Category: Tourism

  • Wessels

    Away fro city life… I met a European couple (the guy from the Netherlands and the girl from UK) in Australia a couple of years ago. They are now planning to come visit South Africa later this year and I thought it may be useful for European travellers to hear a South African’s opinion of […]

  • how safe is south africa to visit

    South Africa is a beautiful country with so much to offer tourists. The people are friendly and welcoming, the scenery is stunning, and there is so much to see and do. However, like any country, there are some safety concerns that visitors should be aware of. The most important thing to remember is to be […]

  • Crawford

    Western Cape Province Cape Town, with magnificent Table Mountain as its backdrop, has forged an enviable reputation as one of the world’s premier tourism destinations. Not only has the Mother City breathtaking scenery, exquisite beaches, Robben Island, world-class golf courses, superb restaurants and a rich history, making it a sophisticated and cosmopolitan destination, but the […]

  • South Africa Holiday: Weather / Climate

    South Africa is classified as semi-arid and has considerable climatic variation, ranging from the Mediterranean in the south-west, to temperate in the interior plateau, subtropical in the northeast and semi-arid desert in the north-west. Most of South Africa has warm, sunny days and cool nights. Rainfall generally occurs during the summer months (November to March), […]

  • Buffalocity

    Buffalo City, a newly established municipality in the Eastern Cape, includes a large area characterised by very different features. Many of the white people in the surrounding districts are descendants of members of the British German Legion disbanded after the Crimean War. Hence such names as Berlin, Potsdam, Braunschweig, Frankfurt and Stutterheim given to settlements […]

  • how much is south africa safari

    A South African safari is an excellent way to see some of the world’s most magnificent animals in their natural habitat. There are many different types of safaris available, ranging from budget to luxury, so there is something to suit everyone’s needs and tastes. The average cost of a safari in South Africa is around […]

  • Tsitsikamma

    Tsitsikamma National Park is situated at the heart of South Africa’s picturesque Garden Route. Tsitsikamma is a Khoisan word meaning, “place of much water.” The Park incorporates 80km of rocky coastline with spectacular sea and landscapes, a remote mountainous region with secluded valleys covered in mountain Fynbos, and temperate high forests with deep river gorges […]

  • how much is a holiday in south africa

    Assuming you would like an overview of what a holiday in South Africa might cost: A holiday in South Africa is an affordable way to experience a diverse country with a rich history. The cost of accommodation, food and activities is generally lower than in Europe or the United States, making it a great value […]

  • Whalewatching

    Whales come to South Africa’s coast to calve and to mate, with the courtship season following the birthing season. The “whale season” is from June to November, although whales have been spotted outside this period. Southern right whales spend most of the year in the Antarctic regions, feeding on plankton.  Humpback whales are often seen […]

  • Eilertsen Harley

    The Bike There are some brand icons one cannot ignore e.g. Cola Cola, Microsoft, Nike and Harley-Davidson, to name a few. I have intimate knowledge of the first three but have never ridden a Harley. Fact is, I will probably never own one, as our first love is trail riding, far from the well-established network […]