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South Africa on a Budget

South Africa on a Budget

South Africa is becoming an increasingly popular holiday destination, and as such the country’s tourism industry is booming, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be able to explore its depths on a budget. In fact, there are many ways you can keep costs down without compromising on seeing and experiencing ...

 

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Author: Amy

October 21, 2013

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An Exhilarating White Water Rafting Experience Along the Zambezi

An Exhilarating White Water Rafting Experience Along the Zambezi

When in Africa it’s never too early to be pumped full of adrenaline. On one particular morning in Zimbabwe’s town of Victoria Falls (during my overland trip through Africa), this is exactly the stance I chose to take. My method of extracting all that adrenaline? Well, tackling the mighty Zambezi ...

 

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Author: dalene

October 18, 2013

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Top South Africa Luxury Lodges

Top South Africa Luxury Lodges

Every year people flock to South Africa for an unforgettable safari experience, in the hopes that they’ll spot some of the world’s rarest and most incredible wildlife. However, if you are plagued with visions of sleeping rough in the bushveld then banish them now, for South Africa is home to ...

 

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Author: Amy

September 17, 2013

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Kiswahili and the Use of 'Ni' (Part 1)

Kiswahili and the Use of ‘Ni’ (Part 1)

Unlike in English where you don’t really have to specify whether you are referring to one person or more than one, in Swahili we go to great pains to do this! How exactly is it done? You simply add “ni” at the end of the word in question. So before ...

 

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Author: Fun-Lugha

September 16, 2013

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How to Learn Common Animal Names in Swahili

How to Learn Common Animal Names in Swahili

Here’s a list of the most common animal names you may come across on your African safari, and their direct translation into Swahili. Enjoy and happy learning! Animal – Mnyama Antelope – Paa Baboon – Nyani Bird(s) – Ndege Buffalo – Nyati Bushbaby (Lesser) – Kombo Cheetah – Duma Chimpanzee ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

August 22, 2013

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Who is Nelson Mandela?

Who is Nelson Mandela?

“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.” ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

August 21, 2013

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They Are Sometimes Known as the "Ugly 5"

They Are Sometimes Known as the “Ugly 5″

When it comes to animal spotting, most people are well aware of the “Big 5“, or perhaps even the “Little 5″! However, did you know anything about the “Ugly 5″? Chances are you don’t… Well, I don’t blame you as I only found out about the expression on my latest ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

August 20, 2013

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My First Safari Game Drive

My First Safari Game Drive

I remember my first safari game drive. I was on my first overland trip in Africa at the time and we were a few days into the adventure. It was the day I got my first true taste of Africa. I’d arrived in Namibia and we were heading to Etosha ...

 

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Author: dalene

August 19, 2013

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History of the South African Wine Industry

History of the South African Wine Industry

South Africa is hailed for its thriving wine industry, which has helped contribute to the number of tourists who visit the country each year. With a history dating back to the 1600s, the story of how South Africa came to be one of the leading countries in the wine industry ...

 

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Author: Amy

August 14, 2013

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Wildebeest Eco Camp - A Piece of Paradise

Wildebeest Eco Camp – A Piece of Paradise

As some of you might know, I recently landed in Nairobi and I’m currently staying at the Wildebeest Eco Camp, conveniently located in the beautiful Langata area. For those of you who’re thinking of choosing this venue for their next holidays to Kenya, here’s an overview of what the Wildebeest ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

July 31, 2013

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