Fun facts about Africa’s Little Five Animals

For so long, the Big Five – lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino, and leopard – have dominated the list of must-sees on a South African safari. Now, there is a shift towards the importance of acknowledging the smaller animals, and in particular, five small animals called the ‘Little Five’. They’re not as popular as other non-Big […]

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Typical Day on Safari

Have you ever considered going on safari? What really is a safari? I had an idea of what to expect prior to my trip to Kruger National Park, but experiencing it first hand is unlike any other, and sometimes hard to put into words! Here is what your typical day on safari will look like […]

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More Than the Mara: Top 3 Places to Safari in Kenya other than the Maasai Mara

No one will dispute that a safari in Kenya must include some well spent time in the Maasai Mara.  However, this East Africa country offers numerous wildlife gems – and further experiences to be had outside of just game drives alone. #1 Amboseli National Park: Located in Southern Kenya, Amboseli most notably lays claim to […]

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The Delicious “Dish” On Durban

One thing Culinarians, Foodies and just downright adventurous travelers have in common is our tendency to plan our vacations around what we will be eating when we get there. When I learned a few short months ago that part of my time in South Africa was going to be taking me to Durban as well, […]

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Americans Want Adventure Travel

According to the Daily Southern African Tourism Update, South African Airways Vacations (SAAV) has what Americans want: adventure travel to Africa. The daily newsletter about all things having to do with travel to Southern Africa recently featured a series of articles specifically geared at what American travelers want. One of the articles was centered on a […]

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#Gr8SA Trip Update: Adventure in the Drakensberg Mountains

Driving through the picturesque KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa was a scenic journey for the #Gr8SA team from South African Airways Vacations. The landscape changed as we approached the famous Drakensberg Mountains area, where we spent two nights at the Drakensberg Gardens Golf and Spa Resort near Underberg. It was amazing how the humidity dropped […]

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