God’s Window -Mpumalanga

#7 GOD’S WINDOW| 25 Most Instagrammable Places in South Africa | Meet South Africa   Fifteen local and international Instagrammers visited attractions and spots in all nine South African provinces to photograph the best 25 Instagrammable locations in celebration of 25 years of democracy.   Situated on the Drakensberg escarpment in Mpumalanga is God’s Window. […]

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African Safari Experience Part 1 – Elephants!

“I hope you have an experience that alters the course of your life because, after Africa, nothing has ever been the same” – Suzanne Evans ????????????? Did you know that elephants, the largest land animals on the planet, are among the most exuberantly expressive of creatures?  Joy, anger, grief, compassion, love; the finest emotions reside within […]

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Journey to Kenya

The longer I’ve had the pleasure of working with South African Airways Vacations, the deeper my knowledge of this vast, incredible country of Africa truly becomes. What unfamiliar travelers may think of as one large continent is, in fact, a region with so many various countries, each of which hold their own special magic to […]

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My First South Africa Safari Experience

I believe when you think of South Africa you think of a safari.  Well, I was lucky enough to have the most incredible safari experience while visiting South Africa in November 2019.  I spent 3 days on safari in the Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, which is located in the Southern portion of the Kruger. […]

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Blyde River Canyon – South Africa

#8 BLYDE RIVER CANYON| 25 Most Instagrammable Places in South Africa | Meet South Africa   Fifteen local and international Instagrammers visited attractions and spots in all nine South African provinces to photograph the best 25 Instagrammable locations in celebration of 25 years of democracy. Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve in Mpumalanga, South Africa forms […]

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Fun facts about Africa’s Little Five Animals

For so long, the Big Five – lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino, and leopard – have dominated the list of must-sees on a South African safari. Now, there is a shift towards the importance of acknowledging the smaller animals, and in particular, five small animals called the ‘Little Five’. They’re not as popular as other non-Big […]

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Typical Day on Safari

Have you ever considered going on safari? What really is a safari? I had an idea of what to expect prior to my trip to Kruger National Park, but experiencing it first hand is unlike any other, and sometimes hard to put into words! Here is what your typical day on safari will look like […]

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More Than the Mara: Top 3 Places to Safari in Kenya other than the Maasai Mara

No one will dispute that a safari in Kenya must include some well spent time in the Maasai Mara.  However, this East Africa country offers numerous wildlife gems – and further experiences to be had outside of just game drives alone. #1 Amboseli National Park: Located in Southern Kenya, Amboseli most notably lays claim to […]

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How to Choose a Family-Friendly Safari

  When planning a family safari to South Africa, one of the most important decisions you’ll make is which lodge to choose. There are many choices in South Africa but the key is to choose a kid-friendly accommodation that fits your budget and lifestyle. Here are some things to consider when searching for the best family-friendly […]

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