard Hotel Arcadia Review The upmarket suburb of Arcadia, in the heart of Pretoria, is known for its tree-lined streets, historical buildings and plethora of foreign embassies. In an area of this suburb known as Embassy Row, is a historic manor house, which now serves as the centrepiece of the Courtyard Hotel Arcadia. We […]

Conquering the Roof of Africa: A Comprehensive Guide to Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

A Comprehensive Guide to Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro Mount Kilimanjaro stands tall and magnificent, rising above the Tanzanian landscape as the tallest free-standing mountain in the world. It's not just a mountain; it's a symbol of Africa's grandeur, an adventurer's dream, and a once-in-a-lifetime journey for many. If you've ever dreamed of standing upon its snowy […]

40 Ways to Celebrate Heritage Day in South Africa

Heritage Day in South Africa "When our first democratically-elected government decided to make Heritage Day one of our national days, we did so because we knew that our rich and varied cultural heritage has a profound power to help build our new nation." Former President Nelson Mandela Heritage Day in South Africa is celebrated annually […]

6 Best Destinations to Visit in Morocco

Discover Morocco: Colors, Flavors, and Timeless History 6 Best Destinations to Visit in Morocco In the expansive landscape of North Africa, Morocco is a testament to civilizations that have risen and ebbed, leaving behind indelible marks on its cities and culture. Morocco, a treasure trove of sensory experiences, offers travelers a glimpse into an intricate […]

16 Unique Things to do in Pretoria

Things to do in Pretoria Before inter-provincial travel re-opened, lockdown had been restricting us to outings in our own province. It was challenging finding things to do in Gauteng that we hadn't done before, and we found ourselves spending more time in Pretoria, exploring its attractions, and thereby prompting this post. Also known by its […]

9 Best things to do in the Eastern Cape

The Best things to do in the Eastern Cape The second largest province in South Africa by area, and the third largest by population, the Eastern Cape is an unsung treasure with an abundance of things to do, as well as a great destination for a road trip.  We especially love the nature, wildlife and […]

10 Best Things To Do In South Africa With Kids

The Best Things to Do in South Africa with Kids South Africa, with its rich culture and heritage, unparalleled natural beauty, and amazing adventure opportunities is not just an adult’s playground. It's also a wonderland for children of all ages. From exciting wildlife safaris to enchanting beaches and exhilarating adventures, South Africa boasts a multitude […]

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