South Africa

A Wild-Wild South Adventure

A Wild-Wild South Adventure

During our trip to South Africa, my sister and I travelled 5 hours to get to Kruger from Johannesburg. We were really keen on seeing some wildlife, so we narrowed down our options to two places. Lion Park in Johannesburg and Kruger National Park. Unfortunately, we were unable to visit […]

Swimming with Penguins at Boulders Beach

Swimming with Penguins at Boulders Beach

If you’ve ever spent endless nights dreaming, dreaming about what it would be like swimming with penguins (yes, I know some of you are weird like that!), Boulders Beach is your dream come true. This beach is home to the famous colony of African Penguins and is one of South […]

How to Travel from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park

How to Travel from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park

The easiest way to get to Kruger National Park is to fly. The park is accessible via three airports. There is the Phalaborwa Airport located on the northern end of the park, Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport in the Central Kruger Park and Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport in the Southern end. The […]

Cape Town to Johannesburg Overland

Cape Town to Johannesburg Overland

I detest air travel, that’s no secret. If there’s another means to move from point A to B within a time frame I can permit, I’ll definitely consider it. So when I found out that the train service from Cape Town to Johannesburg wasn’t so bad and was less than half the […]

Finding Nemo at the Two Oceans Aquarium

Finding Nemo at the Two Oceans Aquarium

The Two Oceans Aquarium was one of the places I visited in Cape Town. I have been to a few other aquariums in the past, some of them bigger than this, but I don’t know what it was about this particular one that made me feel all giddy and excited […]

Citysightseeing Bus: Best way to see Capetown?

Citysightseeing Bus: Best way to see Capetown?

If you visit Cape Town as a tourist with no idea about what to do, where to go and how to get there, the Citysightseeing bus might very well be what the doctor ordered. Usually, I prefer to walk around when I visit a new city but I have taken […]

Travel Costs Breakdown: South Africa

Travel Costs Breakdown: South Africa

What does it cost to visit South Africa on a budget? So first, I think I need to say that this breakdown is based solely on my experience with planning for a trip I made in the month of March, 2016. This is intended only for the purpose of trip […]

South Africa

South Africa Travel: A Sample Itinerary

Planning a trip to South Africa? Here’s a sample itinerary to help you plan your trip. This focuses mainly on Cape Town, Johannesburg and a few places in between. You might also be interested in  The JJC’s Guide to SA as well as how we spent our time.. Here’s the […]

South Africa

My Top 5: South Africa

 My sister and I took a short trip to South Africa in the month of April. We intended to spend some time exploring bits of Johannesburg, Cape Town and the Kruger National Park. We did a fair job with Cape Town from a tourist perspective but we never really got […]

South Africa

The South African Tour Movie

Here’s a short movie of our time in South Africa. My sister and I spent a few days in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Kruger National Park. I also wrote an online diary about this trip which you can find here: South African Tour Diaries