South Africa Itinerary 12 Day Tour

Introduction Our most popular trip to date has been South Africa, and a couple of days in Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. We spent a long time making and researching a South Africa Itinerary A few people have asked for this South Africa itinerary or advice, so after delving through some paper work I found ourContinue reading “South Africa Itinerary 12 Day Tour”

South Africa Travel Advice & General Information

Here is a guide to some best South Africa travel advice and general information, worth having on hand for any South African trip or even for pre planning. Capital A little confusing so Cape Town is the official legislative capital, with the administrative capital being Pretoria and Judicial capital being Bloemfontein Population The population ofContinue reading “South Africa Travel Advice & General Information”

Zimbabwe Travel Advice & General Information

Here is a guide to some best Zimbabwe travel advice and general information, worth having on hand for any Zimbabwe trip or even for pre planning. This is designed as an attachment to our 12 day South Africa and Zimbabwe trip South Africa Itinerary 12 Day Tour Capital The Capital city of Zimbabwe is Harare,Continue reading “Zimbabwe Travel Advice & General Information”

Safari Sabi Sands South Africa

Safari Sabi Sands Introduction Years of watching The Lion King and dreaming about a safari trip, could not have prepared me for the experience we were about to encounter on the safari Sabi Sands. This part of our trip was beyond our expectations and I just hope I can do it justice in this post.Continue reading “Safari Sabi Sands South Africa”

Franschhoek Wine District

Franschhoek Wine District I can safely say this was the most luxurious stop on our African trip so far. The wine district is an unreal experience and even comes with it’s own Franschhoek wine tram tour. Could you ask for anymore. This area of Cape Town was without doubt, the most picturesque in terms ofContinue reading “Franschhoek Wine District”

Cape Town Where Africa Meets Europe

Cape Town City What a contrast this city was to the week we had already spent in Africa. Cape Town echoed the squares and streets that we have previously encountered in other destinations of European feel. It had the comfort of a city but with a genuine African twist. We had 3 nights in CapeContinue reading “Cape Town Where Africa Meets Europe”

Victoria Falls Adventure – nature’s true wonder

Zimbabwe and Victoria Falls Adventure Our Victoria Falls Adventure, to this amazing country was nothing short of breathtaking. And wait until you here about Ilala Lodge hotel Our main reason for including Zimbabwe in our itinerary was to see Victoria Falls but it turned out that this Natural Wonder of the World was not theContinue reading “Victoria Falls Adventure – nature’s true wonder”

Johannesburg Our First Stop

First Stop Johannesburg Johannesburg, South Africa’s entry into the country, we would definitely recommend you explore this interesting city ONLY through a tour and if possible, use a private tour guide. We took this option and were delighted we did. It meant we could tailor the day to our personal interests, spending extra time inContinue reading “Johannesburg Our First Stop”

Our Africa Adventure (Off We Go)

Africa Introduction Our Plan When we started planning this trip, I wasn’t 100% sold on the destination. It was Richard’s suggestion but as always, I was keen to try somewhere new and different. And am I glad I did!! Africa it was If you ask any group of people, there is a good chance youContinue reading “Our Africa Adventure (Off We Go)”

Zambezi River Cruise

Zambezi River Cruise @ Sunset On our first night in Victoria falls after arriving after lunch we wondered what we would do for the evening. We had a chat with our host on what there is to do and they told us about the Zambezi river cruise at sunset, with drinks and nibbles. Cruise, sunsetContinue reading “Zambezi River Cruise”