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Before any trip to South Africa, or anywhere else on a continent known for its safaris, you’ll inevitably hear about “The Big Five.” These are, you’ll come to learn, the five game animals hunters once declared to be the most dangerous and difficult to hunt on foot. Despite the fact […]

The Big 5 (+ 17): 22 Amazing Animals of South ...




I expected to find a huge variety of animals in South Africa, but one I wasn’t prepared to encounter was the insidious earworm. Everywhere we turned, it seemed, we’d bump into yet another earworm – and as soon as we’d get rid of one, someone would find (and, inevitably, share) […]

The Earworms of South Africa






South Africa offers a variety of things to do. Those who are looking for an active holiday will be happy to find hiking and walking trails in many national parks and even in botanical gardens; those who want to soak up the sun will love the beaches ; those passionate […]

10 Days in South Africa: Itinerary Ideas