South Africa

Travel Guide To A South African Safari

Sunday, November 8, 2009

In this travel video guide to South Africa, I travel to South Africa’s Kruger National Park, one of the world’s best places for wildlife viewing. In this travel video I go in search of lion, while also catching glimpses of giraffes, elephants, rhinos, buffalo, hyenas, and baboons. On the way, my crew and I cruise […]

Images Of Africa

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

SOUTH AFRICA These images are from my trip through South African and Mozambique during September, 2009.

Top Three Spots For Do-It-Yourself Safaris

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

With over 21 public reserves within its borders (not to mention the scores of others located in bordering Mozambique and Botswana), safariing in South Africa can be both accessible and affordable, you just need to know where to go. The Sydney Morning Herald names their three top spots for game-watching and nature-gawking on the cheap. […]

So You Think You Know South Africa?

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Kruger may be better known, but South Africa’s iSimangaliso Wetland Park has its fair share of wildlife, including hippos, Zambezi sharks, crocodiles, antelope, and over 500 species of birds. Located in the northeastern part of the country, just south of Mozambique, iSimangaliso boasts five ecosystems and can safely be described as “South Africa’s answer to […]

Top 8 Ways To See Cape Town Through A Different Lens

Sunday, April 26, 2009

If you’re looking for a way to get away from the madding crowds in Cape Town, try these 8 alternative ways to see the city through a different lens. By Lucy Corne Cape Town is one of those places that everyone should visit in their lifetime. It has everything: natural beauty, a vibrant cocktail of […]

Kruger: The World’s Best National Park?

Friday, April 24, 2009

Kruger National Park, the massive, 7,332-square-mile reserve in northeastern South Africa, is home to 517 species of birds and 147 species of mammals, including the Big Five (lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and the rhino). The best part? Don’t expect Kruger to be some sort of South Africa-Disneyland: “Kruger is not a glorified tourist trap, but […]

How To Find Rhino In South Africa’s Phinda Reserve

Friday, March 27, 2009

Nestled against the eastern coastline of South Africa is Phinda Resource Reserve, a 57,000-acre reserve boasting the Big Five, 380 bird species and a coastline teeming with marine life. The Independent Online has a great story of one woman’s trek into the bush to track down and catch a peek of one of the 50 […]

Cape Town For Free?

Friday, October 3, 2008

It’s South Africa, so everything about a trip there must be expensive, right? Wrong. I’m on the South African Airlines e-mail list, and every month there’s a new deal for flights from North America (New York/Washington) to Cape Town or Johannesburg for a little over US$1,000.00. You can sign up here. If you’re heading to […]

Top 10 Undiscovered Travel Spots

Monday, September 29, 2008

Budget Travel came out with their 2008 list of the top 10 “new” places to visit this year which, by “new,” I think they mean “not overrun by tourists yet” rather than physical age. (I have a feeling Bergerac, France is probably not that new.) Here are a few highlights. ? Trying to get off-the-beaten-path […]

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