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7 hand-picked markets to visit while in South Africa

One of the best ways to get to know a place and experience the real feel of it is to visit a market, to not only browse the treasure trove of local goods and delicacies on offers, but also to do like the locals do, and it is no different in South Africa.   Whether it’s a gift to take home or yummy street food in South Africa you’re after, you’ll find what you’re looking for at these top marke..

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6 game reserves and safaris to explore near Cape Town

Famous for its busy harbour and the iconic Table Mountain which stands behind it, Cape Town is in fact one of three capital cities in South Africa, and a city not to be missed during any visit to South Africa. Another unmissable experience while in South Africa is a visit to a safari park or game reserve, where you might have the opportunity to spot the Big Five: lions, African leopards, rhinocero..

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6 breath-taking must-visit caves in South Africa

Featuring some of the most astounding rock formations, the world’s oldest lifeforms encased in fossils, and ancient paintings chronicling the lives of prehistoric tribes, everyone needs to visit South Africa’s caves at least once in their lifetime. From vast chambers to caverns which can only be accessed by crawling through tunnels, here are the best caves in South Africa to visit for anyone seeki..

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5 peaceful and relaxing botanical gardens in South Africa

South Africa is a country of incredible contrasts, where cultures meet and mix in fascinating ways. But it’s not just a place of bustling cities, world-class shops, unique restaurants and great nightlife – it’s also home to some of the world’s most lovely botanical gardens. So when you’re enjoying a spectacular tour of South Africa, make sure you take some time out to visit these oases of calm...

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Great & different street food in South Africa you should try

South Africa is an amazing cultural experience. The sights, the sounds, the smells – and the tastes – will stay with you forever. Our flexible escorted tours of South Africa can take you to cosmopolitan Cape Town, the lush and verdant Garden Route and lively Durban plus many more destinations. Here’s what you should eat along the way.   (more…)..

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8 Cape Town restaurants the locals really love

Cape Town may have been in the news recently for its water shortages, but this amazing, vibrant city is as far from a culinary desert as you can imagine. In fact, it’s home to some of the most celebrated restaurants on the continent, making it a remarkable gastronomic as well as cultural destination during your tour of South Africa. Here are just a few of the cool places where the locals love to h..

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6 reasons to visit Victoria Falls – The World’s largest waterfall

When heading on an African adventure there will certainly be an endless list of places on your bucket list and Victoria Falls is definitely one you will want to cross off. The world’s largest waterfall which straddles the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe is deservingly one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Take a look at our 6 reasons below to makes sure you know why to visit Victoria Falls..

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Our 5 favourite things to do at Table Mountain

The famous Table Mountain is one of South Africa’s finest attractions; in fact it’s one of the top 10 things to do in Cape Town. So if you’ll be embarking on a spectacular tour of South Africa in the coming months, we thought we’d help you make the most of your trip by recommending five of our favourite things to do during a visit to Table Mountain National Park: (more…)..

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Introducing Rooibos Tea, South Africa’s traditional cup!

Your dream tour of South Africa would not be complete without a taste of the famous African red bush tea. The Rooibos tea in South Africa is something you really must try. Not only does it have incredible herbal benefits, but a sip of this tea will also immerse you into the wonderful African culture through its unique aroma and taste. (more…)..

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Our favourite food experiences at Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront

When visiting a new country on an escorted tour, the doors of opportunity open when it comes to tasting new foods and delicacies. An escorted tour of South Africa is no exception, offering an abundance of delightful dining experiences. Many of our most highly recommended places to eat are on the stunning Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town. Whether you’re after a quick snack, a hearty me..

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