Terms You Need To Know Before Going On Safari

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You may have come across many strange terms while reading travel brochures and online articles about African safaris. While on safari you will be hearing a lot more of these strange terms being used. Did you know the word “safari” derives from the Swahili word for “journey”. In the tourist industry, it means a tour […]

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Sea Side at the Oyster Box Hotel

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homework helpThe Oyster Box is a five star luxury hotel situated in Umhlanga on South Africa’s east coast. The hotel which first opened its doors in 1947 still boasts its colonial style along with lush tropical gardens and breathtaking seaside views. The hotel’s colonial style is gracefully blended with modern facilities and contemporary touches to […]


Top 10 Safari Parks in Southern Africa

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Where is the best place to go for an African safari? This is a question that has been asked a million times and thanks to we may finally have the answer. The website conducted an analysis of over 3000 reviews to compile a list of the Top 50 Safari Parks in Africa. A total […]


Five Child-Friendly Safari Activities

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An African safari can be a memorable treat to share with your children. As parents you are naturally always concerned that your children’s need will be taken care of. There are safari lodges that are not child-friendly but there are many that will accept and accommodate your little ones. These Family Friendly Luxury Safari Lodges […]


All You Need To Know About South Africa’s New Visa Laws

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homework helpOn Monday the 1st of June 2015 the new South African visa laws kicked into full effect. The controversial new rules are the latest government efforts to reduce child trafficking. However, many people in the tourism industry fear that the strict policies will have a negative effect on South Africa’s tourism industry. If you […]


The 20 Most Beautiful Countries In The World

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The world is filled with many beautiful and unique spaces just waiting for us to explore them. The TravelGuru, a member of BuzzFeed Community, recently compiled a list of the The 20 Most Beautiful Countries In The World. The list features destinations from all over the globe including: Chile, India, Switzerland and Nepal. The title […]


What To Expect On Your First Game Drive

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The game drive is the highlight for many people going on safari holiday. It is the perfect opportunity to capture the beauty of Africa and the animals in their natural surroundings. Remember to pack your camera with extra batteries and enough storage capacity. You do not want to be caught unprepared. We have prepared a […]


The Madikwe Game Reserve

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Madikwe Game Reserve is a situated in the North West province of South Africa and borders Botswana. As the fifth largest game reserve in South Africa, you can expect to see a wide variety of species. Madikwe Game Reserve is one of only a few malaria-free reserves in southern Africa. This hidden gem is one […]


Five Ways To Celebrate Freedom Day

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On the 27th of April South Africa celebrates Freedom Day. It is an annual commemoration and celebration of the first post-apartheid democratic elections held on that day in 1994. During apartheid voting rights were limited for non white South Africans. This year, South Africa celebrates 21 years of freedom. Many South Africans use the national […]


Explore Robben Island

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Robben Island is tiny island found off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa.  The name is dutch and loosely translates to “Seal Island”. Robben Island is both a South African Heritage Site as well as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Though the island’s usage has changed numerous times, it is most known as the […]



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