How to stay safe and make the most of your trip to South Africa

How to stay safe and make the most of your trip to South Africa

Travel to South Africa can seem tricky to many people. Unfortunately, it has a bit of a bad rap for being unsafe. Since my parents currently live there and I’ve visited a few times, I am always being asked whether it is safe, tips for…

african road trip

african road trip

a road trip in south africa = lots of adventure. we took one last little road trip after christmas with my parents and our friends the knudsens who were also visiting. we packed it in with a visit to kruger national park, some bungee jumping,…

elephant + monkey sanctuary

elephant + monkey sanctuary

my parents gave us the greatest christmas present – an outing to the elephant sanctuary in south africa! we all went together on christmas eve (the most unique way we’ve ever celebrated :) and it was such an amazing memory. they spoiled us – this experience…

lion park, south africa

lion park, south africa

the south african lion & rhino park! this place was a highlight from both of my visits to south africa this year and last year. it is basically every animal lover’s dream! this park feels like you’re in the wild – but it’s only 20 minutes…

V&A waterfront, cape town

V&A waterfront, cape town

cape town’s waterfront is the place to be! yes, it’s touristy … but it’s the trendy & happening place to be right in cape town. it’s where great hotels and shopping are, it’s right on the water, and best of all – there is an…