South Africa Travel Guides

Real reviews and articles from travellers in South Africa.

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Best Places to Visit in South Africa.

If you are planning a visit to South Africa any time soon you should check out these articles from real travellers for the best places to visit.

Cape Town As A Holiday Destination

Cape Town is the oldest city in South Africa, situated along the coastline and is affectionately known as the “Mother City’ because of the sense of home it brings to both locals and international [...]

A few must-see places in South Africa

At the Southernmost point of Africa lies South Africa (big surprise), a country that contains many adventures and boasts some spectacular views. When traveling to this marvelous country, it might [...]


Sleep Under the African Stars Do you wish to revive and restore your romantic love life on the ultimate of luxury, star-studded, African journey? A journey that will inspire your senses and [...]

What to do in Gordon's Bay: Rent a Kayak

What to do in Gordon’s Bay When you arrive in Gordon’s Bay, you may very well be welcomed by a strong hurricane-like wind. You may also have been forwarned by friends or family that have visited [...]

Seeing Cape Town on a student budget

Cape Town is one of the most stunning cities not only in Africa, but it is also world renowned. For students with a taste for adventure and would like to explore this amazing coastal city but are [...]

How to travel Nieu Bethesda

The sound of smooth jazz wakes me up from a lazy afternoon nap. There is a hush over the town, the type of quiet that can only be achieved through having a population in the low thousands. The [...]

Jeffery’s Bay, South Africa

A Glimpse of South Africa From my experience, most people don’t seem to really know a whole lot about from South Africa. When they hear the words “South Africa” the only thing them seem to have [...]

Plettenberg Bay: Sun, sand and surf

Plettenberg Bay, or more commonly known as just Plett to locals and South Africans alike, is a beautiful small seaside town set along the Western Cape coastline. It forms part of South Africa’s [...]

Experience Magical Grabouw, Elgin today

Meet Me in Grabouw, Elgin Grabouw, Elgin. I am most excited to be submitting my very first article about my hometown, in the country of South Africa, 68,5 kilometers outside the City of Cape Town [...]

South Africa: Kruger National Park

If this doesn’t convince you to visit South Africa, I don’t know what will. Choosing South Africa It was my first ever adventure abroad. Unless, of course, you count a very drunken [...]

South Africa’s hidden Haenertsburg

Hitting the road If you take the Great North toll road of South Africa, from Johannesburg through Pretoria and into Limpopo, and you travel on towards the Magoebaskloof mountains, you will [...]

Cape Town: Tavern of the seas

“This is a pretty and singular town; it lies at the foot of an enormous wall (the Table Mountain), which reaches into the clouds, and makes a most imposing barrier. Cape Town is a great inn, on [...]

Pietermaritzburg: A Hometown in Postcards

Stored in the deeper recesses, in that old weathered binder at the back of my mind, and drawn to the surface by the simplest scent or sound, the slightest change of light, are the things I send [...]

Teleport to Porterville

Small towns might seem boring in comparison to the fast pace living of city folk, but once you see it through the eyes of the locals, you will find that there is so much more to discover than [...]

Cape Town: Your Future Home

When I first told me family and friends I was packing up and heading to South Africa, I got a mixture of responses to say the least. ‘South Africa!?’, ‘Isn’t that [...]