Nature in All Its Glory: Connecting With the Great Outdoors on Vacation

Taking a vacation with the kids should be fun for everyone, but there are only so many theme parks that you (and your wallet) can cope with. When you need a break from the pool, and the kids need a break from the museums, there is a big world out there waiting to be explored. All you need to get the kids to come along is an angle.

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Safety First

Nobody is going to enjoy a hike if they are anxious about safety, so take sensible precautions. Ensure that someone knows where you are going and when you expect to be back. Find out from local sources what hazards you might encounter on the way and how to deal with them. Continue reading “Nature in All Its Glory: Connecting With the Great Outdoors on Vacation”

4 Things You Need to Know Before your Trip to South Africa

What images does South Africa conjure up when you imagine a trip to this diverse country? Safaris, adventure, wine, or bustling cities? South Africa is all these things and more. It is also a relatively easy country to navigate and get around, plus the language barrier is removed as much of the population speaks English. But there are still some useful things to consider before you set off on your trip of a lifetime to South Africa. Here are some tips to make sure your vacation goes as planned.

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1. Visa Requirements

If you are visiting for less than 90 days it is likely you won’t need a visa, depending on which country you are from. You must have at least 30 days left on your passport when you enter. Before you travel, check the need for a visa with the South African embassy in your country. Continue reading “4 Things You Need to Know Before your Trip to South Africa”

Some Cool and Unique Hotels in Cape Town

Cape Town is a small place which can make your summer vacation quite memorable. It offers wonderful hosting. Because it has different hotels which provide excellent luxurious environment. I had to prepare a research on these hotels, and fortunately my some close friend residing there. So he helped me a lot. And provided me full details about cool hotels of Cape Town. When I started to conduct research, I extremely desired to visit that hotels and luckily I got a chance to visit and completed my research.

Lange Baan Houseboat
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Lange Baan Houseboats:

One luxurious hotel was Lange Baan Houseboats which was located on the coast of Cape Town. This was quite large area which can easily accommodate 5-6 groups. If population is more than 6 groups, than they can hire the lower and upper halves of Nirvana. Boats are two in number and equipped with excellent facilities of dining and kitchen. Sleeping facilities were also quite luxurious and the charges were quite affordable. Continue reading “Some Cool and Unique Hotels in Cape Town”

Experience Cape Town through its Guesthouses

Many people considered Cape Town, the gateway to Africa, as the best city in the world. What started as a colony has developed into a modern city with highways, hotels, harbors, shopping centers, and an airport with all the conveniences of modern amenities!

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For the uninformed, Cape Town is not an obscure jungle or wilderness, but you will discover that it fuses the old and the new. You will find older buildings with facades that will rival those in Europe with new skyscrapers dotting the skyline. You can see amazing gardens that were established since 1652 to provide fresh vegetables to ships surrounding the Cape. Continue reading “Experience Cape Town through its Guesthouses”

The Five Best Surfing Beaches in the World

Some of the best surfing beaches in the world include the Gold Coast in Australia, the Mentawai Islands in Indonesia, Jeffreys Bay in South Africa and El Salvador.

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Many surfers spend their days travelling from one country to the next in search for the perfect wave.  If you are lucky enough to have this luxury there are certain beaches that you should not miss out on.  Leave behind your water skis because you definitely won’t need a boat to tow you along, you will be getting momentum enough from these outstanding waves. Continue reading “The Five Best Surfing Beaches in the World”