Category: South Africa

The African Meaning behind ‘The Lion King’ Character’s Names

Besides offering breathtaking views of African landscapes, Disney’s The Lion King also used names for the characters, which most have a Swahili meaning, a language of eastern and southeastern Africa. The opening of the song is sung in Zulu, which is a language of South Africa. Some of the story’s elements also pull from Masai…

Romantic Cape Town

Cape Town is a city for people in love. It may not the first international city you think of when you think romance but maybe that should change. “The Mother City” has so much to offer in the form of spectacular scenery, incredible hotels, remarkable restaurants, and romantic activities – such as sunset strolls on…

Travel Tips for an Amazing African Safari Experience

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Packing & What to Wear Layering is the key on your African safari adventure. Early mornings game drives can often get pretty chilly so you may need a fleece or warm jacket, even in the warmer months. Underneath, I would recommend a breathable cotton long sleeve shirt. The long sleeves act as additional protection from the…

The South African Winelands

If you think about wine, what comes to your mind? The sweet fruity fresh red grape from Napa? That dry smooth flowery wine from the romantic region of Tuscany? Or maybe that oaky, sophisticated French wine that you wish to pair with a sumptuous medium rare steak or strong cheese? If you think about wine,…

Dive Off the Coast of Cape Town

When you get the opportunity to feast your eyes on the beautiful South African water of Cape Town, it will be difficult to resist diving right in. The good news is that you don’t need to hold back, and there are plenty of diving spots with all kinds of beautiful sights and animal life to…

Discover Table Mountain National Park

On your trip to South Africa, you may expect to see landscapes unlike those that you’re used to, especially if you venture to some of the nation’s premier outdoor destinations. At the top of the list for many travelers is Table Mountain National Park, which was previously known as Cape Peninsula National Park. Located in…

Take a Bike Tour of South Africa

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Though it’s possible to see many sights by car or boat on your trip to South Africa, you might want to see more of the backcountry by traveling on your bike. Cross-country tours of the entire nation are popular, and you can see many parts of the country without traveling off paved roads. If you…

Did You Know These Fast Facts About South Africa?

Did You Know These Fast Facts About South Africa? If you are seeking a vacation that will fulfill your taste for adventure, consider booking a tour to South Africa. This southernmost country on the African continent offers spectacular scenery, amazing wildlife, and tons of cultural attractions. Before you head out on your tour, take the…

Keep These Tips in Mind When Visiting South Africa

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South Africa is an incredibly diverse country that boasts natural parks, vibrant cities, and fascinating cultural attractions. When you are getting ready for your first trip to South Africa, however, you will want to keep some travelling tips and tricks in mind. With careful preparation and smart decision making during your trip, you will have…