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The latest on travelling Africa the way it should be travelled – on a shoestring, experiencing all that the rugged, beautiful birthplace of mankind has to offer. Expect tales of budget travel heroism, up to the mi

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Here are some interesting and amazing facts about lions, leopards, elephants, rhinos and buffalos - Africa's Big Five.

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A little lovin’ in blog form, especially for Valentine’s Day. And don’t worry, there’s nothing sickly-sweet about it!

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Johannesburg – South Africa's largest city and one in the midst of a must-see cultural and social revival. From Maboneng to Sandton, Soweto and the Cradle of Mankind, eating out to galleries, the theatre and bungee-jumping off an old cooling tower. Here we list a bunch of the most happening things to do in Jozi – our pick of the places to see and be seen in.

Visiting Madagascar
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 In Southern Africa you will be spoiled for choice in terms of balmy beach destinations. From Lamu in Kenya down through Tanzania, Mozambique and into South Africa, we take a look at 10 of the balmiest of them all.

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The giraffe, graceful, elegant and just plain bizarre has captured man’s imagination for centuries. We take a closer look at the pervasive presence of these gigantic quadrupeds.

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A blog comparing two of the most famous (and joined) game parks in the world – Tanzania’s Serengeti and Kenya’s Masai Mara.

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Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain, is spectacular. Climbing it is an incredible experience and an amazing feat. Here we discuss all things Kili and the different routes up to it's peak.

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Here we break down the ins-and-outs and do’s and don’ts of travelling with children in Africa.

Inverdoorn Game Reserve
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Looking for an affordable Big Five game park close to Cape Town? Here are three of the Western Cape's best Big Five safari destinations for time-pressed travellers on a limited budget.

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When coming on safari to Africa, many people ask how they can make a meaningful contribution to those more needy. It being the ‘season of giving’, we thought now would be a good time to list just some of the many ways that every visitor (and local) can give back.
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