Author Archives: West

South Africa’s Most Delicious and Popular Cuisine Part 1


South African food ranks among the continent’s most nutritious food, and won’t merely get your tastebuds going, but will also […]

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The Early History of South Africa Part 2


By the early 18th century, the colonists began to extend into the hinterland beyond the closet mountain regions. The mobile […]

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The Early History of South Africa Part 1


There are numerous cultures that make up the country known as South Africa, explaining why its citizens refer to it […]

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How to Stay Safe in South Africa – Part 2


Don’t walk around at night People have a tendency to be earmarked as targets just by walking around in cities […]

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Southern African Countries at the Olympics


If you ask most people outside of Africa about Southern African countries at the Olympic Games, they would probably picture […]

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Four Historic Places to Visit in Southern Africa


We’ve already covered four of the best places in South Africa to experience a little bit of history. Now, it’s […]

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Three Great Smaller Towns to Visit in South Africa


Most visitors to South Africa will be aware of Cape Town, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth or Bloemfontein. But what about the […]

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Football in South Africa


Football, or soccer as it more commonly known here, is the most popular sport in South Africa. Around the world […]

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Four Interesting & Unusual Places to Visit in South Africa


We’ve written about South Africa’s rarest animals and most historic places. Robben Island. Table Mountain. Kruger Safari Park. these are […]

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Hoax or Threat: Elephant Poaching in Botswana


Botswana is now home to a third of Africa’s 415,000 remaining elephants. In recent years, the protected wilderness areas in […]

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