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National Parks in South Africa

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National Parks in South Africa are where you will find a dense population of animals which is great for game viewing. The Parks are often well maintained and have preservation at their core meaning that the animals are protected. Any park fees that is paid goes towards this maintenance and preservation so you know that […]

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Top Things to do in Cape Town

14 Things To Do in Cape Town

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Cape Town, the mother city of South Africa (as she is affectionately known); is one hip and happening mother. Beautiful white sandy beaches; mountains crossed with hiking trails; spend hours scouring museums and galleries, or shop till you drop at one of the world class shopping malls.  Or simply just stroll through the city and […]

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Shosholoza Meyl: Travel by Train in South Africa

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‘Shosholoza Meyl’ means ‘pleasant experience’ and started operating in 2001. In 2006, they separated the train into two different types, namely the Tourist class trains and the Economy class trains. The trains run between Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Queenstown and East London. The Tourist class trains’ compartments are suites during the day and […]

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Why go on a Walking Safari in Africa?

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A walking safari is so different to staying in a lodge in the bush. A lot of lodges offer ‘walking safaris’ which are great, but if you are looking for a more engaging bush experience then a 4 or 5 day walking safari could be for you. On a walking safari the place you end […]

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Top 10 Wine Farms in Stellenbosch

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1.    Meerlust Well-known for generating top-class wine selections, Meerlust Wine Estate was proudly established by the Myburgh family in 1756. Presently, the fine art of winemaking takes place under the guidance of expert Hannes Myburgh – eighth generation custodian of this 17th century national monument. With its historic manor house, classic wine cellar, dovecote and […]

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South Africa’s top 6 travel bloggers

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South Africa has a fast-growing travel blogging community, with inspiring blogs dedicated to everything from camping and long overland adventures to music festivals and weekends away being posted every day. We’ve picked six of our favourite South African travel bloggers who cover both travel in South Africa and around the rest of Africa, and constantly inspire […]

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Best time to go on Safari

When is the Best Time to go on Safari?

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Here’s our guide on how to pick the best time of year to go on African safari in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Tanzania and Kenya. Kruger National Park, South Africa The best time of year to visit Kruger National Park (as well as most wildlife parks in South Africa, including Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park and Hluhluwe-Imfolozi) […]

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Getting Around Cape Town

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A city famous for its spectacular beauty and eclectic population, Cape Town draws in plenty of visitors from all over the world. Upon arrival in the Mother City, you will find several places from which to rent cars just outside of the airport. However, if you don’t plan on renting a car and would rather […]

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Cape Town’s Top 10 Art Galleries

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The Mother City of Cape Town, South Africa is well-known for its contemporary, eclectic and edgy atmosphere. The city is a place of remarkable beauty, with spectacular ocean and mountain scenery, and along with the lively streets of roaming creative folk, a thriving art scene. From graphic designers, tattoo artists, and painters to graffiti artists, […]

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Biltong Recipes

5 Quick and Easy Biltong Recipes

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Biltong – one of South Africa’s claim to fame. Various types of meat such as kudu, beef, springbok and even chicken are cured to preserve it by drying it. Spices are added to enhance the flavour and add variety. When you travel around South Africa, you will come across so many shops and vendors selling […]

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