Travelling to Morocco for the first time? Here’s What you Need to Know.

Morocco is an increasingly popular travel destination – I know as I have visited twice in the last couple of years and long for more – drawing tourists, photographers and videographers to its vibrant metropoles and stunning desert landscapes. An Introduction to Morocco Morocco has four imperial cities namely Marrakesh, Fes, Meknes, and Rabat, the country’s capital. Although a modern city at first glance, Rabat has several interesting historical attractions such as the Kasbah of the Oudaias, the old medina, and the Hassan Tower. Marrakesh, known as the pink city,…

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Rwanda: explore the land of a thousand hills

Ranked by the Gallup Report as Africa’s second safest country, Rwanda’s indicators are impressive and show that for 100,000 residents, the country has on average 2,5 murders per year. That is the lowest crime rate compared to other African countries. In addition, Rwanda is the least corrupt and cleanest country in Africa. The government introduced a public cleaning initiative where citizens are required to partake in once a month. After the Rwandan Genocide 25 years ago, the country has been  working hard to reinvent itself economically. With a host of…

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Bush To Beach – Combining A Safari In The Bush With Relaxation At The Beach

Africa is a world of its own – and very beautiful at that. It is one of the best destinations to travel to, boasting of majestic wildlife, crystal blue beaches, stunning topography, and a wealth of history and culture. If you’re planning a trip to Africa and are thinking about your travel itinerary options, we suggest a combination of the bush and beach. Blending the thrill of a safari in the bush with the relaxation at the beach is a great way to make the most out of your trip…

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10 Ways to Say “I Love You”, In Kenya

Are you looking to do something that will put a smile on your loved one’s face? Kenya is a beautiful and vibrant country where you can share fun and spontaneous activities with the ones you love.  Here is our collection of the 10 activities that will say “I love you”, in this East African country. Take your partner to Manda Island The perfect romantic getaway awaits at Manda Island, home to endless beaches of soft sand and glistening turquoise waters. There’s a variety of activities to do there, including sailing, surfing, snorkeling,…

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Steep mountain slopes and blue skies: My hiking experience in Heidelberg

The idea of taking a walk in the countryside has never been on my bucket list, although fully aware of its health benefits however, my thoughts would run wild whenever I think about the long distance, snakes and all the unfavourable things one would come across while hiking. On sunny Saturday morning, my cousin and I decided to go for a hike in Heidelberg, a small town just outside Johannesburg. Roughly 45 minutes’ drive and on our way there I was super excited to try out something I have never…

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The Perfect Combo For A Unique Safari Experience

Serengeti National Park. Images Supplied Explore the best of East Africa’s safari reserves when you create an itinerary that combines iconic national parks and reserves from the two leading safari destinations – Kenya and Tanzania. You can even take a bus ride from Nairobi to Arusha or Dar Es Salaam and vice versa. The combination tours are numerous and you can be sure of getting a reliable tour operator to tailor-make any combination country tour for you. Here are some of our favorite destinations across both countries: Masai Mara National…

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Exploring Africa’s Deepest Lakes

Africa is home to some of the largest, deepest, and all-round awe-inspiring lakes in the world. Most of the major lakes on the continent are part of what is known as Africa’s “Great Lakes”. These are a series of lakes that lie along the East African Rift Valley and connect with both the Nile and Congo rivers. Here, in order of depth, are some of the Africa’s deepest lakes that boast enormous amounts of unique aquatic species, and offer unrivaled holiday experiences. 1Lake Tanganyika Lake Tanganyika is not only the…

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South Africa reclassifies 33 wild species as farm animals in a crushing blow to Conservation efforts.

A list of iconic and in some cases endangered wild animals can now be manipulated as farming stock. By the stroke of a legislative pen, a list of iconic and in some cases endangered wild animals can now be manipulated as farming stock. What happens next is anyone’s guess. Lions, cheetahs, rhinos and zebras were among 33 wild species which became farm animals as of May this year when the South African Government approved a brief amendment to the Animal Improvement Act (AIA) which governs livestock breeding. There has been…

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