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How to book cheap flights!

Flying is usually the most expensive part of travelling. Read my 8 top tips on how to save on airfare and travel on a tight budget!

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Sunset hike: Lions Head, Cape Town

Continuing this week’s hiking theme (Click here for my post about hiking Table Mountain!), another Cape Town central hike that you shouldn’t visit South Africa without doing, is Lion’s Head. One of South Africa’s most popular hikes Honestly probably about 60% easier than Table Mountain, it’s much more amateur hiker friendly and incredibly popular with… Continue reading Sunset hike: Lions Head, Cape Town

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My 36 hour epic train ride: Johannesburg to Cape Town (Shosholoza Meyl)

After an amazing two months in Johannesburg, it was time to uproot again and continue exploring. Next stop: Cape Town. Why fly when you can train? There are, of course, several flights to and from Cape Town and Joburg every day but instead of taking the easy way (because when do I ever do that?)… Continue reading My 36 hour epic train ride: Johannesburg to Cape Town (Shosholoza Meyl)

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African Penguins! A day trip to Boulders Beach, Simonstown

When people think Africa, they think safari. Lions, leopards, elephants…. And penguins? If you google "Things to do in Cape Town", one of the top hits is always to visit the African penguins that reside on Boulders Beach. Of course, Boulders Beach is actually in Simonstown and not Cape Town at all… But how could… Continue reading African Penguins! A day trip to Boulders Beach, Simonstown

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Is Johannesburg safe for solo travellers?

This will be a (relatively) short post, but I think it’s an important part of the Johannesburg post that I will be publishing next. I left for South Africa in January 2017 and everyone I mentioned the trip to was so excited for my plans… until I mentioned that I would be spending the majority… Continue reading Is Johannesburg safe for solo travellers?