Tagged: africa

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Walking on the Wild Side in Style – What to Pack on an African Safari

Safari and style? Not often two words that go together for the practical necessities required to enjoy a safari can prove an impediment to following fashion trends. The safari has moved on, however - it’s no longer catering to yellow suited and booted game hunters, but has now adapted for a range of tastes from... Read more »

Top 5 Reasons to add Franschhoek to your South African Itinerary

Top 5 Reasons to add Franschhoek to your South African Itinerary

Franschhoek Valley is one of the most amazing wine regions in the world with majestic mountain scenery, lush vineyards and a quaint European feel. Franschhoek's rich history of European influence dates back to the late 1600s when French Huguenots arrived in the Cape after fleeing France after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes in... Read more »

Top 5 Road Trips in South Africa

Top 5 Road Trips in South Africa

South Africa is an amazing country to experience no matter how you travel across it - but even more so when you’re driving on the open road, with farm stall pit-stops and lush countrysides for company... It possesses a landscape just begging you to hop in the car and put some miles behind you, with... Read more »

Recommended Books and Movies to Read and Watch Before Visiting Africa

Recommended Books and Movies to Read and Watch Before Visiting Africa

South Africa is undoubtedly one of Africa's greatest culturally diverse and historical cities. While the political backdrop to South Africa’s history is most certainly a defining characteristic of the nation, others often forget to reflect upon the fact that South Africa is a beautiful country with so much to offer.   If you’re planning a... Read more »

The Best Scuba Diving Spots in South Africa

The Best Scuba Diving Spots in South Africa

South Africa is a diverse, multicultural nation with a 2735-kilometer coastline that borders two oceans, the Indian and Atlantic Ocean. South Africa’s waters “signal” scuba divers to enter its turbulent waters. The dive experience here is as varied as it can provide an abundance of opportunities for the different kinds of diving personalities, from macro... Read more »