Author Archives: West

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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Why Students Should Go Travelling


Being a student is a time of educational and cultural enrichment. You have more free time than people in full-time […]

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How to Stay Safe in South Africa – Part 1


There is much about South Africa that is, to a degree, misunderstood. In fact, there is far more going for […]

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Four Great Music Festivals in South Africa


South Africa’s stunning vistas, the grandeur of its wild landscapes and the legendary big-game animals might be many people’s biggest […]

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