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7 of the best things to do in Joburg, South Africa

Johannesburg – or Joburg as it’s known to locals – is usually not on the top of travellers’ wish lists for a South African safari trip. The city doesn’t have the beauty of Cape Town or the beaches of Durban and so it’s often just used as a quick stop over on the way to […]

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14 Things To Do in Cape Town

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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Top activities on an African overlanding safari

Travel to Africa on an overlanding safari and you’ll embark on a journey of a lifetime to the world’s wildest continent, which is packed full of wildlife and adventure. African overlanding safaris allow you to take in the best of Africa, as you get to travel to various different countries in the space of just […]

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Top 10 Surfing Destinations in South Africa

Africa is most likely the least explored continent in terms of surfing; however, the few popular spots located in the southern end of the continent offer some of the most superb conditions for the sport in the world. South Africa in particular offers plenty of quality surfing areas, with places of magnificent beauty, such as […]

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Top 10 Markets in Johannesburg

Egoli, ‘the City of Gold’, is the business capital of South Africa and offers plenty of fun and activities. There are tons of things to do in Johannesburg, especially in the evening, but one of the most popular day activities for explorers is market-hopping. Whether it’s on your own, or with your children, family and […]

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5 Great Pub and Grub Spots in Cape Town

In Summer or Winter, going to a pub for a few drinks and a hearty meal is a great way to socialise and enjoy being out and about. Whether you choose an old pub with lots of character and charm, or a modern one with great views and stylish décor, there is something about a […]

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Top 10 Markets in Cape Town

Recently voted the world’s best city, Cape Town has plenty to offer every kind of visitor. From exploring the peaceful wine lands to thrilling shark cage diving in the Atlantic Ocean, there is something on offer for everyone. One of the more popular laid-back activities in the beautiful Mother City is visiting markets – whether […]

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Watch a Film Beneath the Stars in Cape Town

I had the pleasure of visiting a Galileo Open Air Cinema for the first time, and I was extremely impressed. I bought tickets for a 19h30 showing of Slumdog Millionaire at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, and arrived with a homemade picnic (including the likes of gourmet burgers, potato wedges, chocolate chip cookies, and of course, wine). […]

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Visit Ukutula Lion Park

The Ukutula Lion Park is also known as the ‘place of quiet’, is situated only an hour’s drive from Johannesburg and Pretoria and has 260 hectares of wild bushveld filled with lions, various antelope, giraffe and zebra. Here you can have the pleasure of observing and photographing lions in their natural environment, not to mention […]

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Pony Trekking in Lesotho

The splendid mountainous country of Lesotho is tucked away like an island in the centre of South Africa. It is a remarkable travel detour from its bigger neighbour, South Africa.  Lesotho is referred to as the ‘Kingdom in the Sky’ for a good reason: the country is a prime sightseeing destination, with magnificent mountains providing […]

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