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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ORIBI GORGE

#6 ORIBI GORGE| 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. Oribi Gorge is as famous for its dramatic scenery as it […]

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DURBAN

#4 DURBAN| 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. From adrenaline-fueled adventures to family-orientated activities, or simply a relaxed holiday on […]

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SANI PASS IN KWAZULU-NATAL

#3 #SANIPASS 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.   Sani Pass is a mountain pass located in the West of […]

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The Delicious “Dish” On Durban

One thing Culinarians, Foodies and just downright adventurous travelers have in common is our tendency to plan our vacations around what we will be eating when we get there. When I learned a few short months ago that part of my time in South Africa was going to be taking me to Durban as well, […]

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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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#Gr8SA Trip Update: Sabi Sands and the Panorama Route

It’s a good idea to include some extra time in your schedule when traveling – that is always good advice, and traveling in South Africa is no different. The #Gr8SA team from South African Airways Vacations was reminded of that fact when driving the approximate three and a half hours from the Drakensberg Mountains to […]

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#Gr8SA Trip Update: Getting There

Part of the adventure of travel is getting to your destination. Yes, South Africa is a “long haul” destination but, honestly, surviving the flight to South Africa was not bad – even fun! Our team from South African Airways Vacations took South African Airways’ (SAA) 10:40 a.m. flight from New York JFK to Johannesburg’s O.R. […]

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