Is a trip to see lush mountains, animals in the wild, flapping penguins, powdery golden sand, and awesome stretches of coastline in the works? South Africa is a special place that you’ll instantly fall in love with when you go. This is a companion piece to help you plan your own trip as the ultimate […]
South Africa Travel Guide
A diverse country at the southern tip of Africa with the power of safari, clumsy penguins, incredible people, and shark-level adrenaline.
There's something special about Nelson Mandela's nation that make it one of the most special places on earth. There are so many reasons why you want to come here and it's that diversity that I think appeals to all travellers.
From vastly varied terrain, natural beauty, wanderlust-worthy wildlife, big sunshine, luxury, big waves, or outdoor adventure, South Africa does not disappoint.
This South Africa travel guide will help you plan your next vacation.
1 Week in Cape Town Itinerary – Wine, Sharks, Lions, Tables, Townships, and more!
I don’t know if I’ve ever heard a single bad thing from anyone’s that been to South Africa’s “Mother City” and so expectations were incredibly high. With Table Mountain as the back drop, sun-kissed coastlines, diverse culture, culinary treats, and adventurous delights, everything we saw, did, and ate met the hype and then some. That’s […]
How to Plan a Safari in South Africa – Kruger National Park and Sabi Sands
When we were planning our honeymoon and deciding where we could go, South Africa was on the top of our list because it was a country where we felt like we could get an incredible balance of wildlife, outdoor adventure, luxury while staying on a budget, city exploration, culture, and sweeping scenery. As we delved […]
Kruger National Park Guide For First Timers – Everything You Need To Know
If it’s your first time at Kruger National Park, you will undoubtedly be a little overwhelmed with all the choices and decisions you have to make. Luckily, it’s a lot simpler than you think once you know what to expect. This guide goes through everything that you need to know when it comes to planning […]
Elephant Plains Game Lodge Safari Review
When planning for our honeymoon, we were bombarded with information. We knew we wanted to do a private game reserve by Kruger National Park but which reserve to we go to and which game lodge? There are so many choices but thankfully a friend recommended Elephant Plains Game Lodge. I still did my research before […]
What It’s Really Like To Safari In South Africa
If you’ve never been on safari – and I don’t mean one of those man-made zoo experiences that some cities have but I mean a real-life, in the bush, under the African sun type of safari, then you don’t know what you’re missing! We got a chance to go on our first safari for our […]
A Stoked Surfing Experience in Muizenberg
Yes there are a lot of places you can surf in the world but there sure is something exotic about being able to do it in South Africa and in the Atlantic Ocean where there are known to be sharks. Alright, a close encounter with sharks isn’t exactly what you want to be doing (there’s […]
Once in a Lifetime Chance Shark Cage Diving in Gaansbai with Marine Dynamics
There are not a lot of places in the world where you can be mano-a-mano with one of the biggest predators in the deep sea. The Great White shark is typically not something you think about swimming with but if you’re an adrenaline junkie, like facing your fears and coming away with bragging rights, cage […]
What To Pack For A Trip to South Africa and Seychelles
The plains of Kruger National Park, wildlife roaming about, Table Mountain, and beach villas await. There’s so much to be excited about for this honeymoon trip to South Africa and Seychelles. It’s a trip that was planned to be diverse and dynamic. On the adventure end of things we have the safari, hiking Table Mountain […]
Planning A Honeymoon to South Africa and Seychelles
The truth is, I planned the honeymoon way before we really hit the ground running with wedding planning but hey can you blame me? Now how does a travel blogger decide where to go for a big trip like this? Being in the “industry”, we’re inundated with incredible stories and photos daily. It’s sensory overload […]