Category: South Africa

Hiking table mountain is one of the experiences that cannot be missed if you visit Cape Town. Here I’ll share some essential tips to turn your hike up Table Mountain into a succes. Just in case your travel insurance doesn’t cover helicopter rescues…

View from the top after Hiking Table Mountain
Pick a Route

There are different routes you can choose when you hike Table Mountain, they range in difficulty and duration. The Platteklip Gorge route is the oldest route up and consists of stone steps.

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A self-drive safari can be great and inexpensive way to visit national parks and get some wildlife viewing in. However, most of us aren’t trained to drive around in between a breeding herd of elephants or a pride of lions. To ensure your self-drive safari will be a fun travel experience, I share some essential tips to help you avoid ending up squished by an elephant.

In the National Park
Know the Rules


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It’s not a secret that I love spending time in South Africa. The weather, the accent, the ciders, and the surf. I love it all.

That’s why I thought it would be fun (and challenging) to share my 5 favourite travel experiences in South Africa.

1. Safari’sSafari favourite travel experiences in South Africa

I can’t choose which national park I liked the most. Everyone that has read the blog or seen my Instagram knows I thoroughly enjoy a day on safari.

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I hElephant while celebrating christmas in south africaope you all had a lovely Christmas. Celebrating Christmas in South Africa this year was a fun new way to experience the holidays. The holidays were a mixture of traditions from South Africa and from back home.

On Christmas eve we celebrated with tapas style bites, searched for hippos in town and unpacked all of our presents. All of this was after an early start to go on safari in the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi park.

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a day on safari - giraffeA day on safari might be my favourite thing about being in South Africa.

A day on safari is unpredictable and none of them will be identical. So far I’ve been on around 10 full days of safari (including land- and water-based safari’s in South Africa, Sri Lanka & India) and each day was completely different.

Recently I visited the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi park and we had some interesting animal sightings. We saw wild dogs,

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