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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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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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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Overcoming Pre-Trip Jitters

By Hilari Ross, Africa Specialist You have your flights and hotel booked (hopefully through your Africa Specialist at South African Airways Vacations) – you are ready to travel to South Africa! I wish it were that simple for me. Unlike some travelers, instead of excitement, my mind goes straight to questions. As soon as all […]

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