Category Archives South Africa

Boutique hotels - Molitor, Paris

Staying in a chain hotel is usually nothing special. Regardless of the city or even the country you’re visiting, you get pretty much the same thing each and every time. Sure, the service is reliable and you can count on clean sheets, but there’s nothing much to get excited about. Boutique hotels, on the other hand, offer a much more…

South African Bobotie

Bobotie, a traditional South African dish with Cape Malay influences from the Indian population, is a delicious and comforting recipe perfect for the cooler, darker months ahead. Of course if you’re in South Africa, and coming into the warmer summer months, you’ll still want to make this delicious dish! Made with ground beef or lamb, and spiced with curry, turmeric, lemon…

Big Five Marathon

There are few sports that allow you to exercise and see the world at the same time. But, running features that unique perk – you can lace up and get your legs moving while sightseeing in a way traditional tours can’t offer. Whether it’s just a trip to a particular city or a race you’re in search of, here are…

Penguins on Boulders Beach in Table Mountain National Park

The next stop on our 5 Healthy Days tour is Cape Town – the second most populous city in South Africa, after Johannesburg. Cape Town is a fascinating multicultural destination. This city is alive with arts and culture, with unique restaurants and sights around every corner, and this year The New York Times named it the best place in the…

Giraffes in Johannesburg

The next stop on our five healthy days tour is South Africa’s Johannesburg, which is affectionately called Joburg, Jozi, and Egoli (City of Gold). Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa and is considered the commercial heart of the country.  There is a lot to see and do in this bustling destination, so here’s how you can do and…

Top surfing destinations

Some vacationers like to sit under a palapa gazing at a beautiful beach, while others prefer to step off the dry sand and shred some gnarly waves. If you fit into the second group, these surfing destinations will get your heart pumping while still giving you the opportunity to take in natural beauty. Jeffreys Bay, South Africa Jeffreys Bay’s slogan…

The recent turmoil in Turkey is a clear reminder that a peaceful place can quickly turn into a violent one, and a reminder that we need to be vigilant when traveling. Every traveler should know in advance if their vacation spot is one where they need to take extra precaution to increase their safety. When planning any trip, be sure…

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