Tag: Travel

10 Vital International Travel Tips

Traveling to a new country can be both energizing and eye-opening, as it affords you the opportunity to experience a different way of life. But a different way of life can also bring about  a great deal of confusion. That is why it is important to prepare yourself before traveling anywhere for the first time. Here are some great tips to… Read more →

Final Exams Postponed, As Protests Over Education Fees Erupt

Students across South Africa have protested the fees over the past week, leading the temporary closure of three universities. These protests are the biggest student protests to hit the country since apartheid ended in 1994. The students are demanding free quality education for all. The protests are a result of the announcement by university management, which outlined a 10-12% increase… Read more →

Biltong: The Delectable South African Snack

While traveling throughout South Africa, when of the snacks you commonly see is Biltong. Many of the butcheries, grocery stores and specialty shops throughout the area sell the delectable treat. Biltong is a 400-year old traditional South African beef snack, which is cured in a very unique and highly nutritious way. Biltong differs from American Beef Jerky — which many… Read more →

The University Of Cape Town

The University of Cape Town is an amazing place to study, with such a vibrant culture and community. The university is located at the foot of Table Mountain’s Devil’s peak, providing an incredible backdrop to the beautiful campus. The staff and students come from all over the world to UTC, representing over 100 countries. With a population of over 20,000… Read more →

Camp’s Bay

Camp’s Bay is a small bay located just outside Cape Town. The beachfront is one of Cape Town’s largest and most beautiful beaches, attracting both locals and visitors alike to this amazing location.The beach offers white sand and strong waves from the Atlantic. During the day you will find many people enjoying a game of volleyball or rugby on the… Read more →

South Africa Wine Country

Cape Town, South Africa is home to some of the most beautiful wineries in the world. The first wines were produced in the Cape back in 1659 and the area is still known for its world-class vintages to this day. Located about 30 minutes outside Cape Town, you will find a number of incredible and unique wineries with stunning mountain… Read more →

Boulder’s Beach

Boulder’s Beach is a small beach located in the Cape Peninsula near Simon’s Town. The name originated from the giant granite boulders that line the beach. Boulder Beach is part of the Table Mountain National Park and is home to a colony of African penguins, which settled on the beach in 1982. Beginning with two breeding pairs, the colony has… Read more →

Madikwe Game Reserve

My friends and I stayed at Tau Game Lodge, which is on the Madikwe Game Reserve in northwest South Africa on the Botswana border. Everything about the trip was incredible. The lodge was amazing and the food was great. There is a watering hole that wraps around the lodge where you can watch animals such as elephants, zebra, wildebeest, kudu,… Read more →