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NOW is the best time of the year to visit the Kruger National Park!

Visiting the Kruger National Park is a definite must when visiting the beautiful South Africa. It is a park we South Africans take great pride in as all possible efforts are made to keep it natural and clean. A lot of outside investment is needed to keep the park poacher free so in going there you are also making a contribution to a great cause.

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Cultural Experiences Part 2

In our quest to experience first-hand or from nearby the cultures of those alien to us we have crossed borders all over the African continent. It is an extremely large continent though and the numbers of different cultures are many. Remember that we prefer to stick to what is true and natural and stay away from the pretentious cultural experiences.

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Cultural Experiences in Africa Part 1

Africa is obviously widely known and popular for its magnificent safari experiences. Africa is more than just safari though. It is a continent that has endured great struggle but at the same time it is a continent that has come an extremely far way. The culture is diverse, interesting and beautiful. We are not interested in fake cultural experiences where local people are made to dance and entertain tourists. The experiences we are interested in are those that give you true insight into how people live who have a completely contrasting culture compared to your own. Step into the lives of Africans…

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Three different types of Safaris

As most travellers are well aware, one of the top attractions to Africa is the Safari experience. People come from every continent and corner of the world to come experience the amazing wildlife the vast continent of Africa hold. There is more than one way to enquire this once in a lifetime experience. Let`s look at some more unique ways to experience and African Safari.

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Grahamstown – Major City

Known as the home of Rhodes University, and the host of one of the country’s longest running and major arts festivals – the National Arts Festival, Grahamstown is a definite must visit. It is lesser known that this lovely town is part of a extremely diverse ecological region in South Africa, with thousands of hectares devoted to nature and game conservation. Grahamstown is also known as ‘City of Saints’ due to the plethora of churches. It a beautiful  little town with a bunch of stunning old buildings and museums.

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4 South African souvenirs that are way better than a keychain

South Africans are some of the most creative people you will meet. As we are known as the rainbow nation, no colour is neglected. Support local and buy handmade, proudly South Africans souvenirs.

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Valentine`s day in the bush

Valentine`s Day is upon us and nothing says romance better than the African bush. You do not need to be a hopeless romantic to score some major points. From fine dining to rustic bush. We are naming the quite different yet equally romantic places to take your partner this valentine`s day or any other day for that matter (it`s always a good time to escape to the bush).

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The Botswana camping experience -> Botswana to Namibia to Rigtersveld Part one

Africa is an extremely vast and diverse continent with the main attraction obviously being the wildlife. Humans and people live in peace together (sort of) and share this amazing piece of earth. To truly experience this you have to go where other dare not. There were the animal has the upper hand. There where you are unplug from society but plugged into nature. Take the road less travel. Take one of Africa`s best road trips.

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South African Art – Part 2

South Africa has art popping out of every nook and cranny. The amazing natural environment is an artwork in itself and all South Africans, from children to streetwalkers, are artists.

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