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12 Photos that prove South African Skies are pure magic

Watch the sunset with friends after conquering the mighty Orange River. Smell those big, fat Highveld raindrops during an afternoon thunderstorm in Jozi. Amble on the edge of the world at Slangkop lighthouse. Ponder stars long dead and gone, but still shining in the Karoo. Or simply just enjoy our photos of magnificent African skies, […]

South Africa's 8 Most Magical Backpacking Meccas

South Africa’s 8 Most Magical Backpacking Meccas

Whether you’re an intrepid traveler, cash-strapped meanderer, or just someone aiming to keep their #wanderlust game strong, backpacking allows you to see some of the most beautiful and under-explored parts of this country (and the world) on a shoestring budget. Like all things in life however, not every backpacker’s lodge is created equal, many have […]

Tips for Traveling Abroad

Tips for Traveling Abroad

It’s day five of your dream holiday abroad. You’ve already gone on numerous sight-seeing excursions, sampled traditional cuisine, made new friends and uploaded tons of photos to social media. All in all, everything is running smoothly. But, just as you are about to send a “wish-you-were-here” postcard to that special someone at home, your bag […]

South Africa's 15 most beautiful hiking trails

South Africa’s 15 most beautiful hiking trails

South Africa is known to be a land of diverse landscapes and breathtaking vistas; an expansive playground capable of satisfying even the most die-hard traveler’s wanderlust. And what better way to explore this raw, unadulterated terrain than by foot? Hmm, but where to start? Well, here are South Africa’s 15 most beautiful hiking trails; let the Instagramming […]

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Summertime Sadness for expiring visa holders

Waiting for your new visa to be issued?  Previous visa expired? Don’t go home for Christmas. With the festive season fast approaching, we are often asked whether clients who await issuance of their visas will be allowed to travel to their home countries for the holidays. Due to recent changes to South Africa’s immigration policies, […]