Pilanesberg: One day safari

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 We all know by now that life is to0 short… You must never regret not doing something. We know that travelling is on everyone’s bucket list. And we also know that Africa is one of the most popular destinations to visit. Because time is sometimes of concern, we have included...

An exclusive safari experience: what to expect

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Kurula – a private, exclusive game lodge experience   What does Safari With Us mean when we say exclusive game lodge? Well, we choose only the best private lodges and this specific lodge we collaborate with, can only sleep 10 guests. With the staff being extra friendly and...

Durban – Franklin University

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It is time for Durban – Day 9 After two fun filled days in St. Lucia, it was time to head to Durban, also along the coast. On their way, they visited Ongoye Forest and a scenic walk. Furthermore, they attended a lecture with Sharon Louw. She is involved with a lot of...

Franklin University Switzerland – Group tour South Africa

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Two to three times a year, a professor and a group of his students from Franklin University Switzerland visit Africa for around a week or two. During these tours they learn about Africa’s culture, wildlife, living conditions, politics, history and more. When back in Switzerland,...

Kruger Group Tour – Franklin University Students

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Kruger Adventure Lodge – a home away from home – Day 3 & 4 After our scenic experiences along the Panorama Route, we continued our road trip towards Hazyview where we checked in at Kruger Adventure Lodge. This would be our home for the next two days. This beautiful and...
The highest bungee jump bridge in the world: Bloukrans

Exploring Beauty: South Africa’s Garden Route through Tours

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The picturesque Garden Route of South Africa is full of hidden surprises along the N2. There are so many different things one will encounter along the route. There are artist communions, golf courses, top chefs, and even some amazing wildlife in safari. Taking on of the Garden...
Mokoro tour along the Okavango Delta

My African Adventure: Mokoro Ride along the Okavango Delta Tour in Botswana

I think my favorite day of this entire trip was when we went out on the Okavango Delta in a mokoro boat. As soon as we set off, I slumped into pure relaxation and just took it all in. It was SO peaceful. Read more about our Okavango Delta Tour and view several images I took...
Baby Elephants playing in the mud at Kruger

The 5th Day of my African Adventure | Kruger National Park

After spending 2 days in Balule Private Game Reserve near Kruger, it was time to move on closer into the Greater Kruger area. AND change accommodations. We arrived at our treehouse early that evening and went on a Kruger safari early the next morning.
Wilderness Garden Route

Our Garden Route Experience (Part two)

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Part Two: Our Garden Route Experience Day 5:  Oudtshoorn to Knysna This was the start of our Garden Route Experience. The drive to Knysna was an idyllic combination of snaking mountain passes, deep ravines, beaches, lagoons, rivers, lush vegetation, vibrant towns and of course...
Our first giraffe sighting in Africa

The First 2 Days of my African Adventure | Johannesburg & Balule

The first 2 days of our African safari adventure were relaxing, emotional and extremely memorable. Maybe it was the amazing African sunset or our first elephant sighting during our sunset game drive, or even the yummy pap we ate at our first traditional African braai. I even made...
Souvenir shopping for handmade gifts in South Africa

My Final Day at Kruger: African Bush Walk and Goodbyes

One particular highlight of the walk was listening to the monkeys letting out loud alarm signals across the bush. Reinhard mentioned it could be one of three things: a python, wild dog or leopard. As we continued, the cries got louder and then eventually died down.
2,353km of traveling for the first two legs of my Southern African vacation.

How to Plan a Trip to Africa

How did I Plan a trip to Africa? I only had 3 weeks. The first thing I did was prioritize destinations into 3 categories.