Big cat petting zoos are big business. But are they ethical? For an insight into what happens at big cat petting zoos read here.
A guide to all the Garden Route highlights along one of South Africa’s most popular areas. What to do on the Garden Route and which towns to stay in.
Tips for travelling in South Africa to help you find the best way of getting around the country. Covering Baz Bus, public transport and rental cars.
Finding your accommodation can be a trickier experience than you might think. Even after planning, checking maps, saving screenshots to your phone and writing down directions. I've had more problems…
The opportunity to volunteer with animals in South Africa was too good to resist. I spent 2 weeks getting to know the big cats and their unique characters.
One of the highlights of Africa, these are the best places to see the big 5 while on safari in Southern Africa. Including which animals to look out for and where are the best national parks.
I always like to try new things when I travel and surfing was high up on my list of things to do. The first time was in Australia in the Town of 1770, pretty much the smallest place I’ve ever been. They offer the cheapest 3-hour surf class in Australia, but because of that they regularly have upwards of 15 people trying to surf. In a group that big it’s difficult to get into any kind of rhythm or receive any help from the instructor. Having said that I’ve never had so much fun doing something I was so bad at. I was eager to give it another go and on my recent trip to southern Africa I got my second chance.(more…)
To read the first part of our African road trip click here.
While we were in Maun we had some free time so decided to take advantage and plan our onward route. Louise had to be in Windhoek in a couple of days and was planning to take a bus from Maun, whereas myself and Céline were hoping to go to Kgalagadi National Park. Unfortunately that appeared impossible from the Botswana side without a 4×4. We’re gonna need some bigger tyres for the Polo!(more…)