There’s no doubt that going on safari is on many travelers bucket lists. For those who are not familiar with the continent, Africa is a distant travel destination filled with adventure, wonder, and mystery. However, many people who are eager to embark on a safari might not even know what they are going to experience. Here is a quick guide to some experiences you can expect on your first safari in Africa.

When looking for an adventure, what could be better than to head to a place that has mystery, culture, geography, and wildlife like no other place on earth? You’ve probably heard of Kenya, but it is a destination that is frequently under-visited, despite all of the travel treasures it holds. If you are looking for a unique and exhilarating destination for your next adventure, then here are the top 5 reasons to visit Kenya now.

Choose from these 10 best places to stay on Route 62, South Africa. The drive is considered the world’s longest wine route. The scenic route meanders through the Klein Karoo and Langkloof fruit valley, and along the way there are plenty of places to stay. Narrowing our choice down to only 10 was a difficult […]

South Africa recently rid itself of its president when the ruling ANC party ordered Jacob Zuma to step down as head of state. Within 24 hours, and unopposed, it elected Cyril Ramaphosa as South Africa’s new president. This followed a raid on the Gupta family home and the serving of thirteen warrants of arrest (eight […]

Register for the Kabaka’s Birthday Run, Kampala, Sunday April 8th 2018 It seems every week there is a ‘marathon’, but the Kabaka’s Birthday Run is a run with a difference. Not only does the run celebrate the birthday of Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II, it takes runners (and walkers!) down historical routes of the city. [&hellip
Source: Diary of a Muzungu

What makes a village a village? And where will you find South African villages? A village, by definition, is slightly smaller than a town, but bigger than a hamlet. Often people call them towns anyway as the differences between them are so slight. Generally speaking a village should have a church, possibly a post office. […]

The East Coast of South Africa is vast. So vast that it’s not known as the ‘East Coast’, the way the West Coast is known as the ‘West Coast’ – probably because the Eastern Cape makes up such a large portion of it, leading to confusion. But also because there are so many different tourist […]

South Africa’s Eastern Cape has some of the best hiking trails in the country. We struggled to narrow down our choice but you can choose from a longer list of Eastern Cape hiking trails here. Our selection below includes mostly multi-day hiking trails Eastern Cape, but we’ve made sure to add one or two day […]

The water supply in Cape Town is on everyone’s lips. Particularly now that the crisis is declared a national state of disaster (freeing up ‘special funds’ through Treasury to deal with the drought in multiple provinces). Water dominates dinner table conversation, people chat about water supply whilst in queues, and #DayZero (though no longer a […]

Why visit Cape Town, South Africa?