Africa's Top White-Water Rafting Destinations

Africa’s Top White-Water Rafting Destinations

With some of the largest, longest rivers in the world running through hundreds of miles of wilderness, Africa represents an unbeatable white water rafting destination. A rafting excursion along the Nile or Zambezi rivers in Africa announces to be not only adventurous and challenging, but also filled with all kinds of discoveries and revelations regarding the continent’s abundant wildlife and natural splendours. So whether you are in search for the ultimate challenge or you are just prospec... [ read more ]

Scenic South African Golf Courses

Scenic South African Golf Courses

If you ever wish to spice up a golf vacation with some adventure and amazing landscapes, then you should know that South Africa is the place to go. The country has a long tradition in golf and is home to some of the most scenic golf courses in the whole world - not to mention the fact that Africa is the only place where one can experience a golfing safari (which represents a 2 in 1, thrilling combination of a safari trip and a golf vacation). Another great advantage of South Africa in genera... [ read more ]

5 Ideas for an Active 2012 African Vacation

5 Ideas for an Active 2012 African Vacation

An African adventure is certainly something to consider for your 2012 New Year resolution list. The reasons why I’m saying this are quite obvious: amazing culture, unequaled landscapes, live altering experiences. For those who are not willing to go as far as the North Pole or don’t have the millions of dollars that would buy a flight in space, Africa remains the ultimate adventure holiday destination. So for all those of you who are willing to go past the fences of a Red Sea all-inclusiv... [ read more ]

Africa's Best Secret Beaches

Africa’s Best Secret Beaches

Africa’s beaches might be less famous than the beaches of Spain or the ones in California, but this also means they are less crowded. Plus, they offer an incredible diversity of landscapes, and often the feeling that you are stepping on unspoiled ground. It’s hard to imagine a greater variety of landscapes and beaches than in Africa, surrounded by two seas (Mediterranean and Red Sea) and tow oceans (Atlantic and Indian). Those fascinated with beaches or looking for a romantic honeymoon d... [ read more ]

Short guide to visiting Mauritius

Short guide to visiting Mauritius

The island of Mauritius is among those tropical gems that you see advertised in agency brochures and find it hard to believe that it actually exists. With its tropical vegetation and the warm, crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean, Mauritius makes a great beach vacation/honeymoon destination. And what’s even great about this island off the coast of Madagascar it the way it combines secluded, world-class resorts with the diverse and hospitable culture of the island. I hope my short guide... [ read more ]

Popular Sights in Johannesburg

Popular Sights in Johannesburg

Not as famous or as visited as Cape Town, Johannesburg is still one of South Africa’s biggest  and most interesting cities - in terms of population this city in the mountains is actually the largest in the country. But this highly industrial city, situated in the middle of a high plateau, hides numerous riches in its underground: minerals, diamonds and also some very beautiful caves. It might even be the 'cradle of human civilization', as many archaeologists and historians like to refer ... [ read more ]

New Year's Eve Party Destinations in Africa

New Year’s Eve Party Destinations in Africa

Spending the New Year’s Eve in some exotic African country might seem like a bold decision, but since when does unconventional mean bad? Actually, a winter holiday spent Africa might prove to be the best decision you ever made. First of all, half of Africa is situated in the Southern hemisphere so this means that the month December marks the beginning of summer. Secondly, when it comes to these fabulous New Year's Eve party destinations in Africa, dullness and boredom are not on the menu: ... [ read more ]